Experience a diverse range of attractions, within walking distance or a short drive from your cottage.
Drive the Boot: Looking for an unforgettable way to explore the peninsula? Take a road trip! Discover hidden gems in quaint seaside locales such as Spanish Room, Calmer and Lawn. There are plenty of fun activities during your journey – from lounging on idyllic beaches & hiking through majestic trails, to visiting historical sites or uncovering unique cultural experiences - each awaiting you with surprises along the way. So hop into that car and embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure today! Check out the website below for some of the highlights!
Frenchman’s Cove Provincial Park
Our resort is situated in the heart of a stunning provincial park, surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. This idyllic location offers a plethora of activities for guests to enjoy, including leisurely walks, refreshing swims, exciting playgrounds, pristine beaches, fishing and picturesque picnic areas.
Fortune Head Geology Centre:
Discover the secrets of centuries past at the Fortune Head Geology Centre! Welcome to a journey through geologic time, from 2.3 billion-year-old fossils up to 541 million years and beyond - where we mark life on Earth's increased biological diversity. Kids big and little will love the interactive sandbox while adults can learn about 1929's Burin Peninsula Tsunami in our realistic tsunami simulator! For an even closer look into history, join one of the expert guides for tours around Horsebrook Trail or across Fortune Head Ecological Reserve; who knows? You may just come face to face with some trilobites left behind over millions of eons ago..
Marystown stands as the largest community, commercial hub, and services center in the region, and it's only a mere 20-minute drive away. This bustling town offers a plethora of amenities, including grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants, and much more. While you're there, be sure to visit the Marystown Model Ship Museum, or take a leisurely stroll around Jane’s Pond or Landing Place Pond.
Grande Meadows Golf Course:
Located right next door to our resort, Grande Meadows Golf Course is a stunning 9-hole course.
Local Berry Picking: from June to September indulge in the delicious tradition of berry picking. In Frenchman's Cove, you can pick a range of berries, including sweet blueberries, tart partridge berries, and juicy bakeapples.
Seasonal Fresh Lobster: We are located near some of the best lobster fishing grounds in the region meaning guests have the ability to purchase fresh lobster from local fisherman. The season is Mid-April to Mid-June.
Situated adjacent a large barachois, sand and mud flats, mixed forests, and tidal lagoons, it is no wonder that Frenchman's Cove offers bird watchers tremendous and splendid opportunities to observe a diverse population of shore birds and waterfowl. The visitor can expect to see the lesser yellow-legs, red knots, dunlins, and sand pipers. Canada Geese, black ducks, green-winged teals, and ring necked ducks can also be seen. Unusual sea birds sighted are thick-billed mures, dovkies, northern gannets, Leach's storm petrels, common terns and ring billed gulls. Frenchman's Cove is host to over twenty species of terrestrial birds. Most notable are the bobolink and the Mrytle warbler which are considered to be rare.
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