Download GPX file for this article
44.37-64.52Full screen dynamic map

From Wikivoyage
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Bridgewater is a town in South Shore region of Nova Scotia, at the navigable limit of the LaHave River. With a population of 8,790 (2021), Bridgewater is the largest town in the area.


Map of Bridgewater (Nova Scotia)

Priding itself as "The Main Street of the South Shore," Bridgewater has long been established as the primary commercial and professional service centre in the southern half of the province. The community boasts a diverse local economy, as well as larger national and international employers.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Bridgewater is about 100 km (62 mi) southwest of Halifax on Highway 103, take exits 12 or 13.

By bus[edit]

  • Maritime Bus, toll-free: +1-800-575-1807, . Operates an inter-regional bus service between destinations in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. Its route between Halifax and Lunenburg includes a stop in Bridgewater.

Get around[edit]


Wile Carding Mill


  • 1 Fancy Lake Provincial Park, 854 Conquerall Mills Road, Conquerall Mills, . Fancy Lake Provincial Park is a small picnic park on the shores of Fancy Lake in Conquerall Mills on the South Shore. The park offers a lunch stop and an opportunity for a swim in fresh water and to explore the area’s wildlife. Other park activities include canoeing, kayaking, and sport fishing. Fancy Lake Provincial Park (Q22454995) on Wikidata
  • 2 Osprey Ridge Golf Club, 492 Harold Whynot Road, +1 902-514-7620, .
  • 3 LaHave River Trail, Trailhead: 140 Wentzell Road, Wentzell Lake (13 km N of Bridgewater on Trunk 10).
  • 4 Splashifax, 28 East Hebb Lane, Wileville (4 km W of Bridgewater on Route 325), +1 902-293-8390.


  • King Street is Bridgwater's main street. Located along the LaHave River, it has some small boutique shops.





Go next[edit]

Routes through Bridgewater
YarmouthLiverpool  W  E  Mahone BayHalifax
YarmouthLiverpool  W  E  LunenburgHalifax

This city travel guide to Bridgewater is a usable article. It has information on how to get there and on restaurants and hotels. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.