Amherst Shore Country Inn

***Dining and Accommodation by the Sea***
Welcoming Guests Year Round Since 1980
—Official Website —

The inn is located in the coastal cottage community of Lorneville, Nova Scotia.

It is about halfway between the town of Amherst (30 km) and the village of Pugwash (33 km).

We’re close to the New Brunswick border. (7.5km)

Confederation Bridge to PEI is just 45 km away.

We’re a great stop on the way to/from Cape Breton. It’s 250 km.  About 3 hours driving.

Acres of lawns and gardens.

  • horseshoes, corn hole and other yard games
  • fire table
  • walking paths
  • picnic areas
  • beach onsite
  • seaside gazebo, sun loungers
  • you can walk for miles at low tide
  • freshwater pond

Guest Rooms, Suites and Chalets

  • all with ensuite private bath
  • all units have air conditioning
  • phone, satellite TV, WiFi
  • guest rooms and suites available per night
  • chalets have a two night minimum rate
  • discounts for two or more night stays
  • weekly rates

Serving regionally inspired food.

  • open all year round
  • 7:30pm Thurday to Sunday evenings each week
  • 3 course prix fixe menu
  • local and international wines by the bottle and glass, craft beers, classic and regionally inspired cocktails are all available in the parlor as well from 6:30pm on
  • limited space and reservations are required

Order Fresh Bread

  • Cheesecake Bites, Scones
  • all prepared from scratch
    • fresh from our kitchen
  • Pre Order up to Monday for pick up on Tuesday.
  • Pre Order up to Thursday for pick up on Friday.

Oceanfront Cottages
(Seasonal – mid May to Oct)

We have 3 ocean front housekeeping cottages for rent.

They each have a 1 week minimum stay.  The inn cottage is located here onsite.  The Ketchum and CMTR cottages are located about 4 km away.  They are adjacent to the Tidnish Dock Provincial Beach Park.  Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen complete with dishwasher. Each unit has laundry facilities. Linens and towels are provided.  These cottages are available seasonally from mid-May to mid-October. 

Contact Information

Telephone us at:

1 (800) 661-2724
1 (902) 661-4800

Our Mailing Address:

5091 Route 366, Lorneville,
Nova Scotia, Canada
B4H 3X9

Our Email Address is:

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