Things to do around Chester:

  • Visit the salt water beaches at Blandford or Hubbards
  • Chester Golf Course (There are 4 others within 25 miles.)
  • Visit Tancook Island via ferry
  • Chester Playhouse
  • Salt water swimming and beaches
  • Curling club and hockey rink
  • Tennis courts
  • Shopping
  • Chester Yacht Club, host of Chester Race Week - Canada's Largest Keel Boat Regatta

Things to do and see in the surrounding area:
  • Visit Peggy’s Cove lighthouse, 45 minutes away – probably the most photographed lighthouse in Canada. A must capture for every visitor’s photo album
  • New Ross Farm, 20 minutes away – see how early settlers lived and take a ride in a horsedrawn wagon
  • Lunenburg, 30 minutes away – visit the home of the world famous Bluenose, tour the Fisheries museum of the Atlantic and enjoy whale and bird watching tours
  • Mahone Bay, only 20 minutes away – home of the three famous churches and the Scarecrow festival
  • It is only a 3 hour drive to the ferry to USA

  •         Bay ferries The Cat

Local restaurants:

  • The Rope Loft
  • The Kiwi Café
  • Julien’s Café
  • Nicki’s Inn Chester
  • Fo’c’sle Tavern
  • Tim Hortons
  • Seaside Shanty

Commuting distance to:

  • Halifax               45 Minutes
  • Peggy’s Cove     45 Minutes
  • Mahone Bay       20 Minutes
  • Lunenburg         30 Minutes
  • Bridgewater       40 Minutes

Windjammer Motel: 4070 Highway#3, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0
Take exit 8 off of Highway 103 and follow signs to Chester. We are on the left coming to town.
GPS N44 32.925 W64 14.817