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Ferryland

Avalon, Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Very scenic

We stopped here on a recent trip to Newfoundland. There was an iceberg nearby which was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lovinretirement2015
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
the Lighthousehike

the Lighthousehike was a bit strenous bec. it was so freezing cold and very windy and not a soul... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
59gajb
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Victoria, Canada
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good41%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“gravel road” (4 reviews)
“parking lot” (6 reviews)
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Avalon, Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here on a recent trip to Newfoundland. There was an iceberg nearby which was awesome.Talked to one of the locals and she was super friendly. it is a cute little stop.

Thank lovinretirement2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Lighthousehike was a bit strenous bec. it was so freezing cold and very windy and not a soul around...eerie...

Thank 59gajb
Reviewed 25 November 2016

It is a nice walk out the road to the lighthouse and the scenery is wonderful. If you can't get on the Ferryland Picnics reservation list consider packing your own lunch and have a picnic here.

1  Thank vb22
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful destination for many reasons! The walk to the lighthouse is a bit steep on a gravel path but very worth it. We had already had lunch - wish I had known about the picnic lunch baskets available to order in the...More

Thank Bethk1964
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a beautiful area to visit. We walked out to the lighthouse when we stopped. The trail / road is easy to navigate. The reward at the end is the lighthouse and the scenery. Do it.

2  Thank Phil G
Reviewed 30 August 2016

You may travel to Ferryland to visit the lighthouse or to visit the Colony of Avalon but I suggest you stop along the way to admire the scenery. We were lucky enough to have the sun shine while we were there. The combination of blue...More

2  Thank martomsak
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The road out to the parking lot had a lot of holes in the gravel road and the walk to the lighthouse is first up a steep hill. If you go make sure you have the ability to do the walking. Nice view and the...More

1  Thank roncdn
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We packed our own picnic and blankets for our Ferryland visit. A-bit-longer-than-expected but not challenging walk from the parking lot to the light house, which has just a steep ascent right in front of it. Lovely, rolling grassy land of peat and small flowers from...More

2  Thank citysuburb
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We've visited a lot of lighthouses in the U.S. and Canada, and the setting for Ferryland is at the top of the list. As lighthouses go, this one is good, but not great; however, being surrounded by a dramatic coastline dotted with picturesque islands, it...More

1  Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I was thrilled by my decision to book two nights at this little village. The B&B, Dunnes is right on the ocean and East Coast Trail. It is also a walk from the lighthouse (book your picnic months in advance) and site of the music...More

Thank wanderwoman50
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