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Guysborough is a town on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia.

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  • Authentic Seacoast Properties, 80 Main Street, +1 902-533-2078. A collection of premier accommodations, dining, shopping and recreational properties in restored heritage buildings in the seacoast village of Guysborough. The Authentic Seacoast 101 is the definitive list of more than 101 activities for travellers visiting Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore. Oceanfront golf, breathtaking views, Celtic music events, harbour tours, historic sites, lobster suppers, cooking classes, Atlantic salmon fishing, bonfires by the beach, sea kayaking, swimming, cycling, nature hiking and more await visitors in this pristine coastal vacation area.

Osprey Shores Golf Resort is a nine hole, oceanfront golf course on Chedabucto Bay. The course is 2,691 yards from the Blue tees, with one par 5, six par 4 and two par 3 holes. The resort also has a 10 room guest lodge, Clubhouse, and cove (Mussel Cove) with a boat dock.


Skipping Stone Crafts & Gallery is a gifts store located on the Guysborough Harbour. Skipping Stone features the work of Nova Scotia artisans and artists.


  • DesBarres Manor Inn, 90 Church Street, +1 902-533-2099. DesBarres Manor Inn is a 10 room luxury inn on Nova Scotia's Marine Drive. It has a 40 seat fine dining room that serves contemporary Canadian cuisine with an East Coast flair using ingredients from the Manor's gardens and local suppliers.


  • Rare Bird Pub & Eatery, 80 Main Street, +1 902-533-2128. The Rare Bird Pub and Eatery is a waterfront brew pub and restaurant on Nova Scotia's Marine Drive. The Rare Bird is home to the Chedabucto Bay Brewing Company which carries on Guysborough's brewing history started by Nicholas Denys in 1659, Atlantic Canada's first commercial brewery. The Rare Bird also has a live stage featuring East Coast music and a weekly Ceilidh during the summer.


DesBarres Manor Inn is a luxury historic inn built in 1837 for Supreme Court Justice J.W. DesBarres. This 10 room inn is located on six acres of land in the heart of the village and was completely renovated in 2003. A unique feature of the inn are original maps from the Atlantic Neptune, prepared between 1774 and 1784 by J.W. DesBarres' grandfather J.W.F. DesBarres. These maps are on display in the Parlour Room. The inn also features gourmet dining in a fireside dining room.

Osprey Shores Golf Resort has a comfortable 10 room guest lodge that was renovated in 2006. The resort also has a range of outdoor recreational activities including golf, swimming pool, volleyball, bicycles, croquet, hiking and boat dock.

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