Kentville Area


Kentville is one of the main towns in the Annapolis Valley, and it is the county seat of Kings County. The town's population is approx 6,100, while the surrounding county has over 27,000. Its activities and businesses are closely integrated with adjacent communities of Coldbrook and New Minas. Agriculture, especially fruit crops such as apples, remain a prominent industry in the area ...
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Kentville Blog Posts from the Web

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Benjamin Bridge Winery
By The Local Traveler - Feb-5-2014 -
Benjamin Bridge Winery believes that great wine is made in the vineyard. They put quality before quantity, and let the terroir inform their vines and wines. Their 60 acre vineyard is located in the Gaspereau Valley. Its a picturesque property... Read More
Our Annual Cape Split Hike
By clareandlinda - Jul-4-2013 -
We like to hike Cape Split at least once a year, and the last few times we have made sure we take friends who have never hiked it before. We like to hike Cape Split at least once a year, and the last few times we have made sure we take friends... Read More
Devour! Wolfville!
By Noticed in Nova Scotia - Nov-7-2014 -
Will we see you in Wolfville for Devour? I hope so. Devour is the Food Film Festival held November 12-16, 2014. It is a big deal and worth making the effort to sample a little or a lot. So go off to their site and start exploring . If you ... Read More
Fragments of Grand-Pr
By Noticed in Nova Scotia - Jul-12-2014 -
We were in the Wolfville area for a couple of days taking cousin Betty from Mexico City to sample our wares, including a walk on the Fundy floor, eating our crustaceans, sampling Tidal Bay wines, searching out art installations and visiting the ... Read More
Domaine De Grand Pr Winery
By The Local Traveler - Jan-25-2014 -
Domaine De Grand Pr was the first winery in Nova Scotia. It was started by Rodger Dial in the late 1970's. The winery's original focus was creating affordable table wines. In 1999, Domaine De Grand Pr Winery was purchased by Jurg Stutz.... Read More
Beachcombing for Crystals in Harbourville
By acashin - Sep-16-2013 -
On a sunny day in Harbourville the beaches sparkle. Typical Nova Scotia beaches sparkle when the sun reflects on the sand. In Harbourville, the sparkle is generated from the many gems embedded in the stones that line the shore. A walk on the... Read More
The Kentville Pumpkin People 2014
By The Local Traveler - Oct-16-2014 -
We stopped into Kentville last weekend to take a look at this year's pumpkin people. The 2014 Pumpkin People theme is 'Pretty in Pumpkin' (like Pretty in Pink) - an 80's theme. We spent a few hours walking around Kentville and playing guessing... Read More
People sunning on the ocean floor
By lauras - Oct-21-2010 -
With all this crazy tide stuff we see some funny sights in these parts: here's a photo I took of some folks sitting out on the ocean floor sunning themselves at low tide at Blomidon Provincial Park, near Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Just another... Read More
Grand Pr National Historic Site - Grand Pr
By The Local Traveler - Oct-8-2014 -
In the next few posts, we'll be taking you on a virtual tour of the eight locations that make up The Acadian Passport. Here in Nova Scotia, we all learn the story of the Acadian Deportation in school. This summer, we learned there was a whole lot ... Read More
Sea Level Brewing - Port Williams
By The Local Traveler - Jan-15-2014 -
Sea Level Brewing is a micro-brewery in Port Williams, Nova Scotia. Randy Lawrence, owner and brew master, opened Sea Level in 2007 after more than 20 years in the craft beer industry. Randys love and knowledge of beer is evident as soon as you ... Read More