Klondyke Cottage



Within walking distance of Klondyke Cottage are the Klondyke Causeway, the Royal Canadian Legion Marina, and the Shearstown Estuary. For a person used to walking, the "Road to Yesterday" Museum, Christopher Pratt Art Gallery," and the Shoreline Heritage Walk will offer good exercise in the fresh sea air.

Harbour in Early Morning
Klondyke, Coish, Marina Area of Bay Roberts, beside Kondyke Cottage

Bird Signs beside
Shearstown Estuary

Arney's Pond on the Estuary

Shearstown Estuary from
Green's Head, Spaniard's Bay
Bay Roberts features many community events all year around. During the summer The Holdin' Ground Festival and Klondyke Days is held in July and early August. For a listing of events Check the town of Bay Roberts Calendar >>

Original French name.
The Art Gallery and the Museum are in the Cable Building, a provincal Registered Heritage Structure and a National Historic Site.

The Bay Roberts and Northern Avalon Area includes some of the most ecologically and historically interesting places in Canada.

The Oldest English Settlement in Canada - Cupids - Founded in 1610.

The state-of-the-art Cupdis Legacy Centre was opened in 1610 to celebrate the 400th anniversary. In a July 2006, The Beaver, Canada’s History Magazine, named the Cupid archaeological site one of “the top ten active archaeology sites in Canada”. Over 110,000 artifacts have been uncovered. Cupids is about 15 minutes from Klondyke Cottage. For further information see: www.cupidscovechatter.com

Cupers Cove Many interesting Displays coin
Cupids Legacy Centre
Oldest Coin found in Canada

The Historic Town of Brigus



Klondyke Cottage is within 2 hours drive of sites of interest on the Avalon Peninsula.

Nearby towns, within less than 30 minutes include:

Port de Grave



Spaniard's Bay

Upper Island Cove

Harbour Grace


Brigus, which is about 15 minutes away, is the home of Captain Bob Bartlett, the famous Arctic Explorer, the "Birgus Blueberry Festival,"
Crowded Brigus Festival Streets
The Brigus Blueberry Festival
Towns of Carbonear and Harbour Grace
Scenic Communities of Port de Grave and Upper Island Cove

Port de Grave