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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  • The site is exceptional, but do not forget the small port, another postcard from Nova Scotia. On the other hand, if the gift shop restaurant offers parking, this is geometry variable and done too much for coaches. In addition, the shop is far too expensive.
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  • An excursion that is worth it. Close to Halifax, this place to so much charm. Breathe the air of the ocean is always a delight.
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  • Very Beautiful Area, and very Friendly People. The food at the Restaurant There by the Lighthouse was Outstanding. Next time we visit may well be by car in order to spend more time there. I Highly Rec...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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..
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Must visit place. Plenty of resorts neat by. You make take toot own n food to save bucks though.

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