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Mockbeggar Plantation

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Route 230, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-729-0592
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Nice guides

Great house from the past. There were two guides, one on each floor who gave very interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Interesting home

Well maintained and preserved site. Guide very knowledgeable. Explained the importance of this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Route 230, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-729-0592
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great house from the past. There were two guides, one on each floor who gave very interesting information on the history of the house. Nicely restored. Included with your admission to the lighthouse. But I enjoyed the fact that it is much less visited so...More

Thank Angeles
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well maintained and preserved site. Guide very knowledgeable. Explained the importance of this site "member of parliament was involved in the signing of the Confederation". This site holds a lot of importance for locals.

Thank luvthesune
Reviewed 6 days ago

The history of confederation and the important family that helped shape Newfoundland. Enjoyed seeing the rooms of the family and how they lived

Thank Jo-Anne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This property and the interpreter gave us an excellent introduction to local history and the adjacent buildings next to the harbour. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank rickwilson99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its not often you can visit a site where modern country building history was a part of. Discussions for Newfoundland & Labrador joining Confederation were held here. The library is a most impressive room. More like a chapel, especially with ghe stained glass window depicting...More

Thank hectop
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We had to wait until The Mockbeggar Plantation opened at 10am, but when they opened they were very friendly and went out of their way to help us understand this part of Newfoundland history. What I appreciated was the fact that two Newfoundlanders explored the...More

1  Thank Julie H
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is not a plantation in the term we imagined as it was a fishing and fish oil plant. The house is kept as it was in the 1800s and the owner was a politician that helped Newfoundland become a province.

1  Thank guglil
Reviewed 16 September 2016

A must see in Bonavista. We were greeted by a very knowledgable staff member, Roger, who gave us a very detailed history about the Plantation. We highly recommend this short tour.

Thank Travel-lady055
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Pros: The staff was very nice and provided good information about the house itself and the outbuildings. The house is itself is very nice and some of the furnishings are quite beautiful. Cons: Did not provide information about Mr. Bradley (who was the reason this...More

1  Thank RoapTripper3081
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We loved this building. The guides were great and the house was very interesting. Lots to learn about our past.

Thank BrdAdjDan
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Jude G
We are thinking of travelling to Bonavista end of July 2016. We are travelling with my in-laws coming from 4 days on Fogo Island. We would hope to stay 2, maybe 3 days. What else could we include in our day visit to Mockbeggar Plantation What is the cost for entry
13 October 2015|
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Response from Xxxxxxxxoi | Reviewed this property |
The reply above is pretty complete. Neil's Yard is a cafe adjacent to Mockbeggar. Excellent crepes and cappuccino. Neil is wonderful. The Mifflin Cafe has local food. the Bonavista Social Club has excellent pizza and pasta... More