Fox Point, Mill Cove, Birchy Head and The Lodge
The settlement of Fox Point begins as soon as you leave Highway #3 at Hubbards
and take Highway #329.
This community is spread along the shore of St. Margaret's Bay from Hubbards to
Mill Cove. There is a pretty harbour, sheltering the boats of a busy fishing
As you travel through Fox Point you will pass by
Shatford's Lobster Pound, where you can purchase fresh lobsters (Phone: (902) 857-9562). Just over the
hill from the lobster pound is Fox Point Beach, a favourite spot for local
residents and visitors.
Next along Highway #329 is Mill Cove, another fishing community. Look for the
gravel shore road on your left, and take the scenic route by the ocean, past
all the fish stores and down to the harbour, where people fish from the public
wharf for mackerel and pollock.
In Birchy Head you will find the
Just in Thyme Bed and Breakfast
(902) 857-3298, and
The Ice House Cottage.
The latter is a nicely converted ice house formerly used by local fishermen,
now rented as a cottage.
Follow Highway #329 through Birchy Head to The Lodge, where
is located. The next community is North West Cove.