St. Margaret's Bay Tour

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St. Margaret's Bay has long been a favourite for bikers and those who love a scenic drive. Located just 30 minutes from downtown Halifax, St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails is a 33-km multi-use recreational trail with panoramic elevated views of St Margaret's Bay in the South Shore region – the fascinating freshwater and saltwater marshes, and freshwater lakes. Interpretive panels about the area’s history and ecology can be found along the trail. The 10 beaches in this area have the warmest waters along the Bluenose Coast. Hiking trails, kayaking adventures, whale watching, birding activities, golf courses, pristine beaches, restaurants, cafes, galleries and craft shops await you in this region lying between Halifax and Chester. This tour includes the following places of interest:

  1. Goodwood
  2. Hatchet Lake
  3. White's Lake
  4. Terrence Bay — The SS Atlantic Heritage Park
  5. Shad Bay
  6. Prospect
  7. Bayside
  8. East Dover
  9. West Dover
  10. Peggy's Cove
  11. Indian Harbour
  12. Seabright
  13. French Village — Pioneer Cemetery
  14. Glen Haven
  15. Upper Tantallon
  16. Head of St. Margaret's Bay — The Old Annapolis Road Hiking Trail
  17. Queensland — Queensland Beach and Cleveland Beach Provincial Park
  18. Hubbards — Bishop's Park
  19. Aspotogan Penninsula — The Aspotogan Trail
  20. Northwest Cove
  21. Bayswater
  22. Blandford — The Blandford Whaling Station and Blandford Scenic Viewpoint
  23. Chester — Aspotogan

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The Breakwater Inn
130 Peggy's Point Road
Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia
Canada B3Z 3S2

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