District of Lunenburg - Nova Scotia - Canada
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Christmas Food Drive (Blockhouse)

Date December 9, 2023
TIME 9:00am - 1:00pm
Region Blockhouse & Area

This season we think of others.

Please mark December 9th to visit Blockhouse Fire and meet Santa and bring along what you can contribute to this seasons BDFD Food Drive supporting Mahone Bay Food Bank.

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Adventure Trail

Adventure Trail

Location: Lunenburg Region
This 15 km trail runs between the Towns of Mahone Bay and Bridgewater and connects with the Dynamite Trail to the East and the Centennial Trail in the Town of Bridgewater to the West. Access includes hikers, bicycles, ATV’s, snowmobiles, skies, and horses.
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Bay to Bay Trail

Bay to Bay Trail

Location: Lunenburg Region
A 10 km trail along the “Lunenburg Spur” that connects the Towns of Lunenburg and Mahone Bay. Also a short 1 km section from the end of the Back Harbour Trail in Lunenburg to Garden Lots. Access includes hikers, bicycles, ATV’s, snowmobiles, skies, and horses. Parking is available at access points along the trail.
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Blockhouse Farmers Market - November to May

Blockhouse Farmers Market - November to May

Location: Lunenburg Region
Come visit the Farmer’s Market at the South Shore Waldorf School. It is conveniently located in Blockhouse just one minute from exit 11 off Hwy 103 at 64 School Road. Every Saturday 9am to 1pm from November to May! Products include: Local meats (Grass Fed Beef, Pork, Chicken), local vegetables (ALL WINTER!), premium local honey, local apples, handmade crafts & toys, Boulangerie La Vendeene bread and baked goods, Just Us! - Fair Trade Coffee. Civic Address: 64 School Road Blockhouse NS…
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Blockhouse Trading Company

Blockhouse Trading Company

Location: Blockhouse & Area
Blockhouse Trading Company has been owned by Peter for over 30 years. The original building, from a century ago, was a quarter of the size it is today. The lower level of the other half of the building was originally attached to the Games store across the street, and was a Post Office. Our counter in our shop comes from there, as do the built in shelves. The second level was built later under ownership of the Ernst family. Both the previous owners of the store and Peter were avid collectors of…
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Brindle Boston Antiques

Brindle Boston Antiques

Location: Blockhouse & Area
Curated vintage items and giftware. This shop carries a little bit of everything but specializes in treasures for the dog lover. Open everyday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Civic Address: 531 Highway 325, Blockhouse, NS Facebook Instagram
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Blue Rocks

Blue Rocks

Hidden Gem
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. Trip Advisor
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Chicory Blue General Store

Chicory Blue General Store

Location: Blockhouse & Area
The century-old General Store that served Blockhouse and community for decades has been revived with an entirely new vision while paying homage to its venerable past. Inside you will find an unsurpassed array of local organic products and produce, spices and pantry items from around the world, locally grown seeds, fresh store-baked breads and pastries, espresso coffee and delicious meals. There’s plenty of room on Chicory Blue’s front verandah to sit with a coffee in an Adirondack chair and…
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27 South- Best Western Plus Bridgewater

27 South- Best Western Plus Bridgewater

Location: Lunenburg Region
27 South is a stylish lounge offering casual dining, perfect for business lunches, early morning buffet or late night cocktails and wine. Located in the Best Western Plus Bridgewater, 27 South proudly serves an eclectic mix of local and international cuisine with some new twists on old classics. The main dining area seats 28 with more seating available at the bar as well as booths along the sidewall and a private patio for outdoor dining (weather permitting). Civic Address: 527 Highway 10,…
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Boston Pizza

Boston Pizza

Location: Lunenburg Region
Boston Pizza is Canada’s No. 1 casual dining brand with more than 380 restaurants in Canada serving more than 100 unique and delicious menu items such as gourmet pizzas and pastas, juicy burgers and their famous BP wings. The Bridgewater location is a local, family-owned restaurant offering a wide variety of appetizers, entrees, salads and desserts. Gather round to catch a sports game or enjoy dinner with your family. Civic Address: 485 Highway 10 Cookville NS Facebook Trip Advisor
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Boulangerie La Vendeenne

Boulangerie La Vendeenne

Location: Lunenburg Region
Quality Ingredients, Slow Fermented And Artisanal Craftsmanship. Baking The Way Nature Intended Us To Do. We love baking and delighting our customers. Our day starts when your ends, and we bake through the night to deliver fresh, crusty bread and buttery pastries for the next day. The way our customers react to the smell of our freshly baked products, and always coming for more is both humbling and satisfying. For us, baking with love is much more than a slogan!    We take great care…
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Chicory Blue General Store

Chicory Blue General Store

Location: Blockhouse & Area
The century-old General Store that served Blockhouse and community for decades has been revived with an entirely new vision while paying homage to its venerable past. Inside you will find an unsurpassed array of local organic products and produce, spices and pantry items from around the world, locally grown seeds, fresh store-baked breads and pastries, espresso coffee and delicious meals. Our bakery is at the heart of our General Store operation with fresh baked goods being prepared daily.…
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Swiss Chalet/Harvey’s

Swiss Chalet/Harvey’s

Location: Lunenburg Region
Since their doors first opened in 1954, families have been coming back to Swiss Chalet generation after generation. And that’s certainly not stopping now. They’ve got exciting new dishes, and all the favourites you know and love are just as delicious as ever. Harvey’s has been home to the great Canadian burger since 1950. Well-known for using 100% Canadian ingredients - beef, chicken, potatoes and bacon and supporting our farming industry. These restaurants, conveniently located in the…
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Turkey Burger

Turkey Burger

Location: Lunenburg Region
A family restaurant established in 1953 specializing in sensational seafood, homemade pies and unique burgers such as the Forklift Burger and the Step Ladder! Specializing in award winning chowder, sensational seafood, the best fish and chips on the south shore, the best homemade pies and more! All ingredients are fresh caught or made. No frozen products and all made from scratch. Local legend Moyle Dauphinee can frequently be spotted dining here. Be sure to try the Moyle burger that has been…
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Atlantic View Motel and Cottages

Atlantic View Motel and Cottages

Location: Lunenburg Region
A peaceful seaside destination in a woodland setting; just one minute from historic Lunenburg. You’ll hear the waves lapping at the shoreline from your choice of accommodation - a cozy cottage, housekeeping unit, or comfortable motel room. In the morning have coffee on the beach or in our pond-site sitting area while the sea gulls and red-winged blackbird greet the day. Families will love the Atlantic View’s ample green space and beach where children can run and play in the waves. Small pets…
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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 Facebook Instagram Trip Advisor
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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 centre 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. Each beautifully appointed guest room at the BEST…
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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 and close to famous Oak Island. They offer well-appointed and comfortable accommodations, with modern amenities and calming views of the pastures and river. A great spot to relax, or get acquainted with the outdoors: immerse yourself in the amazing offshore playground and start a guided kayak…
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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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Outdoor Activites in Lunenburg Region

Outdoor Activites in Lunenburg Region

Start the perfect family day on the right track with a visit to BernArt Maze, located on Highway 325. This art maze is the first of its kind in all of Canada! Explore the cement sculptures that have been designed and made by over one hundred international artists, and see everything on your way to the finish. This is art that the kids can see, touch, and interact with, all outdoors! See the spider sculpture that towers the entrance and find the handprints and footprints of those who contributed…
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