Welcome to Guysborough County

A Secret Worth Sharing
Welcome to Guysborough County, Nova Scotia

You Belong Here.

Taking the path less travelled can have surprising rewards.

For folks who have visited Guysborough County, they know this to be true. Their path revealed our unspoiled nature and culture – Nova Scotia’s greatest secret. This site will assist you in discovering our place – to encounter our wild places and vibrant communities. Guysborough County is where you can meet local people, participate in nature experiences, spend time with an artist, enjoy local music, and be carried back in time. Discover The Secret Worth Sharing!

A Secret Worth Sharing

A path of unspoiled nature and culture.


Canada’s Song Writers Festival
July 25 – 28, 2024

Route 16 Thunder Rally

Great Riding, Friends, Food, & Music
August 9 – 11, 2024

ArtWorks East

Experience The Work of Local Artists
Summer, 2024

Festival Savalette

Experience Acadian Culture
August 7 – 11, 2024

Nor’Easter Craft Beer Festival

Beer, Spirits, and Good Times
November, 2024

Sherbrooke Show and Shine

For The Antique Car Lover
September, 2024

Sherbrooke Market

Crafts, Food, Music, and People
Saturdays, June – October, 2024

Old Fashioned Christmas

A Christmas Event in Historic Sherbrooke Village
November, 2024

Plan Your Adventure

Join local guides as they explore with you the nature and culture of Guysborough County on boats, beaches, forests, and in the night sky.

Dark Skies of  Tor Bay

Experience The Night Sky Over The Ocean
June – October, 2024

Sugar Islands Boat Tour

Discover Nature & History of Sugar Islands
July – October, 2024

Seashores & Sandcastles

Explore Beaches & Build Sandcastles
June – October, 2024

Foggy Forests & Friends

Explore The Coastal Forests Of Tor Bay
July – October, 2024

Canso Islands & Stories

Explore Islands, History & Wild Coasts of Tor Bay

June – October, 2024

Guided Kayak Tours

Explore the Eastern Shore by Kayak

June – August, 2024

Canoe St. Mary’s Eco & Art

Explore the St. Mary’s River By Canoe
June – October, 2024

Lighthouses & Lite Hikes

Explore Coastal Trails & Learn About Lighthouses
July – October, 2024

Visit Guysborough

Your Adventure Awaits

Places to Dine


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