District of Lunenburg - Nova Scotia - Canada
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Kayaking in Lunenburg Region
Children on Beach Walking on Driftwood Blue Rocks by sky Craft Beer Festival Sunset Dinner Cape LaHave Adventures Yoga on Paddleboards Cape LaHave Adventures Biking at sunset Sledge Hockey at LCLC Pleasant Paddling Biking Biking in Blue Rocks Beach at Fort Point Point General Outside Biking on the South Shore Blueberries at Lunenburg County Winery Indian Falls in the Fall

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Smell the crisp sea air and fragrant forest trail within Lunenburg Region. Touch the handcrafted imaginations of local artists. See wildlife in their natural habitat. Taste food fresh from the land and the sea. Hear the crash of waves and laughter on the shore.

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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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Petite Riviere Community Park

Petite Riviere Community Park

Location: Lunenburg Region
Civic Address: 2 Petite Riviere Road Petite Riviere
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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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River House Rug Hooking

River House Rug Hooking

Location: Lunenburg Region
Local Rug Hooking and supplies located in Petite Riviere on the river. Jane Steele also teaches classes. She invites professional rug hookers to demonstrate at her shop.  Civic Address: 36 Petite Riviere Road Petite Riviere NS
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Cookville Provincial Park

Cookville Provincial Park

Location: Lunenburg Region
Cookville Provincial Park is a small community-operated day-use picnic park located in the South Shore region. This small roadside park has picnic tables and access to the LaHave River for canoeing, kayaking and sport fishing. Explore the area’s wildlife, including bird watching.
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Carolyn’s Restaurant (Tancook Island)- Seasonal

Carolyn’s Restaurant (Tancook Island)- Seasonal

Location: Tancook Island
Carolyn’s is an Eat-In or Take-Out restaurant, specializing in fresh seafood, burgers, sandwiches, salads, seafood chowder, home made pie, ice cream, hot and cold drinks and much more. Bus tours and large groups should call ahead and ask her to prepare a delicious chowder luncheon, just for you and your friends…made with only the freshest seafood available. Civic Address: 656 Tancook Island Road Tancook Island NS
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Ploughman’s Lunch

Ploughman’s Lunch

Location: Lunenburg Region
Pastries, espresso, organic sourdough bread, picnic lunches, fine groceries and fresh handmade ice cream. Located in beautiful West Dublin, Nova Scotia. Civic Address: 4645 Highway 331 West Dublin
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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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Tastee Freeze- Seasonal

Tastee Freeze- Seasonal

Location: Lunenburg Region
Take-Out Ice Cream & Frozen Desserts Civic Address: 15390 Highway 3 Hebbville NS 
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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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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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Little Lake Campground

Little Lake Campground

Location: Lunenburg Region
Our Weekends are always full of fun with many activities. Check out our website for more information and amenities. Civic Address: 11677 Highway Centre 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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Petite Villa Guest Cottage

Petite Villa Guest Cottage

Location: Lunenburg Region
The Petite Villa Guest Cottage is spacious and luxurious, exquisitely furnished and decorated. Petite Villa has hardwood floors, a fully equipped kitchen and bath, private patio and lawn, soaring cathedral ceiling, magnificent floor-to-ceiling fireplace; and with two bedrooms and a pull-out sofa bed in the living room, can sleep six comfortably. The luxury and charm of the Petite Villa make it particularly suitable for romantic honeymoon or anniversary celebrations, yet it’s great for families…
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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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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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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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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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