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One of the main reasons why tourists come to PEI is our fabulous red and white sand beaches.
Eastern PEI Boosts about our 50 beaches. Most of the top 10 Beaches on the island are located in Eastern PEI, including the #1 beach in Canada according to a travel writer. When you stay at Country Charm Bed and Breakfast / Forest and Stream Cottages, we can give you the location of the top beaches and what you can expect to see and do. There are places you do not want to miss. Get away from the high tourist areas and explore and discover the wonders on nature. check out our cottage rentals forest and Stream Cottages
Along the jagged coastline of Eastern PEI you will find many little fishing villages with quaint fishing wharfs and marinas. Discover the wharfs, talk to the fisherman and during lobster season (May - June in easter PEI) watch the activity as the fishermen bring thousands of pounds of lobster each day.
We can give you some more information about fish trips in the surrounding area.
Lighthouse are always a favourite. We have some significant lighthouses in Eastern PEI
PEI is nature's playground! The island provides an abundance of vistas and photographic opportunities. In June the lupins in full blossom with backdrops of planted potato fields, or seasides and red cliffs you can capture the colour of nature at its finest. Seasides and wharfs are another favourite with the fishing boats and busy marinas. Red fox are plentiful on the island and sometimes cooperate with a pose now and again. Eagles, shorebirds and waterfowl are also abundant and accessible to photograph or just enjoy. And of coarse landscapes of rolling hills, farmlands and in the fall the glorious colour of the maples.
PEI has numerous activity opportunities. Enjoy restful activities like relaxing on a beach, searching for sea glass or starfish. Go for long walks on a quiet beach or walk the Dunes Trail at Greenwich. there are many trails on the island including the confederation trail that can take you tip to tip on your cycle or on a snow sled in the winter. Many experiential operators with take you fishing, or clam digging, boat tours, and many other activities. Don't forget all the artisan shops with paintings, jewelry, and crafts. And last but no least the most favourite is the great food!
The Kings Castle Provincial Park is located only 5 minutes from our property. It is a fantastic outdoor location for that offers beautiful nature for everyone. In the park are playgrounds, picnic tables, bathrooms, a beach on a slow-moving river, as well as an ice cream stand.
If you have a wedding or other occasion to celebrate, be sure to stop by the Old General House, Paige & Chef Christine. During the summer, they also offer special summer dinners. In the winter, they also surprise the region with delicious and interesting specials.
These two young entrepreneurs, will execute your special occasion, with lots of know how and love.
The Catering House is designed for parties of 50 seated or 75 standing, but we do travel off-site and can cook at your home or other property.
On Mondays and Tuesdays, we usually offer a picnic menu that you can pre-order on our website.
You and up to three guests can join us in the Catering House kitchen overlooking the Murray River to learn a new recipe with Chef Christine Hart of Prince Edward Island.
We also host dinner parties here in Murray River, where we create a menu for a single evening and guests come to share a meal.
Prince Edward Island's Confederation Trail is 449 kilometres long. It runs all the way from Tignish to Elmira. Fortunately, the trail is located only 400 metres from our property and gives our guests the opportunity for long and restful walks as well as exciting cycling tours.