Helpful Links to Local Attractions

With The Regent, Jim and Gwen Kerr have created a home that gives guests all the comforts of a unique B&B while they visit the many attractions and features available in the Amherst area. If you wish to go farther afield - our central location allows for day trips to New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island as well as within Nova Scotia. Guests are encouraged to use The Regent as a "home base" for exploring this captivating region. Below are but a few recommended day trips.

Attractions in Amherst

Amherst Golf

Amherst Heritage Homes

Deanne Fitzpatrick Rug Hooking Studio

Amherst Shore Provincial Park

Cumberland County Museum

Dayles - Formerly Margolians, Amherst's "Famous for Value" Department Store

The Nova Scotia Highlanders Regimental Museum

Tantramar Theatre

Nearby Attractions:

Sight-Seeing Day Trips:

The Bay of Fundy World's Highest Tides

Cape D'Or Lighthouse Parrsboro, N.S.

Joggins Fossil Cliffs Joggins, N.S.

Jost Winery Malagash, N.S.

Seagull Pewter Pugwash, N.S.

Hopewell Rocks, N.S.

The Confederation Bridge connecting New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island

Anne of Green Gables Cavendish, Prince Edward Island

Outdoor Activities/Sports:

Northumberland Shore Beaches, N.S.

Birdwatching, Sackville Waterfowl Park, N.B.

Atlantic Motorsport Park Shubenacadie, N.S.

Chignecto Hiking Trails Cape Chignecto, N.S.

Five Islands Provincial Park Five Islands, N.S.

Fox Harbour Golf Wallace, N.S.

Fundy Shore EcoTour

Bicycle and Motorcycle Touring, Beaches and Fundy Shore, N.S.

Ski Wentworth Wentworth, N.S.

White Water Rafting on the Shubenacadie River, Maitland, N.S.

Museums and Historic Sites:

The Anne Murray Centre Springhill, N.S.

Fort Lawrence Fort Lawrence, N.S.

Fundy Geological Museum Parrsboro, N.S.

The Miners Museum Springhill, N.S.

Cape Jourimain Nature Centre New Brunswick

Fort Beausejour National Historic Site Aulac, New Brunswick

Owens Art Gallery, and Mount Allison University Sackville, New Brunswick

Helpful Internet Links:

Tourism Nova Scotia

Tourism New Brunswick

Tourism Prince Edward Island

Town of Amherst

Central Nova Tourist Association

Fundy Shore

Sunrise Trail Visitors Guide

Accommodation Search Engine

Recommended Accommodations:

Castle Moffett - Baddeck, Cape Breton

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