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 November 18th
Our Guest Rooms, Suites and Chalets are open and available for overnight bookings.
Please Note:  There is a 2 night minimum stay for chalet bookings.
The suites and guest rooms are now available for 1 night stays.

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

Dinner is a 3 course offering –  It is available Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings by reservation.
Please note the maximum group size at this time is 10.  Masks and social distancing are required when you are not at your table.  If you are feeling unwell we ask that you reserve for another time.
More Dining Info,…

New For 2020
Fresh baked breads, scones and cheesecake bites continue to be available for pre-order with Tuesday and Friday pick-up days.
More Baking Info and an online order form,…

Christmas At The Inn
Nov 27th – December 20th

We are open and serving dinner for groups up to 10.
Overnight accommodations are also available.

Dinner is 3 Courses with a choice of first course, main course and dessert.
The cost is is $55/person + HST (click here to see menu)

Call Mary at (902) 661-4800 to book or for more information .

** Please note due to Covid-19 the maximum party size is 10 per booking. **
** Advance reservations are required for all dining and accommodation **
** Masks and social distancing are required when you are not at your table. **
** If you are feeling unwell we ask that you join us at another time **

Ocean View Accommodations

Guest Rooms, Suites and Chalets

All are available.  There is a 2 night minimum stay for the chalets.  The units are well equipped and comfortable. Each unit has air conditioning/individual heat control ,  LCD TV, coffee maker, mini-fridge, a telephone (connected to the front desk) and ensuite bathroom.  We offer increasing discounts  for two, three +, seven  night stays.

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 Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun.  The menu itself changes each evening to reflect diversity and what’s in season locally. Advance reservations are required.

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.

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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