A Magnificent 4.5-Star Destination Along Cape Breton's Cabot Trail

Relax with us and experience the art of living. Overlooking a tranquil lake, our inspired rooms are the beginning of a  Bed & Breakfast experience  like few others.  5 Luxury suites include 3 or 4 piece bathroom, luxury toiletries, bathrobes, FREE Wi -Fi, satellite TV.  A  full cooked breakfast is served each morning to your private table for two and includes fresh pastries, home made jams, juice and fresh fruit as well as a delicious hot dish from the kitchen.  Our fine dining option is a real treat with real silver and crystal from Ian’s collection as well as enticing starters, main dishes and desserts.  Parking is on site and free.  All your questions and our helpful maps and plans will be dealt with at your convenience.  We so look forward to hosting you this year! The B&B opens May 5th to November 30th, 2016.

We are now taking bookings for 2016.  Book Online below or call us now at 1-866-929-2721.  

Book early to get the best choice of room and fine dining.





Imagine looking for your own small piece of heaven while on a trip to bring refreshment and relaxation to your life. You will find the perfect spot here at The English Country Garden Bed and Breakfast, nestled among white birch and spruce trees, overlooking a sparkling lake at the foot of the Highlands on the beautiful Cabot Trail. This “Treasure on the Trail” is the spot you are looking for! Romance, Serenity, Great Breakfasts, Heavenly Beds, Peace and Quiet, the occasional moose… a vacation to remember. Every detail is custom made to create that special feeling you get when you have experienced the extraordinary.

Click here to watch a video about hiking in Cape Breton.

Cape Breton Island

One of the 20 Must See Places for 2013 -- National Geographic Traveler, Best of the world edition, 2012

#1 Island Destination in North America; #3 in the World -- Travel and Leisure magazine, 2011

Most romantic place in Canada -- vacay.ca, 2012


 For Bookings please call 1-866-929-2721    (within North America)

All other countries +1 (902) 929-2721 (charges apply)

OR  Email us at ipgreen@ns.sympatico.ca

Book from our Website by choosing the “Book now” button below (where you will be taken to Booking.com)

and you will receive a complimentary bottle of Nova Scotia wine upon arrival!

This offer is not available if you book directly with Booking.com.


45478 Cabot Trail
Indian Brook, Cape Breton
Nova Scotia
B0C 1H0 Canada

GPS Location: 46.397890,-60.495830

For map and detailed driving directions, click here»

Professional Inn Keepers Penny S. Steele and Ian A. Green

english-country-garden-bb-penny-ianIan, born in Yorkshire, England, and Penny, born in Ontario, Canada, have lived and worked in places as far reaching as Russia, West Africa, England, India, Kuwait, Manila, America and of course Canada. Ian and Penny actually met at the Anglican Church in Moscow when Penny was teaching at the International School situated inside the American Embassy and Ian was working for an Irish company with clients in Moscow. Consequently the B&B has original artworks from all these places and antiques from England. The 1850 broad wood Drawing Room grand that was once in the parlour is now in the Colouratura Fine Art gallery where classical music concerts are held.

Look who came for Breakfast! May 8th,2015