Shelburne County Nova Scotia's Southern Destination
- Shelburne County Nova Scotia
Welcome to Shelburne County, where a fabulous coastal holiday adventure awaits you on the breathtaking southern tip of Nova Scotia.
Dory Shop Museum - Shelburne's Historic Dock Street, Shelburne, NS Learn of Shelburne's Dory making history, see a dory being built and take part in helping too! Coming this summer - whirligig making workshops! www.historicshelb...
Be a lumberjack for a day! Learn what it takes to be an authentic lumberjack with 6 time World Champion Logroller Darren Hudson! Learn to log roll, throw an axe, bow saw, tree climb and more. A fun, interactive one of a kind experience in Nova Scotia Barrington, Nova Scotia www.wildaxe.com
Learn to row a traditional Nova Scotia dory at the Cape Sable Island Causeway every Tuesday from June to September from 6PM-8PM! Free! Donations welcome!
Nova Scotia Boat Races - Cape Sable Island Causeway and area. Watch as these modified lobster boats race at top speeds across the ocean. Fun and excitement for the whole family! www.nsbra.ca
Seaside Heritage Centre - Clark's Harbour, Cape Sable Island, NS a great opportunity to learn more about our fishing heritage, the Cape Islander fishing boat, lobster fishing, the Town of Clark's Habour and more! Visit in October for one of the scariest haunted house experiences you will find!
Sable River Swinging Bridge (Foot Bridge) - explore a beautiful trail system along the Tom Tigney River which includes Nova Scotia's only suspension bridge.
Black Loyalist Heritage Museum - Birchtown, NS Site of the largest freed black settlement outside of Africa in 1783.
Golf on our beautiful river side 18 hole golf course - River Hills Golf & County Club Kathy Johnson Photo www.riverhillsgol...
Dan's Ice Cream Shoppe - Barrington Passage, NS. Named one of the Best Ice Cream Shops in Atlantic Canada by Saltscapes Magazine!
Lobster Pot Christmas Tree - lit during the Festival of Lights in Barrington Passage, NS. Come see this unique Christmas Tree during the month of December! Made completely from Lobster Traps!
Wood's Harbour Kitchen Party - Wood's Harbour Community Centre, NS Join in the fun or just sit back and enjoy the music! Wednesday nights all summer long! Check schedule on Facebook for dates and other events - www.facebook.com/...
Harmony Bazaar Festival of Women & Song - Lockeport, NS July 25-27, 2014 harmonybazaarfest...
Boxing Rock Beer! Visit Shelburne County's very first craft brewery - Boxing Rock Brewing Company - Shelburne, NS Take a brewery tour! boxingrock.ca/
Lockeport's Crescent Beach - one of the best white sand beaches in the County! Once featured on the Canadian 50 dollar bill! Visit the Crescent Beach Centre while there.
Osprey Arts Centre - enjoy an evening of entertainment at the Osprey! A full schedule of programming all year long! www.ospreyartscen...
Shelburne Harbour Boat Tours - Shelburne, NS Take a tour of Shelburne Harbour aboard the Brown Eyed Girl. Learn of the history of Shelburne, haul a lobster pot or enjoy an evening kitchen party cruise! Spend the day on Mc Nutt's Island and explore this wonderful island and Cape Roseway Lighthouse. Coming this summer - Sunday Night Lobster Dinner Cruises!
Shag Harbour UFO Museum - learn all about the only Canadian Government recognized UFO sighting! An experience you won't find anywhere else! Shag Harbour, NS
The Drowned Forest - The Hawk, Cape Sable Island. Located on the most southerly tip of Nova Scotia, discover this hidden gem! From the beach you can see Nova Scotia's tallest lighthouse - Cape Sable Light, standing 101 feet tall.
Historic Dock Street - Shelburne, NS Walk through the streets of Historic Shelburne and see the highest concentration of pre-1800 wooden buildings in Canada!
Shelburne Harbour - The 3rd Best Natural Harbour in the World! Watch the sailboats, fishing boats and beautiful sunsets! Walk on the ocean floor at low tide to the Sandy Point Lighthouse. A must do!
Voted the Best Seafood Chowder in Shelburne County in 2013! - The Bean Dock, on Shelburne's Historic Dock Street, NS
Our sunsets are the most beautiful in the Province! Come for the sunset, stay for the sunrise!
Woolen Mill Museum - Barrington, NS See Nova Scotia's first piece of NS Tartan and try weaving it yourself! Located along the beautiful Barrington River. Within walking distance to three other museums, including the Seal Island Light Museum.
Shelburne Farmers Market - June - October - every Saturday from 9AM - 1PM
The Lobster Shack - Barrington Passage, NS
Charlotte Lane Cafe & Gifts - Shelburne, NS Winner of the Best Small Restaurant in Nova Scotia. Chef Roland does not disappoint! Amazing menu, great selection of wines, great atmosphere and very friendly staff!
Beautiful white sand beach, boardwalk and gazebo. Lots of great activities. Boat races, beach bash, lobster festival and more!
Festival of Lights - Barrington December 5-8, 2013 Come see our Lobster Pot Christmas Tree!
Can you think of a better way to relax? Relax, revive and rejuvenate in Shelburne County! Sandy Point Lighthouse Community Centre
Come for our sunsets, stay for the sunrise! Lockeport Crescent Beach
Discover our Fall Colors by road or by water!
Great finds at our Farmers Market! Fridays in Lockeport - 2PM-6PM - Seacaps Memorial Park Saturdays in Shelburne - 9AM-1PM - Guild Hall on Shelburne's Historic Waterfront
Got Lobstah? We do! Check out the Lobster Shack in Barrington Passage! Great food...great service...great lobster!
Visit the Cape Sable Lighthouse this weekend during the Lights Along the Shore Festival. Boat rides will be available from 9AM - 2PM - free will donations accepted. All donations will go towards the painting of the light. This is Nova Scotia's tallest lighthouse! There will be a Light Keepers Supper & Entertainment Saturday night (September 21, 2013), cost is $15/person - Baked beans, ham, homemade brown bread and more! Call for tickets - 745-2390!
Sandy Point Lighthouse - seaside relaxing at its best! - Ken De Roo photograph via Nova Scotia Tourism
A wonderful piece of art! This lighthouse is made of driftwood and apple wood and can be seen in Doctor's Cove, Shelburne County!
Join the members of the Queen of Hearts Dory Club as they show you how to row a traditional Nova Scotia dory. Row & Rides every Tuesday night at the Cape Sable Island Causeway all summer long!
Nova Scotia Boat Races - hear the engines roar and these modified lobster boats race across the water. Lots of fun and entertainment for the whole family! www.nsbra.ca for the full schedule of races
Nova Scotia Marathon - Barrington, Nova Scotia. Full Marathon, Half Marathon and a 10K run make up the Nova Scotia marathon which takes you on a coastal route around beautiful Cape Sable Island. Let the ocean breeze keep you cool while you run this scenic marathon.
Watch 18th Century Military Drill practices on Shelburne's Historic Waterfront all summer long. Check at the local Visitor Information Centre for days and times.
Visit the Old Woolen Mill museum this summer as we celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Nova Scotian Tartan. Watch it being weaved and even give it a try yourself!
Shelburne County Festivals 2013
Boxing Rock Brewing Co. - Small, independent, (un)traditional.
Cape Sable Island Causeway - discover our sensational sunsets! Sandy Crowell Photo
Curious humpback whale in the Bay of Fundy
Experience the rush of being in no hurry at all. #NovaScotia