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Cabots Landing Provincial Park

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Very long stretch of sandy beach

It’s a very pretty place with a long stretch of soft sandy beach. It’s neat to see fresh water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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very nice beach!

This would be a great place to have a picnic. We walked the beach for a while, I found a piece of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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1904 Bay St Lawrence Road, Cape North, Nova Scotia B0C 1C0, Canada
+1 902-662-3030
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a very pretty place with a long stretch of soft sandy beach. It’s neat to see fresh water runoff flowing onto the beach and into the the ocean. There are picnic tables and benches to enjoy ocean view. Someone said to avoid the porta...More

Thank LIKEITIS1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would be a great place to have a picnic. We walked the beach for a while, I found a piece of driftwood that would make a great walking stick. There's a statue/plaque that details the original landing of John Cabot in the area -...More

Thank fflbrgst
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Cabot arrived at our continent, with 18 sailors on June 24, 1497. However, no one knows where he landed. The locals wanted a memorial of Cabot. A great idea. I enjoyed walking on the beach and I imagined Cabot and his men arriving with a...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to relax and explore Four Mile Beach. Wow, what a place. We poked along the beach and then just sat out and enjoyed listening to the waves and taking in the scenery. We happened to be driving by later so...More

Thank wloo_andrew
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We were very lucky to be staying just a half mile down the road from this lovely little park and beach. if you're a history buff, you'll be interested in visiting the site of the first landing by the British in the Canadian mainland. If...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I stopped by this park and beach while driving around the Cabot Trail recently and was so pleasantly surprised. This is a small park with an amazing beach. The park has interpretive panels and markers describing its historical significance as the North American landing spot...More

Thank peispud66
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I liked Cabot's landing place a lot. It was a pleasure for me to stroll in the sandy dunes and imagine that the great traveller landed and walked in the same place. It was an amazing feeling. We saw the monument as well. Fortunately at...More

1  Thank gabcsi_11
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Lots of people bypass this historic spot where the British first landed in Mainland Canada. It's a small park with a small beach.

Thank KidLove
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I visited this gorgeous beach twice yesterday. Four miles of glorious sand. In the afternoon, there were perhaps a dozen people enjoying the sun and sand. In the evening, only one other person fishing besides my friend and me. Water was warm enough for swimming...More

1  Thank JaneAlderdice
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for an hour or so to walk the beach. It was a very nice beach with beautiful views of the coastline. While it may only be the supposed landing point, you can totally imagine sailing up to the island and looking at...More

1  Thank rubytue
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