Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, Peggy's Cove

The iconic Peggy's Cove Lighthouse beckons travelers by land and sea with its traditional white-and-red facade, as it marks the rugged eastern entrance to the bay. Step along the water-worn, rounded granite rocks that the beacon is built on, and watch the powerful Atlantic break heavily against them. The lighthouse represents a major stop on the region's Lighthouse Trail scenic drive. Be sure to take extra care exploring this area, as visitor can be swept off the rocks by larger waves. Don't forget your camera and capture this lighthouse, renowned for its composition. Arrange your visit to Peggy's Cove Lighthouse and discover more family-friendly attractions in Peggy's Cove using our Peggy's Cove trip itinerary builder app .
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  • October 4, 2017
    We were very pleased to take a Viator tour to Peggy's Cove to see the beautiful lighthouse and the quaint cove. There was a considerable number of visitors so I would suggest getting to the area early...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    We rented a car from the ship port and drove ourselves to Peggy's Cove. Arriving before the 5 ships in port sent their caravan of buses! It great to stop in the visitors center where the friendly staf...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    When planning our trip to Nova Scotia, we planned on skipping Peggy's cove. We believed that this would just be another tourist stop packed with stores trying to take your money at any given chance. I...  more »
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  • June 30, 2017
    Absolutely breathtaking. I loved it so much. You see the big, smooth white rocks to climb and walk all over. The Lighthouse is beautiful. It was very windy though so just be prepared. We went on a grey day but still it was beautiful. I would love to go back many times. Even the drive up was nice. The restaurant and gift shop was cute. We had the stuffed lobster tail from the restaurant and it tasted so heavenly. Highly recommend.
  • June 23, 2017
    This place is wonderful and has some amazing views and rich history.. Just seeing the light house for me would have made my day.. When I visited the temp was beyond cold -20's and the wind so ferocious it felt as if it could have blown us away.. To attempt to get out of our car we literally had to force the doors open.. The air was so cold it was painful to be out in.. Would I do it again.. In a heartbeat..
  • June 24, 2017
    Great place to visit. When the sun is out and the rocks are dry it's awesome to walk around the area. It's also pretty easy to get to and usually has ample parking. It's usually full of tourists and locals a like.
  • June 26, 2017
    Beautiful place! Love jumping the rocks and listening to the sounds of the waves. Best to visit out of touristy times, parking can get limited.
  • June 29, 2017
    Must visit place. Plenty of resorts neat by. You make take toot own n food to save bucks though.

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