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ST. ANDREWS WELCOME CENTER
46 Reid Avenue
St. Andrews, NB
Toll-Free: 1-800-563-7397 and the
TOWN OF ST. ANDREWS OFFICIAL WEBSITE
WATCH THE TIDES
The tides of St. Andrews can reach 27 feet on a full moon. Click here for an illustration.
Fundy Tide Runners: A small fast zodiac.
The Jolly Breeze: A gaff-rigged, square-rigged cutter.
Quoddy Link Marine: A glassed-in catamaran.
Island Quest: A 45-foot custom built cruiser.
St. Andrews Sport Fishing: Shark fishing and tagging.
Eastern Outdoors: Kayak rentals and tours.
Europa: Excellent cuisine by Chef Markus Ritter. Fine seafood and the odd German favorite.
Savour in the Garden: Fine dining in the Kingsbrae Garden Cafe. Pub fare and live entertainment Wednesday evenings.
Rossmount Inn: Located at the base of Chamcook Mountain with an excellent view of Minister's Island. Taste, service and price is perfect equipoise.
Algonquin Resort: Located in historic hotel at the top of the town. Fine dining in the Braxton Room on on verandah. Right Whale Pub downstairs.
The Station on King: Excellent breakfast and lunch fare on King near Water.
Gables: On Water near town center. Large mixed menu, doing a rushing trade in lobster dinners. Spacious waterfront deck. Quirky atmosphere and walls well decorated with the owner's colorful paintings.
Lobster Bay: On Water near town center. Combination restaurant and pub. Live entertainment some evenings.
Harbourfront Restaurant: On Water near town center. Good mixed menu and cool bar.
Red Herring Pub: On Market Square and Water. Good pub fare and live entertainment.
Kennedy's Hotel: On Market Square and Water. Combination restaurant and pub. Live entertainment in the summer.
Minister's Island: Guided Tours of the former summer estate of Sir William Van Horne, a great Canadian and one of the more famous personsages to summer in the town. Interesting look at summer life 100 years ago.
St. Andrews Blockhouse: Only suriving member of four such erected by private expense in 1813 to guard against a possible American invasion.
Ross Memorial Museum: Impressive neo-classical home dating to 1826, built by Loyalist Harris Hatch and later donated to the town by Henry Phipps and Sarah Ross. Fully furnished and beautifully maintained.
Charlotte County Courthouse: Oldest fully operational courthouse in Canada. Built 1840.
Charlotte County Jail: Located beside the Courthouse. Built 1832. Current home of the Charlotte County Archives.
Sheriff Andrews House: Built circa 1820 by Sheriff Elisha Andrews. Well maintained and furnished. Impressive basement kitchen.
Greenock Presbyterian Church: Parr St. Built by Christopher Scott, 1826. Austere and beautiful.
Church of St. Andrew: Catholic. King Street.
All Saints Church: Anglican. King Street. Beautiful woodwork, some recovered from the original church located at town center.
Baptist Church. King Street. Cute example of carpenter gothic.
Wesleyan United. Henry Street.
King's Landing Historical Settlement: Fully restored Loyalist village. Located on beautiful grounds skirting the Saint John River near Frederictyon. About an hour's drive.
Quoddy Loop: Scenic trip via ferry to Deer Island, then Campbobello, then drive back through Lubec, passing Eastport and crossing the border at Calais/St. Stephen. Eastport is an historic canning town and is well worth the visit. Contains galleries, gift shops, and attractive shoreside eateries.
Grand Manan Island. Large island off the coast of Maine offering rustic adventures in hiking and whale watching. About an hour and a half by ferry from Black's Harbour.
Huntsmarine Marine Center: New renovated, sporting a cool touch-tank for kids large and small, seals, and various exhibits detailing marine life in the Gulf of Maine.
Atlantic Salmon Interpretive Center: A privately run organization just outside of town near Chamcook Lake. Dedicated to salmon preservation.
ARTS AND NATURE
Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Center: The local gallery offering also courses in nature, arts and crafts. In the summer often nightly music.
St. Andrews Summer School for the Performing Arts. Summer programs in drama, dance and music.
Kingsbrae Gardens: Impressive English gardens built near the Algonquin Hotel at the top of the hill on several former summer estates.
St. Andrews doesn't have a sandy beach, but the town offers free swimming at Katy's Cove, on the back side of the peninsula, at the end of a road leading down from behidn the Algonquin Hotel. Floats, lifeguards, and trucked in sand. Very pretty.
St. Andrews Summer Theatre Company. Nightly performances of "Shipwrecked" by Donald Margulies and "Souvenir" by Stephen Temperley.
Red Herring Pub and Kennedy's Hotel. Town center. Frequent live music.
Movies are shown weekly or bi-weekly at the W. C. O'Neill Arena. Take a jacket.
Fundy Trails Kennels: Highway 1, Bocabec. At the turnoff for St. Andrews. 755-2021
Dog House Kennels: 19 Route 745 Highway. 466-5350.
HMS Transportation: Located near town center on Water Street. Taxi, limousine, and bus service. Handy at unlocking locked vehicles.
Chamcook Mountain: Up the old road behind Rossmount Inn. Splendid view of the Bay. Ask permssion at the Inn.
Simpson Mountain: Surprisingly lofty view from the hill overlooking the St. Croix River just a few miles outside of town. Easy hiking along shady paths.
Ganong Nature and Marine Park: Located at Todd's Point, mid-way between St. Andrews and St. Stephen. Hiking over the old Todd estate looking direclty down St. Croix River.
The Old Train Track: Beginning at dam on Chamcook Lake, Rankine Road, and skirting the two Chamcook Lakes and Limeburner Lake. The tracks are long gone, and what is left is a level cinder track with lovely views just about the entire length of several miles. Hidden treasure.
Algonquin Golf Club and Academy: Scenic holes at Joe's Point with famous bay views.
St. Stephen Golf Club: More economical alternative to the Algonquin. 466-5336.
St. George Golf Club. Ditto. 755-3391.