The Senator Guest Suites
Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada
The Senator Guest Suites is located in Liverpool, a town founded by New England planters, prior to the American Revolution. It is in the centre of town which has some traffic noise, but is usually very quiet after bedtime.
190 Main Street, Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada. Corner of Main and Market streets.
There is a historic garden district of fine homes, museums, and tree lined streets leading to a beautiful Lighthouse situated where the Mersey River meets the Bay. You will love the walk to this place, bagel and coffee in hand.
Liverpool is on the renowned “Lighthouse Route”, a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast, between Halifax and Yarmouth. Liverpool is located in the county of Queens, and in region of Nova Scotia known as the “South Shore”. See provincial tourism website for more on the South Shore.
What to See and Do
There is plenty to do and see within the town of Liverpool. Take a walk along the Trestle Trail, a former railway track, along the Mersey River. You can launch a kayak from the public launch on the river. If you wish to rent a kayak, car or a bicycle, prior arrangements must be made.
Liverpool has a large number of museums for a small community:
Queens County Museum and the adjacent Perkins House, the 1766 built residence of Simeon Perkins and now part of the Nova Scotia Museum system. Perkins House is currently closed to the public as repairs to the old structure are underway. The Courthouse Museum is the most recent addition to the Museum’s buildings.
Other museums, and cultural buildings, include:
Hank Snow Home Town Museum, located in the former Liverpool train station.
Astor Theatre, a two-minute walk away.
Fort Point Lighthouse, right in the town, is the third oldest lighthouse in Nova Scotia. It now contains a lighthouse museum and is surrounded by a public park.
Besides the Fort Point Lighthouse, the Queens County, has 5 additional lighthouses for you to visit and photograph. See details on our Lighthouses.
The South Shore is renowned for its gorgeous beaches, including the stunning Carter’s Beach. Other favourites include: Beach Meadows Beach, and Summerville Beach. A trip to the beach is just minutes away from Liverpool. For more information, on our many beaches, see Queens County Beaches.
Be sure to check out the interactive map of our beaches
Hiking, biking, kayaking, snowboarding, national parks and reserves are within easy driving distances … great for all those who are adventure seekers.
For inspiration, see Queens Outdoor Adventure Listings
Liverpool “Privateer Days” Event
In late June of each year, history comes alive in Liverpool during “Privateer Days” when over a long weekend members of the community conduct a parade, provide various entertainment venues, re-enact a Loyalist military and privateer encampment, shoot fireworks, and conduct guided graveyard tours.
Again, see Queens listing for current information on Festivals in Queens.
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