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Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia

Peggy’s Cove has a timeless mystique which draws fascinated visitors from around the world. The tiny harbour below the lighthouse is a painter’s masterpiece of seasoned fish sheds and colourful boats.

The village is famed for its colorful homes perched on wave-washed boulders situated along a narrow inlet.

Approximately 50 residents live here year-round. The stunning rock formations are perfect for exploring, but visitors are cautioned to stay well back from the water’s edge.

Granite rocks in and around the village of Peggy’s Cove are estimated to be 415 million years old. These huge boulders were picked up and deposited 10 thousand years ago by retreating glaciers.

Visit Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse, the most photographed lighthouse in North America. Post a letter from Canada’s only post office in a lighthouse, which boasts a cancellation stamp of an image of a lighthouse.

William deGarthe carved a lasting monument to fisherman in the granite rock. The sculpture depicts 32 fisherman, their wives and children and the legendary Peggy of Peggy’s Cove. The deGarthe Gallery displays 65 paintings, which follow his progression as a marine artist and sculptor.

Don’t miss the recently completed interpretive project in Peggy’s Cove which provides a number of informative and interesting panels which will enhance your experience and knowledge of the region.

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