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West Colchester Stay-cation

Record #: COL0368
Last Modified: 07 May 2021
Last Full Update: 07 May 2021


Located In West Colchester
Where To Find Us NS
Areas Served Bass River ; Lower Debert ; Masstown


Contact Kaitlyn Wesley; Phone: 902-897-3185
Volunteers Wanted! Phone: 902-897-3185

Description & Services

Information Come visit West Colchester, there is so much you and your family can do ! 
Masstown Market:  
This thriving family business began as a farm-gate operation in the spring of 1969 and has grown to become a local landmark thanks to our tradition of quality foods, great selection, and friendly service. The Jennings family and all our staff welcome you to the Market experience. Located just west of Truro at Exit #12 on the Trans Canada Highway, we are ideally situated near the highway in a fully serviced area offering gas and accommodations. We are a fully accessible, barrier free establishment offering year-round service, 7 days a week from 9am to 9pm. Do not miss the Masstown Market experience during your visit to beautiful central Nova Scotia. 
To find more information Masstown Market please click here  
Bass River – Veterans Memorial Site 
The Veterans Memorial Park consists of three gardens, which, when combined, take the form of a Celtic flower. The Garden of Sorrows is a sterile replica of the horrific trenches of WWI. Consisting of 1,100 sandbags which line this 100-foot area, it provides a unique opportunity for the visitor to experience the illusion of stepping down into a trench. An upturned soldier's helmet is a stark reminder of the sacrifices made by so many. 
Please visit their website for more information here  
Mi'kmawey Debert Interpretive Trail 
The 4.4 km trail is available to the public year-round and takes about 75 minutes 
to hike. Due to its rugged nature the trail does not accommodate wheeled vehicles. Parking is available and temporary facilities assist visitors from May to October. The trail is located fifteen minutes from Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, just off Exit 13 of the Trans Canada Highway 104. Learn the history about this amazing trail. Picture an ice-age landscape with mastodons, caribou, and giant beavers wandering over the tundra that covered Mi’kma’ki more than 11,000 years ago. Imagine communities of people who lived at the base of the Cobequid Mountains for more than a thousand years. This is the story of the Mi’kmawey Debert Interpretive Trail. 
To learn more about this historical trail click here  
Accessibility Partially Wheelchair Accessible

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