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Flora's Gift Shop

14208 Cabot Trail | Point Cross, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
+1 902-224-3139
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Rug Hooking Epicenter

There is more than enough focus on rug hooking in Cheticamp, and this is ground zero for the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Edward W
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Toronto, Canada
Hand art not appreciated

Apparently the negative reviews are from folks who are looking to buy souveniers and not hand made... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
McAdoo1913
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Collingdale, Pennsylvania
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Cheticamp Hooked Rugs locally made by our craft-ladies in our community....continuous demonstration of the making of the craft in the shop!!! Large selection of quality souvenirs..... Quality T-shirts, sweaths and fashion clothing.... Ice cream parlor on the premises.... Very clean and large restrooms..... Lots of parking!!!!
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (11 reviews)
“rug making” (3 reviews)
“hooked rugs” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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14208 Cabot Trail | Point Cross, Cheticamp, Nova Scotia B0E 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

There is more than enough focus on rug hooking in Cheticamp, and this is ground zero for the tourist trade in the rugs. It is a pretty typical gift shop, though with a few extra touches for local flavour, but it is equally not that...More

Thank Edward W
Rene L, Owner at Flora's Gift Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

How can you review when it is CLOSED?????????

Reviewed 25 October 2016

Apparently the negative reviews are from folks who are looking to buy souveniers and not hand made art. If you are looking for a t-shirt for your grandson, look somewhere else ; this is not for you.

Thank McAdoo1913
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We were a little intrigued as to why all the tour buses stopped here, so we called in at the wnd of the Cabot Trail. While there are lots of souvenirs, we wouldn't say it was the best selection out there. The most interesting thing...More

Thank ExplorerMeg
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I was very excited to go here after it was recommended by people we had met, especially for hooked rugs. I don't know if it is just because it is near the end of the season, but the hooked rug selection was small and not...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We were excited to stop at this gift shop after reading the brochure and the fact that Chatelaine had rated it as the number one Gift shop. While there were some items available by artisans such as hooked rugs and a woman demonstrating how they...More

Thank Jancypress
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice shop with very unique gift ideas! The ice cream shop next door has great ice cream! Will definitely visit again!

Thank Oliapolia
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place is worth a stop to browse if you are looking for t-shirts or souvenirs.They also have some beautiful pottery and hand hooked rugs.

Thank VermontTeacher44
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Our B&B host recommended that we stop at Flora's as we drove the Cabot Trail. Flora's has a great selection of local crafts, especially hooked rugs and other items. While in the shop, there was a local "hooker" working on her craft. The shop is...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 21 August 2016

It's a great gift shop, ice cream parlour and a super place to see rug hooking being done. Clean and afforadable with a wide variety of items to choose from. Lovely friendly bilingual staff!

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My wife loves gift shops and she was interested in getting a hooked rug tapestry while in Cheticamp. These items are particular to this area. Flora's had a good selection and their prices were reasonable compared to other shops in the area. They also have...More

Thank Richard G
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