the link to find out lots more about whale
watching and don't forget to watch the video on the home page to see a
Fun at the Lake
cottage has its own 300ft private lake frontage, including a sizeable and
private area of land south of the road outside the property and adjoining the
Provincial Park :-
kayaks, canoes and boats may be launched from the Provincial Park or from the
private area of land immediately adjoining the Provincial Park and forming
part of the land belonging to the cottage, although any such activities are
undertaken entirely at your own risk.
is popular for swimming and the country park beside our property has imported
sand to make an area in which to paddle and which is comfortable under foot.
The lake is quite shallow near to the shore and is therefore suitable for non-swimmers,
who must be supervised at all times.
the water is shallow near to the shore, it is warm enough to swim in all
summer and well into the autumn.
A few minutes drive away is the uncrowded Sandy Cove beach,
which opens out on to the spectacular Bay of Fundy and is perfect for
sunbathing when summer temperatures typically reach up into the 80s. You can
also swim and snorkel in the clear water of the Atlantic or enjoy rock
hunting as raw Amethyst can be found nearby.
Taking a paddle in the Lake
The long beach at Sandy Cove, which is
less than 10 minutes drive from the cottage. Click here and listen carefully [make sure
your speakers are turned up] and you will hear the ocean which was recorded
when these photos were taken :)
Basalt rocks at each end of the cove which are
perfect for exploring the rock pools or some relaxing sun bathing. The
basalt has seams of agate running through it.
across the cove from the far side.
crystal clear water of the Bay of Fundy, which is part of the Atlantic
on the rocks and if you are really quiet, you may see seals and the local
The beach at Rossway (just 15 minutes the other way!)
You can fish in Lake Midway
which is adjacent to the property and a
Provincial Park and has over 300 ft of its own
lake is stocked annually with brown trout
and smallmouth bass .
Nova Scotia, children below the age of 16 can fish without a licence and
take home a full limit of fish if they wish, although a licence is required
for salmon. Individuals 16 and older need to have a fishing licence. More
information about sport fishing in Nova Scotia can be seen here
licence can be obtained inexpensively from Nova Scotia Agriculture and Fisheries
department. We supply a fishing rod and a reel at the cottage and ask that
visitors replace any fishing tackle that they lose.
fishing is permitted without a licence. Some nearby places to fish are
Whale Cove and Sandy Cove where table sized Pollack can be caught. Both
coves are just a few minutes away by car. You can also fish from Digby
Wharf where you can also watch the fishing boats coming and going.
beautiful uncrowded coves and beaches are also great for swimming.