District of Lunenburg - Nova Scotia - Canada
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Riverport Inn

Riverport Inn

Region: Riverport & Area

Brought back to life after more than a century, this historic landmark - The former Myrtle hotel - is the perfect base from which to explore Nova Scotia’s South Shore. Enjoy charming local eateries, hike spectacular beaches and witness near-nightly, breathtaking sunsets. Choose from one of four, thoughtfully designed, well appointed adult suites where a delightful breakfast will be served each morning. The Inn looks onto beautiful Creaser Cove and its abundance of marine and bird wildlife.

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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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Chocolate River Yarns & Fibres

Chocolate River Yarns & Fibres

Location: Lunenburg Region
Chocolate River Yarns & Fibres is a bricks & mortar store located in Upper LaHave, NS on the Lighthouse Route, only 7 minutes from Bridgewater and close to Lunenburg and Mahone Bay. We’re 10 minutes from the LaHave Ferry on the east side of the River. They are Canada’s largest retailer of Henry’s Attic Yarns and offer an extensive range of undyed, natural yarns, spinning and weaving fibres and alpaca batts. Their stock of hand dyed and painted yarns, felting fibres, pre-felts…
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Dynamite Trail

Dynamite Trail

Location: Lunenburg Region
Runs: Mahone Bay to Martins River ​Length: 10km (one way) Duration: 2 hours (one way) Rules: shared-use trail, expect to see OHV’s, skiers, bikes, snowshoers, walkers, dogs on leash, horses. This 10 km trail runs between the Chester Connection Trail to the East and the Bay to Bay and Adventure Trails in the Town of Mahone Bay. Facebook
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Indian Path Common

Indian Path Common

Location: Lunenburg Region
Length: (all one way) Green Trail: 2.0 km Blue Trail: 0.5 km Yellow Trail: 30 min Rules: no motorized use or bicycles Trailhead civic address: 365 Fish Peddler Road Notes: Monitored and maintained by Indian Path Common Committee. Indian Path Common has three recreational hiking trails with access and parking on Fish Peddler’s Road which branches off Indian Path Road from Route 332. Facebook
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LaHave River Berry Farm

LaHave River Berry Farm

Location: Lunenburg Region
The farm is owned and operated by Chris Berry and Melissa Mersey. They are Certified Naturally Grown, following a philosophy that plants can be grown naturally without the use of any chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides. It is all about the health of the soil. Civic Address: 5216 Highway 332 MIddle LaHave NS Facebook Instagram YouTube
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Lunenburg Farmers’ Market - Year Round

Lunenburg Farmers’ Market - Year Round

Operating for 30 years, the Lunenburg Farmers’ Market is a vibrant community gathering place. It is very common to see our market goers enjoying their morning coffee while chatting with vendors and friends. We provide a strong, vibrant year-round venue for local vendors. We also showcase local musicians and provide free space to local community groups. Our vendors come from all over and produce a wide range of fabulous products. Visit our market vendors page for a complete list. You can visit…
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Ovens Natural Park

Ovens Natural Park

Location: Lunenburg Region
A seasonal privately owned 190-acre pristine reserve of coastal forestry. Admission Charged. Some of the highlights of the park are the unique sea caves, coastal walk, gold panning on Cunard’s beach, the miner’s museum, kayaking, nightly entertainment by the fire, the annual Chapin Music Festival and some fantastic camping! Come for the day, or stay for a while and rent a cabin or bring your camper/tent. You won’t want to leave. Facebook Trip Advisor Civic Address: 326 Ovens Road, Feltzen…
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Pleasant Paddling

Pleasant Paddling

Location: Lunenburg RegionLocation: Blue Rocks & Area
At Pleasant Paddling they believe that Blue Rocks has some of the best coastline in the world. Their goal is to show you that the way to explore Nova Scotia’s amazing shoreline is by sea kayak. This destination is calm and protected from the wind making it an excellent choice for a relaxing day on the water. They offer kayak rentals to give you a chance to explore on your own or you can reserve a spot on one of their tours. All skill levels are encouraged - from people who have never seen a…
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Rose Bay General Store

Rose Bay General Store

Location: Lunenburg Region
Rose Bay General Store and Bistro is a family-run business in Rose Bay, NS: a sweet community tucked among Hurtle’s Beach and Gaff Point Hike, the Ovens Park, Sand Dollar Beach, Kingsburg, Riverport, and Bayport. ​The owners have created a warm and welcoming space that reflects their German roots and country milieu, while providing every member of their diverse clientele with what they are looking for. They sell groceries, European delicacies, in-house baked goodies, locally sourced bread,…
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Ol’ Miner Diner- Seasonal

Ol’ Miner Diner- Seasonal

Location: Lunenburg Region
This seasonal fully-licensed Cafe, located in Ovens Natural Park, is open to serve Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner and offers family dining in a magnificent oceanfront setting. The menu features locally sourced produce and some of the tastiest dishes on the South Shore. Specialties include renowned Fish and Chips, Chowders and daily specials. Reservations for evening dining are highly recommended as during the season you can also catch live music seven days a week! Take-out window for ice-cream…
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Rose Bay General Store & Bistro

Rose Bay General Store & Bistro

Location: Riverport & Area
We are a family-run business in Rose Bay, NS: our beloved community tucked among Hirtle’s Beach and Gaff Point Hike, the Ovens Park, Sand Dollar Beach, Kingsburg, Riverport, and Bayport. We aim to create a warm and welcoming space that reflects our German roots and country milieu, while providing every member of our diverse clientele with what they are looking for. We sell… European delicacies, in-house baked goodies, locally sourced bread, produce, meats, eggs, beer, wine, and spirits,…
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A Day in Rose Bay

A Day in Rose Bay

Today’s exploration begins at the Ovens Natural Park, a park that preserves the old sea caves dating back to the 1861 Gold Rush. Spend your morning kayaking along the shoreline and caves with a guide, trying your luck at panning gold on their rocky beach, and hiking the trail to see the dramatic cliffside of the caves from above. To find the Ovens Natural Park, follow the Highway 332 out of Lunenburg toward Riverport for approximately 12km until you encounter the Feltzen South Rd, turn down…
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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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Blue Rocks and Beaches

Blue Rocks and Beaches

Blue Rocks is a hidden gem of the region, located just minutes out of Lunenburg. Often advertised as “Peggy’s Cove without the lighthouse”, Blue Rocks is a must-see when visiting Lunenburg area. A traditional fishing community with unique natural features, Blue Rocks is a favorite among amateur and professional artists and artisans of all types. During high tide the Old Fish House appears to be floating amidst the Atlantic Ocean and the contrast of the “blue” rocks and yellow and red…
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