Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, Peggy's Cove

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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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  • Visiting Peggy's Cove was a "must do" recommendation by friends. I could quite easily have missed it without losing sleep. Granted it was a very cold and windy day, but there were just too many people...  more »
  • This location is just breathtaking. The little village, the lighthouse itself, it is all like a postcard come to life. Now, take that postcard and fill it with 500 tourists all scrambling off the tour...  more »
  • Being from Nova Scotia, I always thought Peggy’s cove was too touristy. I though I would give it a try when some friends from out of province came down and was truly amazed! The scenery was breathtaki...  more »
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