Built in 1949, this historic house sits atop a dramatic cliff overlooking Stoney Beach to the west and Lawrencetown Beach to the east. Previously a private home, the house is now run by a non-profit volunteer-led community association. MacDonald House offers a great mixture of local businesses, including Kanon Beach Wind & Surf, The Heron’s Nest Tea Room, Fancy Lucky Seaside Shop, Mid-Century Maniac, and Open View Pre-School. House open year-round.
Tin Roof Mercantile & Café
6321 Highway 7, Head of Chezzetcook 902-827-5313 / tinroof.ca
This Eastern Shore favourite houses a plethora of gifts, quality clothing, and home-décor items. While browsing the extensive collection of charming products, you’re sure to be beckoned toward the back of the shop to the café.
1689 West Jeddore Road 902-889-5012 / blacksheepart.com
Featuring folk art that is often inspired by lives led near the sea, this colourful gallery is well suited to its location in a converted 1,200- square-foot fish plant on the shore of Jeddore Harbour. The work of over 40 Nova Scotian folk artists, including Barry Colpitts and Maud Lewis, are featured, plus a selection of folk art from Ontario and Quebec. The views alone are well worth the drive down the winding West Jeddore Road
Small-batch traditional recipes for jams, jellies, pickles and relishes all made in Necum Teuch. Their products can be found at various stores, markets and events throughout the province, for the most up-to-date locations visit facebook.com/HardyWaresPreserves.
172 Lawlors Point Road, Tangier 902-772-2130 / tangierlobster.com
Tangier Lobster is a leading Canadian exporter of live lobster. Their commitment to quality is second to none in everything they do.