Shopping & Services
From small boutiques, weekly farmers markets to shopping malls and supermarkets. The Northumberland and Eastern Shores offer the opportunity to buy local. Nothing beats buying from the person who made the product or those who take pride in their wares.
Ahead of Hair & Seaside Treasure Trove
A full-service salon and spa with a sister gift shop just across the street.
Antigonish Culture Alive
Promoting the art and culture in Antigonish.
Antigonish Farmers’ Market
Boasting a variety of locally grown organic fruits and vegetables, organic meats, maple syrup and more.
Antigonish Market Square
Northeastern Nova Scotia’s main retail destination with shops and services for everyone.
Antigonish Visitor Information Centre
Ready to assist in your visit in Antigonish Town and County and your travels throughout Nova Scotia.
Artistic Photography & Lyrical Prose
Framed artistic photography accompanied by lyrical prose.
Art gallery located on the Guysborough waterfront open Friday-Sunday all summer.
Auto Trim & Signs
Large format printings to small decals, for both business and personal graphic needs.
Backstage Brewing Company
Backstage Brewing Company is a microbrewery with a taproom.
Barry Colpitts Folk Art
The artist’s home and outbuildings will stand out as they are adorned with his colourful folk art.
Black Sheep Folk Art Gallery
This colourful gallery features the work of over 40 Nova Scotian folk artists, including Barry Colpitts and Maud Lewis.
By the Tides Kitchen/Knickle’s Studio and Gallery
A public library in Canso.
Christensen’s Vegetable Farm
Small family farm producing fresh and high quality organic fruit and vegetables.
Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum Gift Shop
Visit the Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum for locally made art, children’s books ad farm and garden themed toys.
Community Navigation and Physician Retention
Assisting prospective physicians and their families in Antigonish.
Country Harbour Ferry
A 12-car cable ferry, connecting Port Bickerton with Country Harbour on the Eastern Shore.
Cyril Ward Memorial Library
A public library in Guysborough.
Eastern Shore’s Gallery
Local art and gift gallery on the Eastern Shore.
Eckova Film and Media Production
Writing, photography, and video for travel destinations, non-profits, and small businesses.
Fireloch Gathering Place & Retreat
Gather around a fire circle, play outdoor games with friends and colleagues, cleanse in the forest-based saunas, learn at the folkschool.
Explore a restored 200-year old fishing village, walk the boardwalk, sample seafood, and do some shopping!
Forgotten Shore Farm
Public gallery located in Pictou, NS
Granny’s Antiques & Gifts
Granny’s Antiques & Gifts buys and sells antiques & collectibles.
Grohmann Knives Ltd.
Handcrafted Grohmann knives are recognized around the world for their beauty, balance, and quality. Free Factory Tours.
Guysborough Waterfront Development Society
Full service marina on the Guysborough waterfront.
Harbour Breezes Daylilies
A gardener’s delight featuring over 800 varieties of daylilies and 100 varieties of rare Japanese irises.
Small-batch traditional recipes for jams, jellies, pickles and relishes all made in Necum Teuch.
Hart’s of Boylston General Store
Family run general store with take away lunches in Boylston, Guysborough County.
Highland Square Mall
Highland Square Mall is Pictou County’s leading shopping destination, with over 50 stores.
Hosking General Store at Memory Lane Heritage Village
Built in 1894, this year-round general store displays merchandise typical of the 1940s.
Knoydart Farm produces organic cheese curds and cheddar cheeses in a variety of flavours.
LBR Gas Bar & Variety
Gas service station and variety NSLC store, located in Merigomish.
Lismore Sheep Farm Wool Shop
A wide selection of beautiful, locally made wool, sheepskin products and wooden knitting needles.
Lost Shores Gallery
Showcasing Guysborough county and all its hidden gems.
MacPhee House Community Museum & Visitor Information Centre
This heritage building features a museum and visitor information centre.
Mrs. MacGregor’s Shortbreads
Using a generations-old family recipe, Mrs. MacGregor’s Scottish Shortbread melts in your mouth.
A public library in Mulgrave.
Mulgrave Visitor Information Centre
This visitor information centre is located in the Mulgrave Heritage Centre.
Musquodoboit Harbour Farmers’ Market
A vibrant community meeting place that connects the communities of the Eastern Shore.
Musquodoboit Harbour Public Library
The Musquodoboit Harbour Public Library is the hub of Musquodoboit Harbour, an artistic and active community.
Musquodoboit Railway Museum & Visitor Information Centre
The Museum hosts a number of seasonal operators on the grounds, a visitor’s centre, gift shop, food truck, beer garden, ice cream shop, and farmers market.
New Glasgow Farmers’ Market
The market vendors provide home-grown, local produce and meats, baked goods and a wide variety of high-quality local art & crafts.
New Glasgow Library
A public library in New Glasgow.
North Nova Seafoods – Logan’s Daily Catch
We have everything seafood lovers enjoy!
Northumberland Ferries Ltd. (Nova Scotia/PEI Ferry)
A 75-minute ferry between Caribou, Nova Scotia and Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island.
Nova Scotia Spirit Company
The Nova Scotia Spirit Company believes that everyone deserves a premium-quality spirit.
Old School Art Gallery
The Old School is a Centre for Arts, Wellness, Culture & Innovation.
Parker School of Dance
Offering highland dancing lessons in Pictou County.
Pictou County Roots Society
A great location to revisit family ties, heritage and history of Pictou County.
Pictou County Wellness Centre
Featuring two ice surfaces, a walking track, and community conference space in a fully accessible sport and wellness complex.
Pictou harbourview market
Vendor market open weekends in July, August & September.
A public library in Pictou.
Proudfoot’s Home Hardware – Pictou
Tools, housewares, sporting goods, giftware, garden and automotive supplies.
Proudfoot’s Home Hardware – Stellarton
Tools, housewares, sporting goods, giftware, garden and automotive supplies.
Red Sky Gallery
This gallery represents excellent local and provincial artists, potters, and jewellers.
River John Library
A public library in River John.
Sanctuary Shore General Store
Sea Sister Doula Company
Offering doula services and tourism consultations.
Seafoam Lavender Company & Gardens
Family-run lavender farm with a wide range of natural lavender products.
Sheet Harbour Public Library
The Sheet Harbour Public Library is a cornerstone of the communities along the beautiful Eastern Shore.
A public library in Sherbrooke.
Simply Ducky Designs
We’ll listen to you, understand your business, and put the real you online.
Simply Ducky Farm
Small farm on the Eastern Shore offering tours. Come see the sheep, goats, pigs and chickens.
Four locations to serve you in Pictou County.
Local craft distillery on the shores of the Northumberland Strait. Distillery tours available, as well as a restaurant on site.
A public library in Stellarton.
Sunny Cove Honey
Sunny Cove Honey produces honey and a variety of other products including, candles, and lip and body balms.
TABITHA + Co
TABITHA + Co offers a unique, handcrafted, multi-functional, timeless, leather collection that is “Mindfully Made” with passion in Pictou, Nova Scotia Canada
Canadian Specialists in Live Lobster Export for the International Marketplace
The Kilted Chef
Join The Kilted Chef, Alain Bosse, on a culinary journey from the pasture, to the sea, to your plate.
The Loft Gallery
Beautiful works by local artists, oil paintings, photography, seaglass creations, folk art, cards and posters.
The MacDonald House
Previously a private home, The MacDonald House offers a great mixture of local businesses.
The Mom Market North Shore
Hosting markets in Pictou County featuring crafts and small businesses.
The Posh Peppermint Home & Gifts
Quaint shop on Main Street specializing in home products, gifts, jewellery, and seasonal decorations.
The Rose & Kettle Tea Room
The tea room, located at Cole Harbour Heritage Farm, uses fresh produce to create home cooked meals. Open for the season until October 15th.
The Soap Company of Nova Scotia Ltd.
Gluten-free and nut-free natural soaps, skincare, and cleaning products both unscented and scented with essential oils.
A public library in Trenton.
Uprooted Market & Café
A must stop café serving up the freshest local ingredients and market items.
Village Treasures & Gift Shop
Located at Sherbrooke Village, Village Treasures & Gift Shop has crafts made at the village, and more.
Convenience store, café, giftware, fishing gear, hardware, and much more.
A public library in Westville.
Westville Visitor Information Centre
This visitor information centre is located in the Cowan Street Circle K building.
Whitman House Museum & Visitor Information Centre
Illustrates the history of Canso Town and eastern Guysborough County, with exhibits from Canso Harbour.