Places to stay in Spencer's Island, Nova Scotia

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Spencer's Island is a rural community in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia located at the western end of Greville Bay on the Bay of Fundy. The community is named after a small island of the same name located offshore from nearby Cape Spencer. According to legend, the island, cape and community trace their name to a man named Spencer who is buried on the island. However the name more likely comes from Lord Spencer, a British statesman at the time the community was settled.

Wondering where to stay? Accommodations in the community are primarily limited to Campgrounds and RV parks, though there are a few nearby Bed and Breakfasts. If you are travelling in the area, Spencer's Island is located close to Shinglemill Falls, North Mill Creek, Hiltz Brook, Square Lake and Réserve nationale de faune de l'Île Boot.

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The Old Shipyard Beach Campground

Photograph of Old Shipyard Beach Campground, Spencer's Island
23 beachfront overnight sites (E (30-amp),W,Se) + 4 seasonal. Open campground on beach, north shore of Bay of Fundy. FT, washrooms, showers, laundromat, firewood. RV capable. Boat launch; kayak tours. Lighthouse museum adjacent to property. Old Shipyard Beach Campground, in Spencer's Island, is .....

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  • Longitude: -64°42'54.727
  • Latitude: 45°21'16.83

Things to see and do

Fundy Geological Museum

Located at P.O. Box 640. Discover an Ancient World and see some of the oldest dinosaur bones in Canada. Meet some of the ancient creatures that lived here millions of years ago - the world's first reptiles, an ancestor of frogs, early dinosaurs, giant dragonflies and a sow-bug-like creature as long as a baseball bat. So many great fossils!

Arlene Collins Art Gallery

Located at 10182 Highway 209, Diligent River. Growing up in the country, Arlene’s love for art began at a young age, sketching wildlife scenes and admiring the beauty of landscapes. She was born near Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, and began painting in the early 90’s, first experimenting with acrylics, but preferring oils because of better control and a truer color.(Open by Chance or Appointment)

Ship's Company Theatre

Located at 518 Lower Main Street. The Ship's Company Theatre is situated in the picturesque town of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia on Cumberland County's Bay of Fundy shoreline. It is a region of magnificent natural wonders. The theatre came into existence in 1984 when co-founders Michael Fuller and Mary Vingoe staged the first production aboard an old and dilapidated ferry vessel, the M.V. Kipawo. She'll be In Your Arms by Midnight and Other Parrsboro Stories was received with much excitement by the local community. It ran for six days and played to sold out houses.

Historic Ottawa House by the Sea Museum

Located at Box 98. This Georgian-style dwelling overlooking island, beach and bay, was originally the focal point for world renowned shipbuilding and international trading businesses. In 1871, Sir Charles Tupper, Prime Minister and Father of Confederation, purchased and expanded the house as his summer residence for the next 18 years. After thriving for nearly a century as a country inn, Ottawa House is now a museum devoted to exhibiting and interpreting part of Tupper's life, as well as the seafaring, lumbering and social history of the Parrsboro Shore. Programming includes: Sunday concerts on the verandah; costumed teas; ongoing activities for children; plus genealogical research facilities. Operated by: Parrsboro Shore Historical Society

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