District of Lunenburg - Nova Scotia - Canada
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Blockhouse Visitor Information Centre OPEN Monday - Saturday

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TIME 9:00am - 4:00pm
Region Blockhouse & Area

Drop by for your 2020 Doers and Dreamers guide anytime after June 29th we are open 9am-4pm Monday - Saturday.

CLOSED on Sunday

Due to the restrictions from COVID-19 we are offering a walk up window service.

Please ring the bell and we will be happy to serve you with the same great service.

We can advise you on all the open businesses in the area and all the great trails to enjoy.

Have a great season. See you soon

Phone 902-530-4677
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Bay to Bay Trail

Bay to Bay Trail

Location: Lunenburg Region
Runs: Mahone Bay to Lunenburg Length: 10 km (one way) Duration: 2 hours (one way) Rules: shared-use trail, expect to see OHV’s, bikes, skiers, snowshoers, walkers, dogs on leash, horses. Parking is available at access points along the trail.
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Church Lake Access Site

Church Lake Access Site

Location: Lunenburg Region
The Church Lake Public Access site includes a parking lot for 3 - 6 vehicles, a dock and boat put-in for canoes, kayaks and small fishing boats. The lake is too shallow for big boats. The dock is wheelchair accessible.  Address: 311 Newburne Road, Newburne. 25 minutes from Blockhouse.
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Indian Falls

Indian Falls

Location: Lunenburg Region
Runs: Newburne ​Length: 120 m (one way) Duration: 15 minutes (one way) Rules: No motorized use or bicycles. Dogs on leash. To commemorate the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg’s 125th anniversary in 2004, Indian Falls was designated as a Municipal Park. The park offers a picnic area, on-site privies, walking trails, rock beach and look off points.
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Nature’s Point of View

Nature’s Point of View

Location: Lunenburg Region
Nature’s Point of View was set up to offer the unique ‘Nova Scotia experience’ through year round professionally guided wilderness and adventure tourism activities. As they say “We love to be outdoors”. Our services offer you opportunities to enjoy your outdoor experience. Play in the woodland & inland waters of the South Shore of Nova Scotia. Civic Address: 37 Bruhm Lane Cornwall NS
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Zwicker Woodworking

Zwicker Woodworking

Location: Lunenburg Region
Zwicker Woodworking Ltd. in Upper LaHave, Nova Scotia was founded in the 1980’s and is, since early 2003, a family owned company run by René and Esther Haltner. Zwicker Woodworking Ltd. is producing and marketing quality made outdoor furniture in solid Pine and Western Red Cedar wood. It is the home of the original Zwicker Adirondack chair, designed by Richard Zwicker. Civic Address: 3273 Highway 3 Upper Lahave NS
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Blue Hog Gallery

Blue Hog Gallery

Location: Lunenburg Region
Blue Hog Gallery is located in one of the most spectacular settings. An area well known to artists who want to capture the essence of Nova Scotia. We are in the heart of beautiful Blue Rocks - a coastal town located just down the road from Lunenburg. The studio and gallery itself is a landmark property that we invite you to come and visit and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. We hope to capture some of the wonder through our artwork and gifts. Our gallery features our own fine art photography,…
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BernArt be aMAZEd

BernArt be aMAZEd

Location: Lunenburg Region
BernArt .... be aMAZEd is Canada's first art maze and outdoor gallery with lots of sculptures, mosaics and murals throughout. A surprise around every corner created by artists from around the world. Civic Address: 1136 Highway 325
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Blue Rocks

Blue Rocks

Location: Lunenburg Region
A small village about a six minute drive from the Town of Lunenburg. The little community of Blue Rocks is advertised as “Lunenburg’s answer to Peggy’s Cove”. Still a working fishing village with blue slate rocks on the edge of the ocean making it an artisan and photographers muse. The fish shack sitting in the water is the most photographed building in the county.
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Bridgewater Farmers’ Market - June to mid October

Bridgewater Farmers’ Market - June to mid October

Every Saturday morning 9:00 am to 1 pm, rain or shine, from the beginning of June to the end of October. We set up in the Town Centre Parking Lot, on King Street between Empire and Dominion, in Bridgewater, NS. We are a community-based Farmers’ Market venue for local producers to sell directly to their customers. The market is organized and operated by a registered non-profit society, The Bridgewater Farmers’ Market Association. Products: Vegetables, fruits, berries, artisan french breads,…
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EIEIO Farm

EIEIO Farm

Location: Lunenburg Region
E.I.E.I.O Farm is a family run farm, with a wide variety of products. Family run, by each one concentrating on different aspects. They sell vegetables, bedding plants, perennials, baskets and do custom planting in the greenhouses. They also raise beef cattle that is sold every fall. Civic Address: 503 Cornwall Road Blockhouse NS
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Elmwood Winery

Elmwood Winery

Location: Lunenburg Region
A small winery tucked away in Pine Grove, Lunenburg County. They do not use pesticides or herbicides in the growing of their grapes. They produce red, white and rosé wines. Only open by appointment. Civic Address: 105 Craig Chandler Drive Pine Grove NS
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Halifax and Southwest Railway Museum

Halifax and Southwest Railway Museum

Location: Lunenburg Region
Located on the outskirts of historic Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, the Halifax & Southwestern Railway Museum is dedicated to preserving the rich railroading heritage of the area. Civic Address: 11188 Highway 3 Centre NS
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Lunenburg County Winery

Lunenburg County Winery

Location: Lunenburg Region
The winery is located at Hackmatack Farm, a commercial highbush blueberry farm. Come take a pleasant drive into the country and visit us to taste wine, to pick berries, picnic, or tour the winery and N.S. craft store. High Bush Blueberry U-Pick Mid August to Beginning of October Everyday 9:00am - 6:00pm Civic Address: 813 Walburne Road Newburne NS
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Ma Bell’s Country Condiments

Ma Bell’s Country Condiments

Location: Lunenburg Region
Ma Bell's Country Condiments is a small artisan business in Middle New Cornwall just 13km outside Mahone Bay. Ma Bell's Condiments showcase the bounty of the seasons in every jar. Enjoy age-old traditional recipes from the delicate floral flavors of early spring to boldly distinctive jams or chutneys and more — all important additions to the modern pantry. ​Civic Address: 2380 Cornwall Road Cornwall NS
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Mushamush Beach Park

Mushamush Beach Park

Location: Lunenburg Region
Mushamush Beach Park is a hidden treasure in Lunenburg Region. Located on Big Mushamush Lake, it is a pleasant drive from anywhere in the region. Between May and October, the park is open from 9:00 a.m. until dusk for swimming, picnicking or a leisurely walk. The beach is equipped with accessible picnic tables, on site privies and has a special ramp available for wheelchair water access. There is also a small play area on-site. Mush is known to have some incredible sunsets as the day turns to…
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Osprey Ridge Golf Course

Osprey Ridge Golf Course

Location: Lunenburg Region
Osprey Ridge Golf Course 18 Hole Championship Golf Course Civic Address: 492 Harold Whynot Road Pine Grove
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Pine Grove Outdoor Play Park

Pine Grove Outdoor Play Park

Location: Lunenburg Region
Enjoy a full size hockey rink, swing sets, playground, soccer field, and washroom! Also on site: Outdoor rink, walking trail, gazebo, basketball court, playground, soccer field. Visit us on Facebook to learn more!
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Sweetwood Farm

Sweetwood Farm

Location: Lunenburg Region
Nurturing traditions, naturally. Heritage farm and micro scale goat cheese dairy. Self catering chalet, goat yoga, public and private cheesemaking classes Sweetwood Farm is a small farm nestled near scenic Mahone Bay on the south shore of Nova Scotia. The farmstead dates back hundreds of years. We are in our 1st year as stewards on the land and are working hard to embrace the best of traditions in raising quality dairy goats, heritage breed pigs and a small selection of heritage chickens. All…
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Boston Pizza

Boston Pizza

Location: Lunenburg Region
Lunch, Dinner & Evening Entertainment. Civic Address: 485 Highway 10 Cookville NS
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Diner 325

Diner 325

Location: Lunenburg Region
Diner 325 is focused on fresh ingredients at a reasonable price. We specialize in classic south shore diner style food with a modern twist. All day breakfast, fish and chips, homemade pies, soups and sandwiches. Civic Address: 2817 Highway 325 Wileville NS
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Old Black Forest Cafe and Gasthof

Old Black Forest Cafe and Gasthof

Location: Lunenburg Region
Authentic German Food since 1998. Civic Address: 10117 Highway 3 Martins Brook NS
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Turkey Burger

Turkey Burger

Location: Lunenburg Region
Specializing in award winning chowder, sensational seafood, the best fish and chips on the south shore, best homemade pies and more. All ingredients are fresh caught or made. No frozen products and all made from scratch. The restaurant was established in 1953. Catering and private parties, party trays, on and off site. Civic Address: 1671 Highway 10 West Northfield NS 
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Blarney Stone Restaurant Ltd.

Blarney Stone Restaurant Ltd.

Location: Lunenburg Region
The Blarney Stone Restaurant is a small, family owned establishment featuring local seafood and hearty meals. We are located on Highway 103 just west of Exit 14 at Hebb’s Cross. From our famous seafood chowder to our clams and fries our extensive menu has something to offer everyone. Civic Address: 16339 Highway 103 Italy Cross NS
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LaHave Bakery

LaHave Bakery

Location: Lunenburg Region
From our authentic turn-of-the century shop, choose from a wide variety of breads, rolls, cakes and cookies, made only with traditional ingredients. Civic Address: 3421 Highway 331 LaHave NS
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Swiss Chalet/Harvey’s

Swiss Chalet/Harvey’s

Location: Lunenburg Region
Our rotisserie chicken is made fresh on premise every day; it’s slow roasted to perfection and needless to say, it never sees the inside of a freezer. Our fries are hand-cut right here in our kitchen from fresh Canadian potatoes. Our famous dipping sauce is simmered on premise daily so you can always be sure it’ll taste as good as you remembered. And our grilled to order ribs are marinated in-house to make them fall-off-the-bone tender. Truth is, at Swiss Chalet you’ll always know your…
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Boulangerie La Vendeenne

Boulangerie La Vendeenne

Location: Lunenburg Region
Our mission is to offer our customers French authentic organic breads and viennoiseries using traditional artisanal baking methods. Our commitment to delivering fresh certified organic breads is matched with our desire to support the environment from beginning to end, offering healthy food, using high quality ingredients, following organic standards and procedures and supporting local farmers. Civic Address: 500 Highway 325 Blockhouse NS
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Osprey Ridge Golf Club - The Nest- Seasonal

Osprey Ridge Golf Club - The Nest- Seasonal

Location: Lunenburg Region
A full service bar and lounge with friendly service is inviting for this 19th hole relaxation golf course. The banquet facility, with able chef and competent staff, is ideal for weddings, family reunions, retirement send-offs or any other celebration, especially if one wants the ambiance and atmosphere of a country setting. The sweeping panoramic landscape provides a pleasing background for memorable photos. Groups of up to 150 people can be readily accommodated. Osprey Ridge is an 18-hole…
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Tim Hortons- Cookville Location

Tim Hortons- Cookville Location

Location: Lunenburg Region
We were founded in 1964, by hockey legend Tim Horton and we’ve been serving Canadians fresh coffee and baked goods for more than 50 years. Since then we’ve grown to more than 3,000 restaurants across North America. While our “family” has grown over the years, we’ve never lost our sense of commitment to the community. From the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation to our Sustainable Coffee initiatives, we try to give something back to all the communities that have helped us along the way.…
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Twenty Seven South- Best Western Plus Bridgewater

Twenty Seven South- Best Western Plus Bridgewater

Location: Lunenburg Region
Twenty Seven South is a stylish lounge offering casual dining; perfect for business lunches, early morning buffet or late night cocktails and wine. Twenty Seven South proudly serves an eclectic mix of local and international cuisine with some new twists on old classics. Civic Address: 527 Highway 10 Cookville NS (inside the Best Western Plus)
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Wiles Lake Farm Market- Cafe- Seasonal

Wiles Lake Farm Market- Cafe- Seasonal

Location: Lunenburg Region
We have a unique combination of greenhouses, farm market, cafe, market kitchen and bakery. A great spot to enjoy locally grown produce from our farm and others in the area, get some freshly baked bread and sweets, comfort food to take home from our kitchen and shop for flowers for your garden. We now have a Market Cafe where we serve breakfast sandwiches and lunch until 4 pm daily. Great coffee too! Civic Address: 3254 Highway 325 Wileville NS
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Bayview Pines Country Inn

Bayview Pines Country Inn

Location: Lunenburg Region
Welcome to our charming seaside Inn with lovely views over Mahone Bay. Kayak or sail among the islands, hike the trails, cycle the quiet roads, or simply relax and enjoy the scenery. A peaceful place with comfortable, spacious rooms all with ocean views and decks to enjoy. Civic Address: 678 Oakland Road Mahone Bay NS
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Best Western Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre

Best Western Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre

Location: Lunenburg Region
This Bridgewater, Nova Scotia hotel offers a personal touch. With modern, pet-friendly, non-smoking accommodations and just minutes from Bridgewater’s town center and convenient access to some of Nova Scotia’s most renowned cultural and scenic landmarks the BEST WESTERN PLUS Bridgewater Hotel & Convention Centre is the place to stay. This Bridgewater hotel offers convenient access to many local attractions, businesses and shopping. Whether traveling on business or pleasure, the BEST…
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LaHave River Campground

LaHave River Campground

Location: Lunenburg Region
Lahave River Campground is centrally located in the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia, near Lunenburg, Mahone Bay and Bridgewater. A short drive to the scenic Annapolis Valley as well. Luc & Angela (along with the friendly campers), invite you to come camp with us in Newburne this summer! We offer you fun camping at our secluded 16 acre riverside campground. Located in Newburne on the north branch of the Lahave River, we lie at the foot of a hill 250m (700 ft.) away from the highway, so…
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Lighthouse Motel & Cottages

Lighthouse Motel & Cottages

Location: Lunenburg Region
Open from May 1st through October 31st. The Lighthouse is the ideal Nova Scotia vacation destination, just 5 minutes from Bridgewater yet close to sandy beaches, stunning lighthouses, museums, shops and the charming and historic towns and villages along Nova Scotia’s Lighthouse Route (Route 331). We feature a variety of accommodation choices ranging from classic retro-style motel rooms (with or without kitchenettes), to Boathouse Studios and Riverfront Cottage. The Lighthouse is a three acre…
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Rayport Campground

Rayport Campground

Location: Lunenburg Region
At Rayport Campground, the Eisnor family has been dedicated to providing their customers with friendly service since 1973 and value your business. We proudly made it our mission since day one to provide a relaxing, family camping experience for all of our customers. We’ve had a lot of fun over the years and have met many wonderful people, building our reputation on friendship with our customers. RayPort Campground is a family campground situated on the southwest bank of Martin’s River,…
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River Ridge Lodge

River Ridge Lodge

Location: Lunenburg Region
Relax and Renew at River Ridge Lodge – a Bed and Breakfast in a newly renovated riverside historic farmhouse on 10 pastoral acres, located on Martin’s River, 6 kilometres from the town of Mahone Bay in Lunenburg County. We offer well-appointed and comfortable accommodations, with modern amenities and calming views of the pastures and river. A great spot to feel serenity wash over you and simply relax, or get acquainted with the outdoors: immerse yourself in the amazing offshore playground…
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Toba’s B&B

Toba’s B&B

Location: Lunenburg Region
Thanks to the Ship Captain Sydney Corkum (left) and wife Maggie Wilkie (right) who built this home in 1912, guests can relax and rejuvenate while they enjoy breathtaking waterfront views. This beautiful historic home has been upgraded with modern amenities filling it with warmth, joy and laughter. Toba’s Bed & Breakfast creates a luxurious experience with newly renovated bedrooms, each with an updated private ensuite, spacious rooms with full access to living room, family room and dining…
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Family Fun in Lunenburg Region

Family Fun in Lunenburg Region

Download this Itinerary Start the perfect family day on the right track with a visit to Halifax & Southwestern Railway Museum, located on Highway #3, just outside the Town of Lunenburg. The whole family will relive the exciting hubbub of life on the South Shore railway in its heyday of the 1950s. Experience the command of the stationmaster at his post and the thrill of the traveler as they enjoyed their unique view of the countryside from the comfort of a passenger car. Plus the true-to-life…
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A Day in LaHave

A Day in LaHave

Download this Itinerary Venturing down Highway #3 from Bridgewater will reward you with a scenic drive along the winding LaHave River. Your destination: the LaHave Ferry on Highway 332. As one of the last remaining cable ferries in Nova Scotia, this unique 5 minute journey gives you a perfect 360° view of life on the river. Turning left as you drive off the ferry, a stop at LaHave Bakery is a must. Housed in a Victorian-era sea-trading centre in the 17th century French settlement of LaHave, the…
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Beaches and more in Lunenburg Region

Beaches and more in Lunenburg Region

Download this Itinerary If the beaches in Nova Scotia had a VIP list, Hirtle’s Beach would be near the top. With three kilometres of white sand perfect for strolling, fresh sea air to clear your mind, rolling surf that sounds like nature’s symphony and breathtaking views that rejuvenate the spirit, Hirtle’s Beach is much-loved by locals and visitors alike. For the true enthusiast, take the unforgettable hike to the protected wilderness park, Gaff Point. Offering stunning views, the Gaff…
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Exploring in Lunenburg Region

Exploring in Lunenburg Region

Never start an adventure without your map and listings of the various artisans and local attractions! Stop at the local Visitor Information Centre just off Exit 11 in Blockhouse to get ready for a day of exploring. 30 minutes along Highway 324 north, take a tour of Lunenburg County Winery. Sample and savour their award-winning fruit wines made using traditional aging methods and the best locally grown fruit. The winery is located on a berry farm, so be sure take home some of that fresh Nova…
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Perfect Petite Riviere

Perfect Petite Riviere

Download this Itinerary Your adventure starts by taking Highway 103 past Bridgewater and turning down Italy Cross Road. Save your trip to Petite Riviere Vineyard for later in the day and start off with a visit to the Maritime Painted Saltbox. Meet local artists Tom Alway and Peter Blais, browsing through their gallery of handmade furniture, contemporary fine art and whimsical folk art. Don’t miss “The Coop”, where you’re sure to find a quirky treasure to take home with you. The beauty…
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Tancook Island Adventure

Tancook Island Adventure

Download this Itinerary A ferry ride away from the frantic pace of your city life awaits the rustic and gentle charm of Tancook Island. $7 buys you bicycle an 8 km trip across the water from Chester for a step back in time and a step closer to nature. Shaped like a fish hook and named after the Mi’kmaq word for “facing the open sea”, Tancook Island is only 3 miles long and 1.5 miles at the widest point. With only 125 year-round residents, it’s true island life, Nova Scotia-style. Choose…
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