Places to stay in Chester, Nova Scotia
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Rich in tradition and hospitality, Chester, New Ross & Area is a community of communities and invites you to uncover its spectacular bounty. Less than an hour's drive from Halifax, Chester is an historic seaside village noted for sailing, golf, stately summer homes, studios, galleries and relaxed lifestyle. Chester is best appreciated from the water. Book sailing, fishing and harbour tours or go sea kayaking to explore nearby islands and even plan a picnic on one of them. Set sail for Oak Island, the site of the world's longest on-going treasure hunt and the enigma that has captivated and enthralled everyone it has touched. Highlights of the summer season include great performances at the Chester Playhouse, home and garden tours, auctions, the Chester Race Week and Sunday night band concerts. Come stroll our tree-lined streets and enjoy spectacular ocean views. Plan to stay the evening and dine at one of our many fine restaurants. Take time to explore neighboring communities at Blandford and the Aspotogan Peninsula, New Ross, Chester Basin, Gold River and Western Shore where you will find beautiful scenery, hiking trails and beaches, friendly folks and talented craftspeople. Learn first-hand about our fishing, boat-building, forestry, barrel-making and gold-mining history. New Ross farm is Nova Scotia's agricultural museum, a wonderful destination for families to experience rural life of the 1800's. Places to eat in the region include Big Red's Restaurant, Carta Restaurant, Kiwi Cafe, and Fo'c'sle Tavern.
Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the community are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations. If you are travelling in the area, Chester is located close to Nose Shoal, Little Whitford Lake, Hawk Lake, Back Beach and MacDonald Pond.
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- Longitude: -64°14'43.44
- Latitude: 44°32'30.84
Things to see and do
North Shore Canadian Art
Located at 8 Linden Avenue. Inuit Soapstone Carvings, Historically important paintings, etchings and woodblocks by listed Canadian artists c.1860-1975.
Artchoices At Sue Beaver's Place
Located at 251 Lincoln Street. ArtChoices at Sue Beaver’s Place is a small gallery in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia featuring an eclectic mix of emerging and established Nova Scotian artists. There are watercolours, oils, acrylics, baskets, jewellery, and more.
Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
Located at 68 Bluenose Drive, P.O. Box 1363. The breath-taking Lunenburg waterfront is the home of the world-class Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. This Museum commemorates the fishing heritage of the Atlantic Coast of Canada. Housed in brightly painted red buildings, with floating vessels at wharfside, the Museum offers a host of attractions and nautical Gift Shop.
Located at 160 Montague. Anderson is a commercial gallery specialised in contemporary photography. The gallery represents a changing group of photographers from Nova Scotia and beyond. The objective of anderson is to celebrate the photographic image and the art of photography in all its forms and appearances. In addition to the photographic exhibits, the gallery space is used for book launches - often in combination with exhibits - readings, lectures and other events with a relation to photography.
Chester is close to:
Closed, unlisted or renamed properties
- Hawthorn Cottage Bed and Breakfast, 83 Tremont Street
- Heron By the Bay Guest Home, 5 East River Point Road