District of Lunenburg - Nova Scotia - Canada
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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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Oxners Beach

Oxners Beach

Location: Lunenburg Region
Welcome to Oxner’s Beach, a private 63 acre beach and marsh owned by the surrounding landowners. You are encouraged to use the beach and marsh for personal recreation only – swimming, bird watching, nature walks. Do not walk or park vehicles on dunes or grasses as they provide nesting for birds and prevent the sand from shifting. No commercial enterprises allowed. Removal of materials of any kind from this area is prohibited. No vehicles over ½ ton allowed past this point. Please respect…
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Rissers Beach Provincial Park

Rissers Beach Provincial Park

Location: Lunenburg Region
Whether you want to swim, search for sea shells, or just spend the day relaxing in the sun, Rissers Beach Provincial Park offers every kind of recreational opportunity available at the seaside. Some of the features of the park include a kilometre long white sand beach and a boardwalk along an inland marsh. Directions to Risser’s Beach are scenic. From the Town of Bridgewater follow King Street South which is Route 331 for 25 minutes. You will be following the beautiful LaHave River the whole…
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Crabapple Creek Crafts & Gifts

Crabapple Creek Crafts & Gifts

Location: Lunenburg Region
Visit us in the beautiful country and enjoy our displays and items which change weekly, with new items arriving several times a week. It’s a fun place to hang out with your girlfriends over a coffee and a piece of our famous cheesecake. Check our website for hours of operation. Civic Address: 3360 Barss Corner Road Parkdale NS
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Wiles Lake Park

Wiles Lake Park

Location: Lunenburg Region
Day Use Park
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Cape LaHave Adventures

Cape LaHave Adventures

Location: Lunenburg Region
Guided sea-kayak adventures and yoga in the renowned LaHave Islands Archipelago on Nova Scotia’s South Shore. Paddle among the islands and experience pristine beaches, coastal wildlife, and signature Maritime fishing settlements. Multi-day, Full-day, and half-day tours. Located on Dublin Shore off of the Lighthouse Route (Highway 331) between the LaHave Bakery and Crescent Beach. Civic Address: 90 Bells Cove Road, Dublin Shore NS
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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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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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West LaHave Juice Yard

West LaHave Juice Yard

Location: Lunenburg Region
Juice Variety. Seasonal Business. By chance. Civic Address: 2142 Highway 331 West LaHave 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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The Pizza Cut

The Pizza Cut

Location: Lunenburg Region
​Formally known as “Mikes Pizza and Donair”. Same great food. Same great taste. Same great service. Home to the $5.00 Lunch Specials! Civic Address: 11261 Highway 3 Centre 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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Ovens Cottages and Campground

Ovens Cottages and Campground

Location: Lunenburg Region
The unique geology and dramatic beauty of the Ovens Park has drawn a diverse group of people to this lovely destination year after year. People seem to find their own resonance and releases here at the home of Nova Scotia’s oldest legend (Indian Cave), here among the 150 year-old scars and implements of the 1861 gold rush, where the sea still echoes of vague references to rum-running (not so rare in this area) and Captain Kidd, and where the Cunard family laid claim to most our beach and then…
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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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Lunenburg Oceanview Chalets

Lunenburg Oceanview Chalets

Location: Lunenburg Region
We offer six log chalets, three are one bedroom and three are two bedrooms (one being Wheelchair Accessible). These units have full housekeeping, full kitchen, 4-pc bath, air jet tubs, queen beds, double foldout sofas, TV,VCR, DVD, High Speed Internet. Relax in front of a cozy wood fireplace. Located at the edge of Lunenburg, it makes your stay easy access to the many shop, galleries, museums and restaurants in Lunenburg. Come and stroll through the ages of Grand Architecture that gave Lunenburg…
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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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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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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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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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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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