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 is adapting to the new business environment and protocols.

As of August 20th
Our Guest Rooms, Suites and Chalets are open and available for overnight bookings.
Please Note:  There is a 2 night minimum stay.

Breakfast is available in the dining room each morning for overnight guests.

Dinner is a 3 course offering –  It is available Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday evenings.
Reservations are required
More Dining Info,…

New For This Summer
Fresh baked breads, scones and cheesecake bites are available for pre-order with Tuesday and Friday pick-up days.
More Baking Info,…

Ocean View Accommodations

Guest Rooms, Suites and Chalets

All are available with a 2 night minimum stay.  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.  We offer a 20% discount for three + night stays and 25% off if you book for a week or more.

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.

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.

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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