Digby Neck and Islands

DIGBY NECK and ISLANDS

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Looking east up Digby Neck from the village of Sandy Cove. Bay of Fundy on the left, St. Mary's Bay on the right. 

Whales, Sails and Fishermen's Tales...

A well-kept secret!

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There is no question that Digby Neck and Islands, Nova Scotia are a very beautiful and tranquil place. The gently rolling tree-covered hills, open meadows and fields, the beaches, coves and cliffs, the little harbours, the sturdy old houses, the history, the whales, the Bay of Fundy, all these and more contribute to make this tiny part of the planet, this well-kept secret, so inviting... But it is the people who live here, the welcoming, friendly and helpful people, who are the glue that bind this particular paradise together. 


If you are a visitor to this lovely part of the world... Welcome! We hope you enjoy all that is offered here and create lifelong memories...


If you are lucky enough to live here, this web site can serve as a simple resource for anything you might need, from businesses to service providers, useful contact information and everything in between - click on 'Directory' above. (If you would like your business or service to be included in this web site, please contact us). 

Live on The Neck?

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This site is a resource for locals down The Neck and on the Islands.

Visiting the area?

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There is much to see and do. We are happy you are here and look forward to meeting you...


Maps & Flags

map of digby neck & islands

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One road only (but it goes in both directions!). Hwy 217 west from Digby. Approximately 40 kms. (25 miles) to East Ferry. 

we have our own flag!

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This clever design by Sandy Cove resident and musician Gary Wilson represents Brier Island, Long Island and Digby Neck. Check out the selection of Digby Neck stickers, T-shirts etc. for sale at The Schoolhouse Cafe, in Sandy Cove (at the school!).

nova scotia. the maritimes

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From Halifax, it's about a 2 1/2 hour drive to the town of Digby. The Neck and Islands are a bit 'off the beaten path', but well worth the visit. A peaceful, secret paradise that attracts visitors to get close to the whales...and much more.

The flag of nova scotia

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 The flag of Nova Scotia was the first flag flown in the overseas Commonwealth to be authorized by a Royal Charter. It is in essence a representation of St. Andrew's Cross in reversed colors, with the Scottish Royal Arms centered. In fact, the name Nova Scotia means New Scotland.