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The South Shore of Nova Scotia: Activities

On the property

Saltwater pond on propertyWith over six acres to explore right on the property of Beach Haven House, you will have a wide choice of ways to spend your time, from relaxing on the deck listening to the sound of the waves on the beach, or in the sunroom with a book, to more active pursuits such as ocean swimming and beach combing.

White sand beachIt's a dream location for photographers and other artists.

Read more about our adventurous rocky beach and world class sandy beach here.

If you feel like exploring further, there is so much to see and experience on the South Shore.

In the Surrounding Area

Beach Haven House is a peaceful retreat so far from the rush of urban life, and yet all of the amenities of the big city are so close, if you chose.

A scenic and easy 15 minute drive from the excellent restaurants, museums and shops of the charming village of Liverpool, home of the privateers and world famous photographer, Sherman Hines.

Two large full service grocery stores are found in Liverpool, and daily grocery needs can be met even closer in village shops.

The beaches and villages of the South Shore, including Lunenburg, a UNESCO world heritage site, are just moments away.

Experience a step back in time with the warm hospitality, unique shops (antiques, artisans, crafts, farm markets, quilts and hand hooked rugs, reserves, quality new-to-you clothing), fishing wharves, restaurants (from down-home to gourmet dinning), historic churches and museums of seaside villages such as Port Medway, Lockeport, Mahone Bay, Mill Village.

Halifax, with the world's second deepest natural harbour, is a cosmopolitain center, with a wide array of restaurants, world class museums and shopping, and is about a 1.5 hour drive away.

Other activities include:

  • Angling,
  • deep sea fishing,
  • seaside and woodland hiking (e.g. in the renowned Kejimikujik National Park),
  • sailing,
  • kayaking,
  • whale watching,
  • diving,
  • bicycling,
  • golf,
  • visiting the superb restored historic houses and shops in Shelburne,
  • attending excellent theatre and musical productions, including fiddling and other traditional music.
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