Conception Bay North Attractions

A number of towns in Conception Bay North are within 30 minutes driving distance or less of Bay Roberts.

Brigus

Home of the Brigus Blueberry Festival, Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site,  Kent Cottage, and the famous Baccalieu Players. brigus.net

Brigus Harbour
Brigus Harbour


Cupids

The oldest English Colony in Canada, founded in 1610 – the Cupids Legacy Centre, opened in 2010 has state of the art displays about the history of the community and the region, the working Cupids archaeological site is one of the most interesting in Canada, and New World Theatre Productions take place on the Indeavor Stage in the summer. Cupids Legacy Centre

Cupids Legacy Centre with cirrus clouds
Cupids Legacy Centre


Port de Grave

One of the most successful and most beautiful fishing communities in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Port de Grave

Port de Grave Sunset
Port de Grave Harbour at Sunset

 

Spaniard’s Bay

Home to a 565 million year old fossil find and a protected bird estuary, Shearstown Estuary, a ‘Birders Paradise.’  townofspaniardsbay.ca

Bald Eagle Chick - Patrol
Bald Eagle Chick Overlooking Green Point

 

Upper Island Cove

Overlooking Mad Rock in Bay Roberts
Upper Island Cove

Since the early days of settlement, music, songs and stories have been handed down from generation to generation. Stories of Fairies or Little People who play evil tricks on inhabitants and stories of ghosts are still told. upperislandcove.ca


Harbour Grace

SS Kyle - Harbour Grace
SS Kyle in Harbour Grace

The SS Kyle in Harbour Grace celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2013. In addition the town is the home of the Pirate Peter Easton and the site of many of the first Trans Atlantic Flight attempt early in the 1900s. hrgrace.ca

Carbonear

Carbonear Spring Morning
Carbonear on a Spring Morning

The Town of Carbonear, the “Hub of the Bay”, is a business service center for Trinity Bay South and Conception Bay North and is one of the oldest settlements in Newfoundland and Labrador with an exciting history going back to the legendary Princess Sheila NaGeira. carbonear.ca