The Area

Located on a headland of the same name, Cape Forchu is a small fishing community in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia. The Town of Yarmouth is just a 15 minute leisurely drive, while Halifax and Halifax International Airport is a 3.5hour drive through either the Annapolis Valley or the South Shore of Nova Scotia.

For visitors driving from the United States we are only an hour away from the Digby-Saint John Ferry.

Cape Forchu Community

Music, Art & Culture:
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Western Branch
Festival acadien de Clare

Beaches, Parks, Attractions and Activities:
Cape Forchu Lightstation
Yarmouth Golf Club
West Pubnico Golf & Country Club
River Hills Golf & Country Club
Clare Golf & Country Club
Acadian Museum and Research Centre in West Pubnico 
Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse 
Yarmouth County Museum and Archives
Yarmouth Firefighters Museum
Musée Eglise Sainte-Marie Church Museum
Argyle Township Court House & Archives
“Keji” National Park & Seaside Adjunct

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks:
Smuggler's Cove
Mavillette Beach
Port Maitland
Ellenwood Lake

Neighbouring Communities:
Town of Yarmouth
Town of Shelburne
Town of Digby
Municipality of Argyle

Other sites of interest:
Cape Forchu Lightstation Web Cam
Cape Forchu Geological Features

For more information about attractions and events please visit Yarmouth and Acadian Shores.