Lockeport Nova Scotia


Sandy Lane
Vacation Rentals
135 Water St
Shelburne, Nova Scotia
B0T 1W0 Canada

tel: 1 902 875 2729
toll-free: 1 800 646 1577
[email protected]
www.sandylanevacations.com


Guest Testimonials

We loved this place. Everything came as promised, the host was very responsive and helpful with a ton of information on the surrounding area before we arrived. Cannot recommend Orchard Point enough, beyond such a beautiful home, the surrounding area is just so nice. Hope to be back next year!!

Max
 Toronto, Canada, 2021
An amazing place!  We couldn't ask for a more beautiful location to spend our honeymoon.  This was exactly what we were looking for.  We will alsways treasure the time we spent here at Castaway Ocean Lodge.
K. Ketula
Norfolk, VA, 2007
We had a wonderful week in Shelburne. This house is truy a very special place and is named appropriately: very tranquil indeed! We enjoyed the quiet and sense of isolation. The screened porch was the favorite part of the house for us. Although the water was cold, we enjoyed our dip at the Crescent Beach. We will always remember our first trip to Nova Scotia and how very much we enjoyed this house.
The Harvard Family
Toronto, ON, 2007
I had so much fun at our cottage! I loved going down to the fishing wharf and the big rocks. We went to  Carter's Beach and found many sand dollars. Summerville Beach was an awesome swimming area. I would come back anytime!
L. Pastyr
Age 14, 2008

Lockeport

Colourful buildings in Lockeport Nova Scotia.
A quiet day on the beach.
Lockeport has an excellent children's play ground with lots of ramps, slides, and swings.
An excellent venue for the performing arts in Lockeport.

Description

With a population of under seven hundred people, Lockeport is a small town in a spectacular setting.  Settled in the 1700's, the town relies on the fishing industry for its livelihood.  Numerous wharves provide plenty of photographic opportunities of working boats as well as a chance to talk to some of the hardy folk that fish on them.

The long stretch of white sand that forms the outer edge of Lockeport's causeway is better known as Crescent Beach.  At one end of the beach is the Crescent Beach Centre.  With a tourist information center, snack bar, washrooms and gift shop, the Centre is a welcome pit stop during a full day on this lively kid-friendly beach.

Crescent Beach Centre organizes a number of different activities: Beach parties, Sand Scultpure contests, and an annual Sea Derby.

For the history buff - Nova Scotia's only Registered Historic Streetscape is worth investigating.  Made up of five houses built by descendants of Jonathan Locke between 1836 and 1876, the houses offer an interesting cross section of historical architecture with excellent examples of Colonial, Georgian and Victorian styles. A walking-tour guidebook is available at the Little School Museum.  The museum has in its collection a variety of artifacts relating to early life in the community, a replica of an early school room and a marine room.

If you are coming with children and don't want to spend the whole day on the beach, there is a great playground in the centre of town.  



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Lockeport, Nova Scotia

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