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A Piece of History

This was the loneliest old lighthouse that we saw on our trip. Like time had forgotten this old... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Lindsay, Canada
Nice area but beaches full of garbage

There is a nice little hike here with a monument to Joshua Slocum, the first person to go around... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2016
Saskatoon, Canada
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15 Aug 2018
“Peter Island Lighthouse makes a nice backdrop for watching birds in the straight.”
19 Jul 2017
“A Piece of History”
Peter's Island | Latitude: 44.257333 Longitude: -66.337583, Westport, Nova Scotia B0V 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

If you are touring Brier Island, this is just another lovely stop. We saw seals feeding in the straight along with a multitude of gulls and other sea birds. I liked the image that I capture there so much, that I had it put on...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This was the loneliest old lighthouse that we saw on our trip. Like time had forgotten this old gem. Truly sad that it has not been kept up... seriously in Ontario we spend $120,000 on a rubber duck to float through Toronto for Canada Day,...More

Thank AlwaysAskALocal
Reviewed 11 July 2017

needs paint. shore was rocky and access was on a narrow dirt road as are most roads on the island, one lane.

Thank carver1234
Reviewed 5 June 2016

There is a nice little hike here with a monument to Joshua Slocum, the first person to go around the world in a boat. Unfortunately, like many other Nova Scotian beaches, there is a lot of garbage. Indeed, there is what appears to be a...More

Thank QuigDawg
Reviewed 22 October 2015

What do you go out to see? A weathered inaccessible lighthouse on a flat rocky island? If so, you've come to the right place. This one is not particularly attractive except for its rugged weathered, somewhat worn look. The closest land-based location to this lighthouse...More

Thank E-to-W_n_back
Reviewed 6 August 2015

It's a lighthouse :) we didn't see it because of the fog! But it still deserves an excellent rating. Each of the lighthouses have different sounds to them vs lights. Listen for them and walk out to Sulcom monument it is a nice walk

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Peter's Island is a bird preserve, so you can't go there, but it is a picturesque backdrop to photos of the harbour and straight between Long Island and Brier Island. The sounds of the 10,000 birds that live there is amazing.

Thank BluenoserKBE
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Peter's Island Light house is not accessible but can be seen from the southern point of Brier Island. The passage between the island and the mainland as STRONG tides and the tide patterns and waves crashing are hypnotic. The Joshua Slocum memorial is just up...More

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