Amherst Shore Country Inn

Offering fine dining and accommodations by the sea since 1980.

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

Set back from the water on a knoll the views are outstanding.  There are spacious lawns to explore, sprawling vegetable gardens which supply the dining room and a freshwater pond.  The property features 1000+ feet of waterfront where you can walk for miles at low tide on the exposed tidal flats.

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update.

The Inn will begin opening in stages to help us to adapt to the new business environment and protocols.

As of Friday June 12th
Our Chalets and the Inn Cottage will be open and available for rent (dining/breakfast not available – they have their own cooking facilities)

As of Friday June 19th
Guest Rooms will be open and available for to stay.
Dining Room is open for breakfast for overnight guests.
Dining Room reopening by reservation for 3 course dinners – Friday, Saturday, Sunday Nights

Launch of bakery products for sale. June 19th will be the first pick-up day.
We will be offering fresh baked breads, scones and cheesecake bites for pre-order with Tuesday and Friday pick-up days.

Oceanfront Cottages
(May – Oct)

We have 3 ocean front housekeeping cottages for rent.

They each have a 3 night 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. Our best rates are weekly for these units.  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.

Spacious grounds
with a beach.

There are acres of lawns and gardens to explore.

We have lots of outdoor space.

There is a seaside gazebo adjacent to the beach with loungers for relaxing.
A fresh water pond to walkabout, wildflowers and more.

A walk on the ocean floor at low tide is a must do while in Nova Scotia.

Ocean View Accommodations

Guest Rooms, Suites and Chalets

All are available per night  (no minimum stay required).  The units are well equipped and comfortable. Each unit has air conditioning,  LCD TV, mini-fridges, a telephone (connected to the front desk) and ensuite bathrooms. Our best nightly rate is our overnight package and includes dinner and breakfast.  Inclusive packages with meals must be booked directly with the inn here on this website or by telephone.

Relaxed Fine Dining

Great food makes for a great getaway!

Since being purchased by the Laceby family in 1980, the inn has served regionally inspired cuisine.  Dinners are a 3 course prix fixe offering with everything being made and baked in house.  They are available Fri, Sat and Sun.  The menu itself changes each evening to reflect diversity and what’s in season locally. Advance reservations are required.

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

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