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Kennington Cove Beach

Kennington Cove Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Pretty but pretty cold

Very picturesque little beach down the road from Louisbourg fortress where Wolfe's forces landed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Matt Y
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Simon's Cove if road not open....

I'd read the reviews for Kennington Cove...but car access was not available 14 June 2017. However... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
NorthumberlandJulieR
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Kennington Cove Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very picturesque little beach down the road from Louisbourg fortress where Wolfe's forces landed before they took the fortress. The water here was wicked cold and my local friend tells me it's always that way so maybe it's not the best place on the island...More

Thank Matt Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'd read the reviews for Kennington Cove...but car access was not available 14 June 2017. However a shorter walk to Simon's Cove was recommended and I can see why! The route is well signed and worth the walk through the woods.

Thank NorthumberlandJulieR
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Such a beautiful beach, clean, lots of waves, popular with the locals, travel a dirt road to get to beach

1  Thank 750juanitaf
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Beautiful beach nestled in a cove with rock cliffs. Waves crashing to shore and a great experience in nature. Can be cold on some days tho.

Thank AnneH81
Reviewed 23 August 2016

After a visit to the Fort, we tried to find this beach, and had a little difficulty. We ended up just following the road to the Fort and just passed the fort is the start of this beach. We stopped at a small beach just...More

Thank JPTENIUK
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

So I checked here prior to visiting this beach and boy were some of the reviews way,way off! Yes it us super beautiful. Lots of sand. Secluded so not busy at all. All of these things are true. The drive to the beach, from what...More

Thank Leeann D
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful quiet beach . When we first got there,the big black bugs literally chased me around. Got some nice big bites on my neck . Bug spray definitely helps . Just wished I put it on before the walk to the beach....More

Thank Michelina M
Reviewed 24 September 2015

visit Kennington Beach , there are a couple of beaches in the area that are great for a swim or just a stroll along the beach , also a walking trail....just keep driving past the fortress road and go down the dirt road about a...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Bit of a bumpy road to get here but well worth it. Was a beautiful beach with two bays. Was a warm day but the water was still freezing. A few brave souls were swimming. Bring your chairs and relax. Relax people.

Thank Jotravy
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I"m so glad the lady at the visitor center recommended this trek off the beaten path. We where there on a beautiful sunny Labor Day. Very busy but we were able to get parking. Many locals there spending the day at the beach. Spectacular views.

Thank LynnWVA
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