New Ross

Local lore mysteriously connects the Oak Island treasure hunt to New Ross. Seek your own adventure inland along Route 12 to the home of Nova Scotia’s living museum of agriculture, Ross Farm Museum. Known as the Christmas Tree Capital of the World, New Ross becomes a bustle of activity at the first snowfall with local Christmas tree producers readying shipments to go as far away as Europe and California.

Hidden Gem:

The New Ross Farm Museum is family fun at its best. Learn the traditional ways of trades and agriculture and complete your visit with a hay or sleigh ride. Open year round. BluenoseCoast-505

Things to Do:

Go for a hike: Start at the Lion’s Park and walk the trails connecting 303to the Ross Farm Trails – access from both sites, open year round.  Find out more »

A picnic at the Lion’s park or go to one of the local restaurants in New Ross. imagesE79WYPLK

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Go local! Check out the Saturday Farmers Market (June – Thanksgiving). Everything from locally grown and produced goods to homemade knitted mitts!Find out more »
Christmas tree Capital of the World!During the Christmas Festival see more than 150 New Ross Festive Carolers, make your own wreath, cut your own Christmas tree and have the absolute best turkey dinner ever at the Forties Community Centre.Find out more »
Learn about Christmas tree production:Did you know that Lunenburg County is the Christmas tree capital of the world and New Ross is its Capital? Trees are shipped as far away as Europe and California!Find out more »

Forties Community Centre in New Ross hosts numerous suppers that feature home cooking all year.

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Marvel at the fall colors while traveling along highway 12 on your way to New Ross – Pristine lakes, wilderness and spectacular country views make this spectacular and largely untouched region great cottage country.

Treasure hunters discover the connections to Oak Island Treasure and the Holy Grail and the other jewels of the region.

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Photo Opportunity:The fall colors on highway 12 to New Ross
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