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Guidebook for Brookside Manor

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Guidebook for Brookside Manor

Drinks & Nightlife
Great selection of craft brews available on "Growler Thursdays". Wood-fired "Fatta a Mano" pizza served on Fridays. Scheduled events include occasional barn dances and live music.
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Barnone Brewery and Hop Farm
4248 Route 225
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Great selection of craft brews available on "Growler Thursdays". Wood-fired "Fatta a Mano" pizza served on Fridays. Scheduled events include occasional barn dances and live music.
The Boxcar Pub & Grill has become a traditional meeting place for locals and visitors alike. Located in a cozy room inside the Emerald Community Centre, the Boxcar Pub and Grill features a casual atmosphere complete with sofas, fireplace, screened deck and several televisions to catch the latest music videos or the big game. The menu consists of all your pub favourites including our well-known "Boxcar Willy Wraps". Only open Friday evenings.
Boxcar Pub & Grill
1910 Nodd Rd
The Boxcar Pub & Grill has become a traditional meeting place for locals and visitors alike. Located in a cozy room inside the Emerald Community Centre, the Boxcar Pub and Grill features a casual atmosphere complete with sofas, fireplace, screened deck and several televisions to catch the latest music videos or the big game. The menu consists of all your pub favourites including our well-known "Boxcar Willy Wraps". Only open Friday evenings.
Good food, friendly atmosphere!
O'Shea's Pub & Eatery
47 Anderson Rd
Good food, friendly atmosphere!
The Island Stone Pub is situated in the Historic Kensington train station. Menu selections are awesome in a cozy pub style atmosphere.
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Island Stone Pub
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The Island Stone Pub is situated in the Historic Kensington train station. Menu selections are awesome in a cozy pub style atmosphere.
Essentials
Big Dog Convenience & Liquor Store
62 Anderson Rd
Nearest grocery store to Brookside Manor, a 15 minute drive.
Kensington Your Independent Grocer
Nearest grocery store to Brookside Manor, a 15 minute drive.
Parks & Nature
Trailhead access is about 1 km from Brookside Manor. The trail is about 6.5 km long and is made up of two loops crossing at the central bridge. Both loops include ravine sides and flood plain. The ravine sides offer a good workout. On the plain, very wet spots and small streams are spanned by boardwalks. Careful observation will locate frogs, salamanders, and red spotted newts. Bird species include various song birds, jays and belted kingfishers. Squirrels and hares are running about, and you may see evidence of muskrats in the damp banks. At the eastern end there is a long standing beaver lodge.
Breadalbane Hiking Trail
Trailhead access is about 1 km from Brookside Manor. The trail is about 6.5 km long and is made up of two loops crossing at the central bridge. Both loops include ravine sides and flood plain. The ravine sides offer a good workout. On the plain, very wet spots and small streams are spanned by boardwalks. Careful observation will locate frogs, salamanders, and red spotted newts. Bird species include various song birds, jays and belted kingfishers. Squirrels and hares are running about, and you may see evidence of muskrats in the damp banks. At the eastern end there is a long standing beaver lodge.
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Prince Edward Island National Park
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Cabot Beach is the largest park in western PEI. This beautiful park has a large day-use area with playground equipment, an activity centre with children's programs and a naturalist on staff who provides guided nature walks. There is also supervised swimming on scenic Malpeque Bay.
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Cabot Beach Provincial Park
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Cabot Beach is the largest park in western PEI. This beautiful park has a large day-use area with playground equipment, an activity centre with children's programs and a naturalist on staff who provides guided nature walks. There is also supervised swimming on scenic Malpeque Bay.
Entertainment & Activities
Besides skiing in winter, the Mountain Bike Trails at Brookvale is home to 12 kilometers of single track trail and is the mountain biking mecca of PEI. It offers a variety of trail difficulty from 'easy' to 'extremely difficult'. Read more at https://www.tourismpei.com/brookvale-activity-park/mountain-biking#C4TtDVftTLgrx5OB.99
Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park at Brookvale
2018 PE-13
Besides skiing in winter, the Mountain Bike Trails at Brookvale is home to 12 kilometers of single track trail and is the mountain biking mecca of PEI. It offers a variety of trail difficulty from 'easy' to 'extremely difficult'. Read more at https://www.tourismpei.com/brookvale-activity-park/mountain-biking#C4TtDVftTLgrx5OB.99
It’s the kind of place treasured family memories are made of, from games on the beach to the fun of the boardwalk. There are fairground rides and mini-race tracks, pizza places and ice cream shacks, weird and wonderful museums – everything you could ask for to reconnect with your kids.
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Sandspit Cavendish Beach
8986 Cavendish Rd
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It’s the kind of place treasured family memories are made of, from games on the beach to the fun of the boardwalk. There are fairground rides and mini-race tracks, pizza places and ice cream shacks, weird and wonderful museums – everything you could ask for to reconnect with your kids.
Explore over 30 acres of family fun including Buccaneer Bay, Storybook Land and the Adventure Woods. Take the plunge down one of four large waterslides or splash around in the Turtle cove children's splashpad. Enjoy live and animated animals in the barn and don't miss the mirror maze, tree house and the Swamp Shack.
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Shining Waters Family Fun Park
8885 Cavendish Rd
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Explore over 30 acres of family fun including Buccaneer Bay, Storybook Land and the Adventure Woods. Take the plunge down one of four large waterslides or splash around in the Turtle cove children's splashpad. Enjoy live and animated animals in the barn and don't miss the mirror maze, tree house and the Swamp Shack.
A Fun Time Haunt Experience! Tour through Dr Jack's haunted mansion and experience a frightfully spooky good time. Appropriate for all ages, your visit includes the mansion, water gardens, & Dr. Jack's playland!
Haunted Mansion
81 Victoria St W
A Fun Time Haunt Experience! Tour through Dr Jack's haunted mansion and experience a frightfully spooky good time. Appropriate for all ages, your visit includes the mansion, water gardens, & Dr. Jack's playland!
9-hole golf course in scenic location, lots of challenging topography and pin placements.
Red Sands Golf Course
27 Hurst Rd
9-hole golf course in scenic location, lots of challenging topography and pin placements.
Andersons Creek Golf Club
68 North Rd Route 240
Take a step into the amazing, bizarre, strange, shocking and unbelievable at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium that’s perched in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island. From genuine shrunken heads, the world’s tallest man, a 20-foot section of the Berlin wall, as well as a life-size dress made entirely of spider webs – your mind will be blown as you unlock the extraordinary. The interactive gallery has expanded again! Take the Wire Trace challenge or build your own freaky animal. Play with a giant Color Brite and speed up or slow down time with the Spin Browser. There are also mind-boggling illusions, a two-headed calf, and more strange-but-true facts and amazing stories waiting to be unearthed.
Ripley's Believe It Or Not
8863 Cavendish Rd
Take a step into the amazing, bizarre, strange, shocking and unbelievable at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium that’s perched in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island. From genuine shrunken heads, the world’s tallest man, a 20-foot section of the Berlin wall, as well as a life-size dress made entirely of spider webs – your mind will be blown as you unlock the extraordinary. The interactive gallery has expanded again! Take the Wire Trace challenge or build your own freaky animal. Play with a giant Color Brite and speed up or slow down time with the Spin Browser. There are also mind-boggling illusions, a two-headed calf, and more strange-but-true facts and amazing stories waiting to be unearthed.
Arts & Culture
Named 2014 ECMA Venue of the Year and 2010 and 2015 Music PEI Venue of the Year, Harmony House is centrally located on the main highway in Hunter River, PEI. This charming, 140-seat theatre is equipped with a professional sound & lighting system, sloped theatre-style seating, A/C, box office & concession stand. The downstairs is home to an art gallery and licensed restaurant with seating capacity of 50-70 people. An evening of great entertainment upstairs can be enhanced by gathering for a delicious, Chef-prepared meal downstairs before the show. Harmony House Theatre hosts various artists year-round and has become home to the hit production, ”The Island Summer Review”, starring comedian,
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Harmony House Theatre
19814 PE-2
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Named 2014 ECMA Venue of the Year and 2010 and 2015 Music PEI Venue of the Year, Harmony House is centrally located on the main highway in Hunter River, PEI. This charming, 140-seat theatre is equipped with a professional sound & lighting system, sloped theatre-style seating, A/C, box office & concession stand. The downstairs is home to an art gallery and licensed restaurant with seating capacity of 50-70 people. An evening of great entertainment upstairs can be enhanced by gathering for a delicious, Chef-prepared meal downstairs before the show. Harmony House Theatre hosts various artists year-round and has become home to the hit production, ”The Island Summer Review”, starring comedian,
The Anne of Green Gables Museum at the beautiful Campbell Homestead, is a museum dedicated to the life and works of the author of Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery. View the many artifacts and places that she wrote about such as the Lake of Shining Waters, Anne's Enchanted Bookcase and a unique collection of the author's belongings.
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Anne of Green Gables Museum at Silver Bush
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The Anne of Green Gables Museum at the beautiful Campbell Homestead, is a museum dedicated to the life and works of the author of Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery. View the many artifacts and places that she wrote about such as the Lake of Shining Waters, Anne's Enchanted Bookcase and a unique collection of the author's belongings.
Sightseeing
Green Gables, located in Cavendish, is a popular tourist destination. Each year hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world visit the site which inspired the setting for L.M. Montgomery to create her beloved tale of a red-haired orphan, Anne of Green Gables. In addition to the Green Gables House, several museums and sites invite visitors to learn more about Anne and Montgomery and a popular musical version of the story runs every summer at the Charlottetown Festival. Interpretation programs are offered to visitors from July to Labour Day. visitors to the site will be welcome to stroll the Haunted Woods and Balsam Hollow trails as described in the book
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Green Gables Heritage Place
8619 Cavendish Rd
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Green Gables, located in Cavendish, is a popular tourist destination. Each year hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world visit the site which inspired the setting for L.M. Montgomery to create her beloved tale of a red-haired orphan, Anne of Green Gables. In addition to the Green Gables House, several museums and sites invite visitors to learn more about Anne and Montgomery and a popular musical version of the story runs every summer at the Charlottetown Festival. Interpretation programs are offered to visitors from July to Labour Day. visitors to the site will be welcome to stroll the Haunted Woods and Balsam Hollow trails as described in the book
Food Scene
Whether it’s produce, baked goods, meat, fish, prepared food, cheese, artisans or more that you’re looking for, the Summerside Farmers' Market is the place to go.
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Summerside Farmers' Market
250 Water St
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Whether it’s produce, baked goods, meat, fish, prepared food, cheese, artisans or more that you’re looking for, the Summerside Farmers' Market is the place to go.