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Kennington Cove Beach

Kennington Cove Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Beautiful seaside visit

This area is well worth a visit. The views looking out over Kennington Cove Beach to the sea are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vancouver, Canada
This is a hidden gem

This spot is just out side the entrance to the fortress. So don't miss a chance to go here. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shahzad D
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Kennington Cove Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is well worth a visit. The views looking out over Kennington Cove Beach to the sea are stunning. It is a lovely area to walk on the beach and watch the waves rolling in. Not exactly a swimming spot. It is a cove...More

Thank Arabella_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This spot is just out side the entrance to the fortress. So don't miss a chance to go here. Very quite and beautiful spot.

Thank Shahzad D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sept is not a swimming month in Louisbourg but this is still a worthwhile visit .This a lovely small beach in a cove surrounded by rocks. Lots of sand though and very private.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Very picturesque little beach down the road from Louisbourg fortress where Wolfe's forces landed before they took the fortress. The water here was wicked cold and my local friend tells me it's always that way so maybe it's not the best place on the island...More

Thank Matt Y
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I'd read the reviews for Kennington Cove...but car access was not available 14 June 2017. However a shorter walk to Simon's Cove was recommended and I can see why! The route is well signed and worth the walk through the woods.

Thank NorthumberlandJulieR
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Such a beautiful beach, clean, lots of waves, popular with the locals, travel a dirt road to get to beach

1  Thank 750juanitaf
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Beautiful beach nestled in a cove with rock cliffs. Waves crashing to shore and a great experience in nature. Can be cold on some days tho.

Thank AnneH81
Reviewed 23 August 2016

After a visit to the Fort, we tried to find this beach, and had a little difficulty. We ended up just following the road to the Fort and just passed the fort is the start of this beach. We stopped at a small beach just...More

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

So I checked here prior to visiting this beach and boy were some of the reviews way,way off! Yes it us super beautiful. Lots of sand. Secluded so not busy at all. All of these things are true. The drive to the beach, from what...More

1  Thank Leeann D
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful quiet beach . When we first got there,the big black bugs literally chased me around. Got some nice big bites on my neck . Bug spray definitely helps . Just wished I put it on before the walk to the beach....More

Thank Michelina M
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