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Kennington Cove

Located In Louisbourg
Where To Find Us
Kennington Cove Rd
Louisbourg, NS B1C 2J2
Areas Served Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Contact Fortress of Louisbourg Office; Phone: 902-733-2163
Description & Services

The beach at nearby Kennington Cove is one of Cape Breton's hidden treasures it offers one of the best sandy beaches on Cape Breton Island.

At this historic location New Englanders came ashore in 1745 and the English in 1758, beginning sieges that lead to the fall of Louisbourg. Today, there is only sand, sun and sea.

Special Information
Tags Active Living ; All Things Trails ; Beaches ; Cape Breton Connect ; Family-friendly ; Outdoor Play ; Recreation Categories ; Swimming ; Tourism ; Trails