Gift Shops, Galleries and Organic Shops in Pleasant Bay


The Shops are located through out picturesque village of Pleasant Bay, visit all the shops and you will find a larger selection of local artisan products, as well as items from around the world. From beautiful and unique pieces of art to home decor that will complete your home, all the Shops hold a variety of treasures just waiting for you to find them!

Reed Timmons Folk Art, Reed Timmons works in the lobster fishing industry and creates folk art from his home in Pleasant Bay on Cape Breton Island, bringing you a collection of unique art work. The gallery opened in 1994, and has been visited by folk art collector's and gift seekers from all over the world.

Cardinal Points Gift Shop
While visiting the Cape Breton Highlands National Park on the famous Cabot Trail make Cardinal Points a designated stop, conveniently located in Pleasant Bay. Our selection of unique gifts is not found in any other gift shop in Cape Breton. also have an Ice Cream Parlor that has become a popular stop for local people as well as tourists.


Pumpkin Patch Products
Organic body care products with no artificial or synthetic colors, fragrances, and no preservatives. Organic Soaps, Face and Body Balm, Organic Shampoo, Moisturizing Organic Lip Balm and lots more

Mountain View Gift Shop
The smell of fresh pies baking fills the entryway, you can't help but venture inside the gift shop to find everything from antiques and country collectibles to clothing and fine gifts. Be careful, we know some confirmed browsers who have become devoted customers!


Timmons General Store
More than a corner store,  its also a meeting place for locals. If you’re short on milk, need a loaf of bread or want to roast some marshmallows, you’ll likely find what you’re looking for here.  They also offer most of the services you’d find at any Canada Post, including money orders, expresspost or parcel services and  the handy work in the shop is created by local artisans.

Whale Interpretive Centre
Promotes and preserves an awareness of whales and marine life by creating a unique and stimulating experience for our visitors. The Interpretive Centre provides various exhibits and  presentations, including scale illustrations of 16 whale species that may be sighted in the waters off Pleasant Bay. Visitors can see a life-size model of a pilot whale. Tours are provided throughout the day.Other features include a gift shop, Internet access, picnic area and parking. 

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Our local products bring you the best from around the area. We live in an enclave full of artists and clever people who create products that enrich and beautify our lives. Most shops are open from May to Oct.

Our attractive shops carries a good selection of crafts from local artists, as well as a line of high-quality clothing, small souvenirs and organic body care products. There is something for everyone, but part of the fun of shopping in Pleasant Bay is looking at all the itums displayed around the community,