Valley Highlights

Discover the Valley Area

The south side of Hall's Harbour overlooks the Annapolis Valley, the north overlooks the Bay of Fundy, on the east Sheffield Vault and on the west Chipman Brook. The area is very scenic and has been declared a Nova Scotia Tourism Destination Area.

There are many things to do in and around the areas such as artists studios, antiques, artisans galleries, golf, botanial gardens, ghost tours and more.

14 Wing Greenwood Golf Club

Greenwood Golf Club is nestled in the heart of Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley which is home of the largest air base on the East Coast. The course winds its way around the Annapolis River and in & out of pine and oak forests. Greenwood Golf Club is a fair test of golf to players of all skill levels and is open to the public. Come give one of the Province’s true hidden gems a try today! 18-hole, par 72, 6094 yd. Rating 69.9; Slope 122. Driving range, drive carts; bar & grill.

Annapolis Valley Wineries

There are five regions of wine producers in Nova Scotia and the Annapolis Valley is considered wine country for Nova Scotia. The region is home to half of the Nova Scotia Wineries. The first winery was established in the late 1970s with Grand Pré Winery (Domaine de Grand Pré). Today there are twelve wineries including Lightfoot & Wolfville, Luckett Vineyards and Benjamin Bridge Winery that produces the most widely known wine from Nova Scotia, Nova 7. The town of Wolfville is the central location for most visitors with several wineries only minutes away and host of the Magic Winery Bus.

Blomidon Provincial Park - 1 hr away

Blomidon Provincial Park is a camping and day-use park located at Cape Blomidon on the shores of the Minas Basin. It is known for its hiking, look-offs, and 600 ft high cliffs. The Park boasts 13.5 km system of interconnected trails provides access to a variety of habitats and numerous scenic look-offs within the park.

Cape Split Provincial Park - 30 minutes away

Experience the natural wonder of the Bay of Fundy from the dramatic cliffs of Cape Split. Hike through mixed forests to lookoffs with stunning views of the tide-swept coastline. At the peninsula tip, the trail opens into a meadow revealing iconic sea stacks and basalt pinnacles carved by the power of the world’s highest tides.

Charles Macdonald House

The Charles Macdonald Concrete House is a two-storey residential structure located in Centreville, Nova Scotia, Canada. It was built entirely out of reinforced concrete in 1910 by Charles Macdonald, a local folk artist and owner of a cement brick factory. Today the house is a seasonally operated, free entry museum which features the artwork of Charles Macdonald, and rugs hooked by his wife Mabel. The Charles Macdonald Concrete House was declared a Provincially Registered Heritage Property in 1998.

Deportation Cross

In 1924, the Deportation Cross was erected near the railway about one mile from the memorial church at the national historic site of Grand-Pre. In 2005, the cross was moved to land belonging to the Grand Pré Historic Site. This spot on Horton Landing is believed to be the exact location where the Acadians waited for the ships to deport them in 1755.

Discover Oaklawn Zoo and Airplanes in the Alysford Area - 50 mins away

Oaklawn Farm Zoo in Alyesford provides an up close animal experience, in a natural environment. From lions to lemurs, peacocks to pythons, goats to gibbons you’re sure to find the animal in you! Just a short 10 minute drive in Greenwood, visit the Military Aviation Museum which boasts over 10,000 square feet of indoor display area, featuring seven distinct areas. An air park surrounds the Museum and contains actual aircraft flown from Greenwood, including an AVRO Lancaster Mark X that was built in Canada and served overseas in World War II.

Discover Windsor Area - Ziplining & Craft Beer - 1 hr away

The Ontree Fun & Adventure Park is located at Ski Martock in Windsor and is the largest Zip Line Park in Canada! At Ontree you can expect to be climbing through the courses for as long as 3 hours. They are open rain or shine so it is always a good idea to come prepared for the weather. Why not stop at the Schoolhouse Brewery to enjoy a quality craft beer and unwind with a delicious bite from their Taproom menu.

Evangeline Beach - 40 minutes away

Across the Minas Basin from Kingsport Beach, Evangeline beach has stunning views of Blomidon Ridge. Take a walk at low tide or go for a swim at high tide.

Grand-Pre National Historic Site

Grand-Pré National Historic Site of Canada is the world centre for the commemoration of the Deportation of the Acadians.

Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens

Since September 14, 2002 the Gardens have provided a stimulating and interesting environment for the study and viewing of native flora of the Acadian Forest Region. To many visitors the unique and beautiful gardens are a place for quiet walks and contemplation. The Gardens are open (weather permitting) from dawn until dusk daily. Our Greenhouses and Woodland Trails are always open and also free to the public.

Kingsport Beach - 25 minutes away

Red sedimentary cliffs carved by continuous erosion rise from the beaches to the east. The dramatic 12 metre tides produce very large sand and mud flats at low tide.

Parker's General Store

Parker's General Store built in 1905. Experience a step back in time: NS One of A Kind Gift Shop! 30 local artist now displaying their works of art from recycled rope art, recycled glass art to soy candles, photography, painting, wooden art and much more!

Robie Tufts Nature Centre

The Robie Tufts Nature Centre was built to support a chimney that is home to a species of migratory birds called chimney swifts. Display panels surround the pavilion and describe the birds and other natural attractions.

Ross Farm Museum - 50 minutes away

Spend a day on the farm! Ross Farm Museum is a living, working, farm depicting over 150 years of agriculture here in Nova Scotia. We are a single-family upland farm on land originally granted to Captain William Ross, land that we continue to work with oxen, horses, and traditional hand implements just like the way it was done through the 1800s.

Valley Ghost Walks

Family-friendly, historical productions with Jerome the Gravekeeper and his ghostly friends throughout the streets and cemeteries of the Annapolis valley, nova scotia…the most historically-rich, amazing valley in all of North America! Ghost Walks, Talks, & Virtual Productions rotate between: Wolfville, Kentville, Halls Harbour, Windsor, and the Landscape of Grand Pré View Park.