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Kennington Cove Beach

Kennington Cove Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Lovely but watch out for bugs

It was a beautiful quiet beach . When we first got there,the big black bugs literally chased me... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
Michelina M
via mobile
Looking for a place to swim?

visit Kennington Beach , there are a couple of beaches in the area that are great for a swim or... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2015
Christine H
Westville, Canada
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“dirt road” (5 reviews)
“cape breton” (3 reviews)
Kennington Cove Road, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada
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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 23 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 12 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
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Magnificent beach. It's worth the drive to this out of the spot, dont let the dirt road deter you. It's w wonderful picnic area and relatively easy access to the beach. Although if you have mobility issues the beach may prove a challenge to access....More

1  Thank LovetoTravel6463
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We drove along here after visiting the fortress, more for the historical connections than anything else. The weather was bad so we didn't linger but on another day it might be a nice place to spend some time.

Thank Bryn_PInzgauer
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We visit the far beach of Kennington Cove. It can be reached by driving all the way down the gravel road, out past the fortress until you reach the parking lot at the end. You will then need to leave your vehicle and hike down...More

Thank TomFoolery1234
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This is my favorite beach in Cape Breton. A little out of the way but worth the drive.The water is cold until maybe late July, early August.

Thank ElaineB_10
Reviewed 22 August 2014

The beach sets back away from the main road past the Fortress and takes about 10 mins to get to or more on a dirt road, but worth it. We had a sunny day and enjoyed the warm weather and partly cloudy day and got...More

Thank Dwight D
Reviewed 15 August 2014

After a hot day at the fort, or a serious hike past the lighthouse, treat yourself to the beach. The road to the beach is just past the entrance to the Fort. Park your car in the lot at the end of the road, wander...More

2  Thank Swamprose
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