Bridgewater Area


Bridgewater is a town in Lunenburg County, at the navigable limit of the LaHave River, and the largest town in the South Shore region. While the majority of the South Shore's economy is based upon the tourist trade, Bridgewater is more a commercial and industrial centre, with one of its primary employers being a Michelin tire plant. ...
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Bridgewater Blog Posts from the Web

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Muwin Estate Winery (Red Barn) - New Ross
By The Local Traveler - Jan-31-2014 -
Muwin Estate Winery is a fruit winery in New Ross. It's located on 5 acres of farm land, where they grow a range of fruit for their Red Barn wine. Muwin Estate Wines is (unfortunately) not open to the public. Since tours and tastings are off the ... Read More
Petite Riviere Winery
By The Local Traveler - Jan-29-2014 -
This adventure is currently on sale! Click here to get a Winery Tour with Wine and Food Tastings for 2 for $25. Petite Riviere Winery is located in beautiful Lunenburg County. It is a great base for a South Shore road trip. They have two... Read More
South Shore Fish & Chips Tour
By The Local Traveler - May-14-2014 -
Last week, I went for an impromptu fish & chips tour of the south shore of Nova Scotia. I had a work engagement in Yarmouth and decided to use this as an opportunity to test the famed seafood of our historic south shore. I tried three places along... Read More
Business and Pleasure
By sduffett - Apr-18-2011 -
Anyone from Lunenburg will recognize this photo. It is the Lunenburg Academy built in 1895. So cool. It is an elementary school that is still being used:) A wonderful old building perched atop Gallows Hill overlooking the colourful town. Click... Read More
Lunenburg: Not Just a Day Trip
By The Local Traveler - May-30-2014 -
I love it when a place proves me wrong. For a long time, Ive thought of Lunenburg as an ideal day trip, until a weekend getaway (won at Saltscapes) gave me a whole new perspective on just how much there is to see and do in this national historic ... Read More
Oak Island is a Treasure
By mmacdonald - Jul-14-2014 -
All my life I've heard stories about Oak Island and its infamous treasure hunt. So much and yet so little has been discovered on this ill-fated island over the past couple hundred years, not to mention lives lost. I've always wanted to visit... Read More
Whitewater Gold - Gold River, NS
By johnsp - Nov-21-2011 -
After a fall storm that dropped around 100mm of rain on Nova Scotia in a very short amount of time Mark, Mike, Dave and I headed down to the Gold River just past the Chester Basin. The Gold is a mix of Class IV, III and II features. There are... Read More
Lincoln Street Food - Lunenburg
By The Local Traveler - May-26-2014 -
They always say that you should never judge a restaurant during its first six months in operation. I don't know who 'they' are, but I've found this to be true. Restaurants take a bit of time to work out the kinks. This was not true at Lincoln ... Read More
The Chester Playhouse - Chester
By The Local Traveler - Jul-23-2014 -
One thing I learned young about Nova Scotia is that we're a province rich with musical and artistic talents. Traveling the province has only served to strengthened that awareness.'I don't know if its something in the water, or what, but I'm... Read More
Lunenburg Revisited and Beyond
By Noticed in Nova Scotia - Jul-8-2014 -
We have been travelling and noticing so much I am nearly overwhelmed with visual riches. First there were out of province experiences that involved collecting cousin Betty in Quebec and bringing her to Nova Scotia for the first time. We are now ... Read More