Amherst Shore Country Inn

***Year Round Dining and Accommodation By the Sea***
—Official Website —

The inn is located on the Northumberland Strait near Amherst, Nova Scotia.

Welcoming Guests Since 1980

The Amherst Shore Country Inn is located in the coastal cottage community of Lorneville on the Northumberland Strait.

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.

November 24 to December 18, 2022

  • advance reservations required
  • 3 course dinner at 7:30 pm
  • Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday evenings
  • maximum table size 8 (larger bookings will be at multiple tables)
  • cocktail hour 6:30 pm  – season cocktails available

Gift a night away or a dinner out

  • use the online order form or order by phone
  • pick up the certificate at the front desk here at the inn
  • or we can email, fax or express post it to you

A Winter Wonderland

  • outdoor chimenea with firewood supplied
  • wooded snowshoe trails with maps
  • beautiful sea views
  • try a cozy chalet with gas fireplace

Enjoy Acres of Lawns and Gardens

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

Guest Rooms, Suites and Chalets

  • all with ensuite private bath, telephone, air conditioning, satellite TV, WiFi
  • guest rooms and suites available per night
  • chalets 2 night minimum stay
  • discounts for mutiple nights and weekly stays when booked direct

Gourmet Dining By the Sea

  • open year round
  • reservations required
  • 7:30pm Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun evenings
  • 3 course prix fixe menu
  • cocktail hour 6:30pm
  • local and international wines
  • max table size of 8

Bread, Cheesecake Bites, Scones

  • Scratch baked on site and available for pickup
  • 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:

innkeeper@ascinn.ns.ca

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