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Serene Beauty created by Mother Nature

So much beauty, so little time. Sit by the ocean, close your eyes and simply feel the salt spray... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Donna R
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Elliot Lake, Canada
a touch of yesteryear

It was cold and misty the day I visited this area, and yet, it was a fascinating glimpse of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
yankeefan730
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Burlington, Canada
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The Battery is a majestic fort overlooking St. John's coastline and Quidi Vidi Village.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So much beauty, so little time. Sit by the ocean, close your eyes and simply feel the salt spray and sun on your skin. Listen for the sounds of nature and revel in the peace and tranquility. Meditate and relax for a while. Loved it....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Donna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was cold and misty the day I visited this area, and yet, it was a fascinating glimpse of Newfoundland of another era. Not a lot of parking, so parked on the hill and walked down, to the harbour where numerous fishing boats were docked...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 12 December 2018

a lovely area on a nice summer day-the community is very authentic- feels like going back in time. We were waiting for our reservation at Mallard Cottage so had a little walk about. Beautiful!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karenantle
Reviewed 3 October 2018

They have some of the best beer I've had in a long time. The fishing village is quaint and beautiful to look at while sipping away. Service is friendly and prices are reasonable.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amy G
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The deep cold Atlantic at its finest. Beautiful views of Cape Spear, the most easterly point in Canada. You can stand on the tops of huge cliffs.. Be safe.. A nice example in the city of what newfoundland has offered!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 453chadf
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I would say this is a paradise for adventure lovers. The beauty of Atlantic and the cold breeze keeps you with high energy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rmuralik1972
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Be sure to park your car where the sign says "no public parking beyond this point, because they aren't kidding about that. But take a walk up the hill at least to the entrance to the battery. The views, wildflowers, and quiet of the area...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank r8ter2018
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Although this is truly a beautiful little village the amount of modern buildings taking over the landscape was very disappointing and took away from the uniqueness of this area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cutiegirl52
Reviewed 19 August 2018

From Signal Hill we took the walking trail that leads to Quidi Vidi. There is a brewery that is worth visiting and sampling some of the beers offered. Restaurant choices are very limited. A view opportunities for some photos.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Coriscos10
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Very nice area to see in Newfoundland. Interesting little village on the water. Can walk around if a nice day.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bkjjk
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