Attractions

Local Attractions

The Annapolis Valley is rich in the variety of its attactions, the ever-present legacy of the rich agricultural history as seen in the numerous richly stocked farmers markets, the intense and turbulent history of the Acadian settlers, the booming wine industry, the highest tide changes in the world.

There is also a variety of natural attractions and hiking and walking trails to explore throughout the valley.

There is a wide-ranging choice of restaurants in and around Wolfville for enjoying Nova Scotian cuisine.

Our B&B adjoins the Domaine de Grand Pré Winery and many of our guests stroll through the vineyards for dinner at the Le Caveau, their renowned fine dining restaurant.

Wineries, Cideries, Craft Brewers and Distilleries

There is a lot of tasting to do!  There are currently twelve Wineries, five Craft Breweries, two Cideries and one Distillery in and around the Wolfville area, many of which have won awards for their products.

Each has their own distinctive character and many of them serve a variety of meals inside or on their patios.  Most are within a 10 – 20 minute drive.

The history of the Acadian Settlers in Grand Pré

In 2012, UNESCO declared 1300 hectares of the Grand Pré Culteral Landscape a World Heritage Site, as a tribute to the importance of the history of the Acadian Settlers.

The viewpoint overlooking the landscape of Grand Pré where the Acadians began settling in the 1680’s is a few minutes walk through the vineyards from our B&B. 

The Acadian Interpretive Centre dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of the Acadians is a five minute drive away.

 

The highest tides in the world

The Bay of Fundy and the Minas Basin have tide changes of up to 53 feet, vividly illustrated in this time lapse video of the quaint Halls Harbor & lobster pound on the Fundy shore.

Come and join the eagle watch at Sheffield Mills in late Jan/early Feb.

Get up close and experience the largest group of wintering bald eagles on the east coast!