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To access Pomquet, take either Exit 35 or 36 north off Highway 104.

Chez Deslauriers

Enjoy magnificent views of Pomquet Beach and St. George's Bay from a picturesque 19th century historic home that has been converted to a tea room. The tea room is open each Friday during July and August for traditional Acadian lunches and annual summer lobster roll events. An interpretive centre on-site outlines the history of Pomquet.

To visit: turn right at the north end of Monk's Head Road and follow the gravel road for approximately 1.5 km

Pomquet Acadian Trails

Enjoy 6 km of a coastal and inland looped trail system, open year round. The trailhead is located at Chez Deslauriers, where self-guided interpretive brochures are available.

To visit: turn right at the north end of Monk's Head Road and follow the gravel road for approximately 1.5 km

Pomquet Provincial Park Beach

This 3 km (2 mi) beach has the best example of dune succession in Nova Scotia. Facilities include boardwalks with interpretive display, parking, toilets, change house, and daily lifeguard supervision during summer months.

To visit: drive north approximately 3 km past the Church and turn right onto Pomquet Beach Road, then drive approximately 2 km to Pomquet Beach

Pomquet Museum

The museum houses numerous artifacts donated by community members, historical photographs, and genealogical information. Contact Société Acadienne St. Croix at 386-2679 for further information.

To visit: located just north of Ste. Croix Church on the right

Alice Reed Studio Gallery

Richly detailed yet airy, Alice's watercolour paintings explore the landscapes and wildlife of Nova Scotia and beyond. Her artwork sensitively expresses her love of nature and light. The gallery exhibits originals, limited edition reproductions, and cards. By appointment only; please call ahead: (902) 386-2501 (e-mail)

To visit: drive north approximately 1.5 km past the Church, turn left onto Evangeline Lane and take the first left

Ste. Croix Church

Located in the centre of the community, Ste. Croix Church has been the focal point of the community for many generations. The Church provides a space of tranquility and its cemetery traces the geneaology of Pomquet over the last 150 years.

To visit: drive north for less than 0.5 km once you pass (or turn off of) Taylor's Road