Guidebook for Montague

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Guidebook for Montague

Sightseeing
Picturesque area. Boat tours available. Shops and restaurant close by.
Montague Waterfront Marina
Picturesque area. Boat tours available. Shops and restaurant close by.
Confederation Centre is open year-round and showcases the best in Canadian visual and performing arts. It houses several theatres, an art gallery, a restaurant and a gift shop.
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Confederation Centre of the Arts
145 Richmond Street
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Confederation Centre is open year-round and showcases the best in Canadian visual and performing arts. It houses several theatres, an art gallery, a restaurant and a gift shop.
Just off the TransCanada Hwy between Charlottetown and the ferry to Nova Scotia. One of the seven Museum and Heritage PEI sites. Surround yourself with the flavour, mood and charm of a small village of the 1890s. Enjoy regular daily programming (July and August) such as candle and ice-cream making, working farm and blacksmith shop, tours of the agricultural museum and treats from our tea room. Heritage Passports, gift shop.
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Orwell Corner Historic Village
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Just off the TransCanada Hwy between Charlottetown and the ferry to Nova Scotia. One of the seven Museum and Heritage PEI sites. Surround yourself with the flavour, mood and charm of a small village of the 1890s. Enjoy regular daily programming (July and August) such as candle and ice-cream making, working farm and blacksmith shop, tours of the agricultural museum and treats from our tea room. Heritage Passports, gift shop.
Arts & Culture
Historic museum of the area and the people.
Garden of the Gulf Museum
564 Main St
Historic museum of the area and the people.
Kayaks and canoes for rent. Horseback riding tours.
Brudenell River Provincial Park
Kayaks and canoes for rent. Horseback riding tours.
Artisans on Main is a member-based community of over 40 local artisans and artists, whose handcrafted items include Braided & Hooked Rugs, Celtic Mats, Fused Glass, Handmade Paper, Jewelry, Knitting, Paintings, Photographs, Pottery, Quilts, Silk Paintings, Soapstone Carving, Weaving, Woodworking, and more.
Artisans on Main
10 Water St
Artisans on Main is a member-based community of over 40 local artisans and artists, whose handcrafted items include Braided & Hooked Rugs, Celtic Mats, Fused Glass, Handmade Paper, Jewelry, Knitting, Paintings, Photographs, Pottery, Quilts, Silk Paintings, Soapstone Carving, Weaving, Woodworking, and more.
Sir Andrew was an illustrious Canadian scholar born in this house in 1864. He qualified as a teacher, then as a medical doctor. He was an editor, a writer, a WW1 veteran, and a professor of Medical History at McGill University in Montreal. He was knighted in 1918. The Homestead is open to the public July 1st – Sept 30th and by chance or appointment in the shoulder season. We offer tours daily from 9:30-4:00. A tour guide will tell stories about the Macphail family who owned the house for almost 100 years. The most famous of the 10 children was Andrew Macphail who was knighted by the King of England for his great contribution to Canada and the Commonwealth.
Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead
271 McPhail Park Rd
Sir Andrew was an illustrious Canadian scholar born in this house in 1864. He qualified as a teacher, then as a medical doctor. He was an editor, a writer, a WW1 veteran, and a professor of Medical History at McGill University in Montreal. He was knighted in 1918. The Homestead is open to the public July 1st – Sept 30th and by chance or appointment in the shoulder season. We offer tours daily from 9:30-4:00. A tour guide will tell stories about the Macphail family who owned the house for almost 100 years. The most famous of the 10 children was Andrew Macphail who was knighted by the King of England for his great contribution to Canada and the Commonwealth.
Parks & Nature
Beautiful sandy beach for sunbathing, walking, or swimming. Historic lighthouse nearby.
Panmure Island Beach
Beautiful sandy beach for sunbathing, walking, or swimming. Historic lighthouse nearby.
Harvey Moore (1916-1960) was an avid outdoorsman and naturalist. In 1944, he purchased property from Harriet Molyneaux and began to establish a bird sanctuary for migratory waterfowl. His vision for the 120 acre property was to create a safe staging area for migrating waterfowl that travelled along the Atlantic Flyway, but also to provide safe habitat for resident wildlife.
Harvey Moore Wildlife Sanctuary
7096 Commercial Rd
Harvey Moore (1916-1960) was an avid outdoorsman and naturalist. In 1944, he purchased property from Harriet Molyneaux and began to establish a bird sanctuary for migratory waterfowl. His vision for the 120 acre property was to create a safe staging area for migrating waterfowl that travelled along the Atlantic Flyway, but also to provide safe habitat for resident wildlife.
The BoughtonRiver Nature Trail is located in Kings County on Highway 4 at Bridgetown. It begins at a roadside parking lot near the fire hall. The trail is built in four interconnected loops, plus a short spur to a lookout, to view the typical “drowned estuary” of the Boughton River. From here you may also see kayakers and canoeist coming upriver on a paddling trail. The total hiking length available is 8.9 km, but with the loop system there are opportunities to do an early return and an easier, shorter hike.
Boughton River Natural Area
The BoughtonRiver Nature Trail is located in Kings County on Highway 4 at Bridgetown. It begins at a roadside parking lot near the fire hall. The trail is built in four interconnected loops, plus a short spur to a lookout, to view the typical “drowned estuary” of the Boughton River. From here you may also see kayakers and canoeist coming upriver on a paddling trail. The total hiking length available is 8.9 km, but with the loop system there are opportunities to do an early return and an easier, shorter hike.
The Dromore Woodland Trails consist of four sections totalling roughly 14 km (including loops and connectors). It provides numerous route choices for short, half-day or full-day hiking experiences. An attractive wooden sign identifies each trail head, and trail markers guide hikers at intersections. As you walk along the trail, pause often to catch the busy burbling of the stream, the annoyed chattering of a squirrel, the warbler's trill or the woodpecker's drill. As the ever-present Island breeze soughs through the trees, feel its cooling breath on your face. Follow the sunlight filtering through the canopy, stippling the tree trunks. Find the tunnel entrances of small creatures in banks a
Dromore Hiking Trail
The Dromore Woodland Trails consist of four sections totalling roughly 14 km (including loops and connectors). It provides numerous route choices for short, half-day or full-day hiking experiences. An attractive wooden sign identifies each trail head, and trail markers guide hikers at intersections. As you walk along the trail, pause often to catch the busy burbling of the stream, the annoyed chattering of a squirrel, the warbler's trill or the woodpecker's drill. As the ever-present Island breeze soughs through the trees, feel its cooling breath on your face. Follow the sunlight filtering through the canopy, stippling the tree trunks. Find the tunnel entrances of small creatures in banks a
Entertainment & Activities
Nationally recognized golf courses.
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Brudenell River & Dundarave Golf Courses
82 Dewars Lane
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Nationally recognized golf courses.
Confederation Trail Bike Rental Adventures
15465 Northside Rd
Essentials
Large supermarket.
Large supermarket.
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Atlantic Superstore
509 Main St
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Large supermarket.
Sobeys Montague
Pharmasave Montague
521 Main St
Food Favourites
Along the banks of the Montague River, stands a historic home that was built over 150 years ago. This early circa 1850, two story building has been connected with the first commercial history of Montague, being known as one of the earliest general stores first operated in the town. Restoration transformed the building into a quaint Restaurant in 1995. This family owned and operated restaurant has won awards including being recommended in "Where To Eat In Canada" for over 15 years. Dine inside or on the deck overlooking the marina.
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Windows on the Water
106 Sackville St
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Along the banks of the Montague River, stands a historic home that was built over 150 years ago. This early circa 1850, two story building has been connected with the first commercial history of Montague, being known as one of the earliest general stores first operated in the town. Restoration transformed the building into a quaint Restaurant in 1995. This family owned and operated restaurant has won awards including being recommended in "Where To Eat In Canada" for over 15 years. Dine inside or on the deck overlooking the marina.
Great breakfast spot!
Lady's Slipper Cafe
500 Main St
Great breakfast spot!
Restaurant located on the ground floor of large historic house in Georgetown, PEI.
Georgetown Historic Inn
62 Richmond St
Restaurant located on the ground floor of large historic house in Georgetown, PEI.
Local "pizza place".
Pizza Delight
528 Main St
Local "pizza place".
Great chinese food!
Dynasty Restaurant
Great chinese food!
Enjoy a "Tim's" coffee!
Tim Hortons
95 Main St
Enjoy a "Tim's" coffee!
Receiver Coffee Co. Cafe and Coffee Roaster nestled in the heart of Charlottetown. Coffee, drinks, breakfast, lunches, dinner.
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Receiver Vic Row
128 Richmond St
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Receiver Coffee Co. Cafe and Coffee Roaster nestled in the heart of Charlottetown. Coffee, drinks, breakfast, lunches, dinner.
Roasted coffee and locally sourced menu on Main Street in Montague.
The Lucky Bean Cafe
576 Main St
Roasted coffee and locally sourced menu on Main Street in Montague.
Everything Else
Gas station on Main Street.
Esso
575 Main St
Gas station on Main Street.
Gas station on Main Street
Irving Oil
Gas station on Main Street
Beautiful 9 hole golf course. 20 minutes from Riverpeek.
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Belfast Highland Greens
138 Selkirk Park Rd
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Beautiful 9 hole golf course. 20 minutes from Riverpeek.