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A world away!

Drove up from Cheticamp what a trip, roads variable but the view and food and warm welcome worth... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

We stayed 3 days in Meat Cove. Beautiful scenery with lots of hiking trails. There is a public... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Barrie, Canada
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“chowder” (22 reviews)
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“cabot trail” (37 reviews)
Nova Scotia B0C 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Drove up from Cheticamp what a trip, roads variable but the view and food and warm welcome worth all the effort....really encourage anyone driving in Cape Breton to add it to their itinerary!

Thank Mousemum
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 days in Meat Cove. Beautiful scenery with lots of hiking trails. There is a public beach next to the camp sites where you can cool off in the brisk water. They have a great little restaurant on site and the food is...More

Thank canadian_jku
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This place is for four-wheelers, primitive campers, and folks who want little to nothing to do with another human being. Just know what you are doing before you set out on the road to nowhere.

1  Thank Charlene A
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I drove to this place and found complete happiness, its stunning to see the farthest point of Nova Scotia,Theres a tiny place to eat and cold beer is also served,and if you like peace and quiet you can also stay the night in your car...More

Thank Ariesmark
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Remote area. You have to camp there to experience the beauty at Meat Cove. We camped there for one night. There is a beach you can get down to and there is a secret hiking trail you can hike out further with beautiful view.

Thank LoveTrav8
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Meat Cove is an interesting drive off the Cabot Trail - most of the road is paved but the last part of the drive is a dirt road. The payoff for the rough drive is finding the most northerly village in Cape Breton. It is...More

Thank peispud66
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The view is very average. It is not worth the drive of 1.5 hrs+ unless you have a lot of time. There is no parking, no facilities, just a camp ground and a restaurant.

Thank 3604Panda
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this cove! Camp right on the hill, no bugs because always a breeze. Take the 20 minute hike up for fantastic views. The rocky beach is secluded and lovely, the water is a touch cold but our dog loved it. Try the chowder from...More

Thank JoanneBree
Reviewed 7 July 2017

If you are doing the Cabot Trail you must take the drive to Meat Cove. If you don't you are missing the Northern most part of NS. There are cute little cabins and campground there in a setting that will not disappoint!

Thank Cathy V
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Don't let the name of this place keep you from coming. "Meat Cove" didn't sound like an appealing place to visit, but wow, were we amazed. We did 2 hikes and both were breathtaking. The first one, Grassy Point Trail, literally as it was a...More

3  Thank Gail R
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