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This is a beautiful, picture perfect location. We drove out from St. John’s and spent most of the day visiting the area. We started with the Colony of Avalon site and then made our way to the lighthouse for a late lunch. To get to...More
Beautiful town with impressive (and important) archaeological dig site. Very well preserved early English settlement. Guided tour is about 1.5 hour but certainly worth the time. Port area, church, and nearby lighthouse are lovely sites to see as well.
Parked and walked to lighthouse with our own picnic as Lighthouse Picnic was sold out. Bought coffee and fresh cookies on site to supplement our picnic supplies. Could have taken an atv up the hill but the walk was lovely through the forest. Stayed about...More
The long drive from St Johns is well worth the scenery, be sure to make stops along the way and PRE BOOK if you want to have a picnic at the top as you can NOT hike up and order anything but a drink and...More
Loved going to the Ferryland lighthouse, the picnic lunch is a fabulous idea in the picturesque setting. Just wish we could purchase a loaf of bread at the lighthouse, to feed the teenagers.....but they were sold out. Even on a foggy day, such a beautiful...More
... wonderful seascape vista after a lovely drive down from Cape Spears and Petty Harbour (no Alan Doyle but he was at the Ennis Sisters concert at Memorial U).
Q Tip: Book your picnic for July and August now.
Otherwise take your own.
We visited in Mid oct after the park had closed but we could still drive in and look around. Lots of information boards explaining the history, and it was free. We drove towards the lighthouse but eventually the road turns to gravel and is very...More