Hubbards & Aspotogan

Locals say, “The sun always shines in Hubbards”. Ten fabulous beaches are a great escape in any weather. Bunk down in an inn, cottage or campground. Treat yourself to lobster suppers, fish cakes, live entertainment and a vibrant Saturday Farmers’ Market. Ride by coastal fishing communities on the Aspotogan, the Yacht Club and Nova Scotia’s smallest provincial park. Shopping, hiking, biking and kayaking make this the “Playground of St. Margaret’s Bay”.

Hidden Gem:

The Century House Pottery Studio of Mieke Martin.
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Things to Do:

Indulge in a Traditional Lobster Supper & Dance the Night Away in Nova Scotia’s “Last Great Dance Hall” at the Shore Club.

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Visit The Barn Farmers’ Markets in Hubbards on Saturdays:Enjoy live entertainment while shopping for local produce and homemade treats.Find out more »
Hooked Rug Museum of North AmericaCome in and see our hundred of hooked rugs and keepsakes in our many exhibits.Find out more »
Wine & Dine:Be sure to stop at the Trellis Café for a home cooked meal. If you’re lucky, you may stumble upon a local jam session, live music, or a local art exhibit.Find out more »
Bask on one of 10 beaches in the Hubbards/Aspotogan region: Queensland Provincial Beach Park is a supervised beach, has change rooms, toilets, and a chip wagon during the summer months.Find out more »

Picnic at Whynacht’s Beach which is positioned in such a way that during the winter months, it loses all of its sand, but it returns again in the spring. This phenomenon is caused by the waves crashing straight-on to the shore. It is one of only two beaches in all of North America where this occurs—the other being in Virginia, U.S.A.

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Get active: Sample the lush coastal wilderness on the cross-provincial rails-to-trails system. This crushed gravel trail is perfect for walking, biking, or cross country skiing. St Margarets Bay from Dept TCH 011_HR - prospect
See More by Using Pedal Power:For the avid biker, the Aspotogan Peninsula is a must-do—offering beautiful coastal views, quaint fishing villages, and plenty of spots for a picnic, all in the comfort of a cool ocean breeze. 027Find out more »
Paddle through Hubbards Cove:Rental kayaks and tours are available from Freewheeling Adventures.Find out more »
Make the journey from Northwest Cove to Bayswater Beach along the Aspotogan Peninsula:Rental kayaks and tours are available from Freewheeling Adventures.Find out more »
Shop the Fun and Funky Shops of Hubbards:Follow the mermaid to Lola’s Landing or discover a long lost treasure at Mother Hubbards Cupboard.Find out more »
Fish or Launch Your Boat:There’s nothing more satisfying or fresh than catching your own dinner. Drop a line in St. Margaret’s Bay to catch some fresh mackerel, while chatting with the local fishermen.

  • Hubbards Public Boat Ramp:
    Hwy 3 in Hubbards
  • Fox Point Government Wharf:
    Hwy 329 in Fox Point
  • Mill Cove Government Wharf:
    Mill Cove Shore Road, Birchy Head (off Hwy 329)
  • Northwest Cove Government Wharf:
    Hwy 329 in Northwest Cove
  • Blandford Government Wharf:
    Located at the end of Gates Fish Plant Road in Blandford (off Hwy 329)
Take in our Beach Scenery Underwater:Discover great scuba diving Bring your own gear or guided tours, dive training, and rental equipment are available from Torpedo Rays in Halifax.
Photo Opportunity:The brightly coloured fishing boats and buoys of Northwest Cove in Hubbards & Aspotogan.
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