Heron Cottages, located near the town of Wallace, are on the warm
waters of the Northumberland Strait on Nova Scotia’s Sunrise Trail.
You can comfortably explore the surrounding area's many features on
Activities nearby include hiking, biking, golf, tennis, fishing,
wildlife viewing, horseback riding, shopping, restaurants, live
theatre, museums, music and entertainment, sightseeing, swimming,
snorkeling/diving, kayaking, boating, whale watching, sailing and
Wallace Day trips from Malagash can include Pictou, the Annapolis
Valley and the Bay of Fundy, Peggy's Cove, Lunenburg, and Halifax.
You can calculate distances between points within Nova Scotia by
clicking here. Charlottetown is a scenic two hour drive and it takes
about three hours to reach Cape Breton.
More activities can be found in the 400 page Doers' and Dreamers'
Travel Guide. Call 1-800-565-0000 or click here
to request a free copy of the print or DVD version.
History comes alive along the Sunrise Trail. It's a part of
everything, from the warmth of the gentle surf that caresses broad
sand beaches to the friendly people you'll meet everywhere you go.
To find out more about the special feeling of welcome all along the
Sunrise Trail click here.
Close by, you can tour the Jost Winery to sample their fine
selections or partake of one of their summer festivals. Visit Thyme
and Place, an emporium of items for people of any age or the
Malagash Salt Miners Museum to learn about the industrious past of
this small peninsula or meet the friendly folk at one of the monthly
brunches or pot luck suppers. At the Balmoral Grist Mill you can see
grain ground into flour by water power, or visit the Sutherland
Steam Mill , where steam power turns logs into lumber just as it did
when the mill was built in 1894. In Stellarton, Nova Scotia 's
Museum of Industry tells the story of early industrial development
through entertaining interactive exhibits and at Sugar Moon Farm you
can see and taste Nova Scotia´s Maple Syrup industry up close. Also
on the culinery trail you must visit Sunrise Mercantile where you
will find a huge selection of delicious specialty foods. SunMerc is
quickly becoming a must-see destination for customers and cooks
visiting Nova Scotia. Last, but certainly not least we highly
recommend you visit Sara Bonnyman Pottery. Sara is always pleased to
show you her functional stoneware pottery and hooked rugs creations.
For those looking for beach time, the cottage is a 1 minute drive
from the Malagash Blue Sea Beach Park, a mile long, clean, safe
beach. It is ideally suited to children and adults alike to swim,
play or walk on the sand bars. The park features a sandy shore,
sheltered picnic tables, , change houses, toilets, sandbars at low
tide and a salt marsh that attracts a variety of birds including the
Great Blue Heron. The water at the park is some of warmest saltwater
in Nova Scotia. Most of the time it’s just you and the ocean.