We are located in Meteghan Centre, Nova Scotia. 65 km from the Digby- St.John,NB ferry. And 45 km from Yarmouth. We offer free internet for our guests. Marie & Hans de Man. firstname.lastname@example.org 8755-Highway#1,box 19 Meteghan Centre,NS 1-902-645-3390 2 rooms wih shared bath. Double & Twin..$60.00 Single....$50.00 Extra Person..$20.00 this includes a full breakfast,served between 7:00-9:00 am. 15 May -15 Oct. Our Inn is around 150 years old. It has seen a variety of owners .In the mid 1950's the house was the Royal Canadian Mounted Police head quarters.Later on new owners tries to run a restaurant in but that failed.Also housed insurance offices . Around the beginning of the 1980's the Anchor Inn was born.We are the second people to run the B&B We are located 2 km. from st.Mary's Bay with it picturesque coastline and fishing villages of Meteghan and Saulnierville.
About the Area Along the beautiful shores of St.Mary's Bay The "District of Clare“ is known as the Acadian Shore. Its descendants came from France in the 1600’s. Scattered over the Americas by the deportation of 1755 , many walked on to Louisana, while others returned to Clare.Overlook the Atlantic Ocean, go to the sandy beach, fish, whale watching, or golf. There's the "CLARE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB" http://claregolf.ca/ (1-902-769-2124) which is 10 minutes away 13 kms from the world famous mavillette Beach.
Our reception and breakfast area.
"The Comeau Room"
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"The Green Room".
" The Ryan Room".
Restaurants: we have some great seafood restaurants in the Clare area starting out with the Blue Rock and Around the Bend and a new restaurant "Cuisine Robicheau" We also have the Bamboo Gardens chinese food. There is a Comeau Farm Market in Meteghan Centre (across from the Liquor Store) that has such "yummie" things to eat. Many flavour Ice Creams, fresh vegetables, fruits, jellies, mouth watering home made pies, cakes and cookies, salads, seasonal berries and rappie pie - a delicious Acadian favorite (grated potatoes with savory meats and spices that produce an unforgettable flavor.
The Acadian Festival.
We are 5 km from Smugglers Cove, said to have been used by Rum Runners to store their treasures in the Cave from the authorities during prohabition.
One of the many churches in the area *St. Alphonse Church (3 miles away) Interior Walls covered with murals. There is a grotto of carved wooden stones. * St. Mary's Church - The largest wooden church in North America. (Adjacent to Universite Sainte-Anne in Church Point) * St. Bernard Church - Large granite church with with quite a history. Gothic Architecture. * Bangor Sawmill Museum (Nova Scotia). Water-powered lumber sawmill. Museum tours available. * Major Point Beach - (just past Grosses Coques going towards Digby). People rave about this scenic, seaside walking. Small chapel marks the site of the 1st Acadian Cemetery
oldest cemetary in Clare at Point de Major
Beautiful Cape st.Mary's overlooking Mavillette BeachMavilette Beach is 500 feet from the cottage on the other side of the road. When the tide is outgoing, children swim at the bridge where they love to float down the current in the warmer water draining from the Salt Marshes. This is shallow and safe. However when the tide is coming in, there are undertows, you may want to NOTE: THE BAY OF FUNDY has the world's highest tides. There is a lovely indoor pool at Universite Sainte Anne about 25 minutes away at Church Point in the DIGBY direction. (Call for hours: 1-902-769-2114). Next to the university there is a Magazin Campus where you can find Acadian Books of interest to you. WHALE WATCHING Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises. www.brierislandwhalewatch.com 1-800-656-3660. You will explore The Bay of Fundy, a corner of the Atlantic that is incredibly rich in marine life. Humpbacks, Finbacks, dolphins, porpoises and seals. UPPER CLEMENTS PARK Kids bored? Pack up early morning and drive to Upper Clements Park, a 20 min drive from Digby,along the old highway. 1-888-248-4567 for directions. Atlantic Canada's Largest Amusement Park with extensive summertime entertainment. (11:00am - 7:00pm) Roller Coaster Rides, the log ride, scary down in the water....splash! . Lots of rides, activities, historic buildings, handcrafts, things to see and do. We also have a new sporting cultural experience called the Grand Fondo Baie Sainte-Marie. http://www.granfondobaiestaintemarie.ca there are 2 rides available,118 km "Gran" and the 35 km "Piccolo.