Nova Scotia Vacation Ideas

Halifax Harbour Sunrise

Knightswood Bed & Breakfast Carriage House is an ideal location for relaxing and touring. See our sampling of various day trips (menu on the left) you can take to explore our wonderful province.  We are a short 15 minute drive or a trip on the ferry will bring you to the center of Halifax or the Dartmouth waterfront. Be sure and visit the Historic Halifax Public Gardens. There you will find excellent theatres, art galleries and museums on both sides of the harbour.

Be sure and check into our great festivals & events while you are here

Visit the Shubenacadie Canal Explore our nearby Walking Trails

Need to do some shopping? Check out the largest shopping centers in Maritimes. Both just a short drive away. – Micmac Mall & Dartmouth Crossing

Relax on the Bay of Fundy

There so many easy day trips which allow you to explore a wide variety of activities. Places like the quaint Fisherman’s Cove Village,  beautiful Eastern Shore beachesSouth Shore Villages such as Peggy’s Coveand the Annapolis Valley. At the end of the day return back to your quiet retreat and relax on the decks or by the pond.

Explore Our History

Locally visit all the historic sights of Halifax, take a city tour, go deep sea fishing or whale watching. In the evening enjoy some of our many excellent restaurants or barbecue back at the Carriage House. Outdoor activities are but a few minutes away.

There are numerous golf courses to choose from all between ten to twenty minutes away. We offer discounted golf at The Links at Montague. The wonderful woodland Shubie Park is two minutes away and offers many kilometers of prepared walking trails and a lake side supervised swim area. If you enjoy cycling, the Waverley road is a favorite of locals as it follows the lakes and wanders through a desirable residential section of Halifax County and the Knightswood is part of the route!

If your stay extends to the weekend churches of all religions and denominations are available.

Finally if you still have energy at the end of the day the night life of the area will offer exceptional samples of Maritime music and talent or you may want to try your luck at our Casino.

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“The home was wonderful, your breakfasts delicious and your company great. Thanks for all your travel advice. If we come back we will definitely stay here again.”
– Francis King and dauguhters,USA.