Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia


Beautiful Peggy's Cove in Nova Scotia, Canada, is famous worldwide for its scenic lighthouse, charming coastal community and fishing village. Located just 45 minutes from downtown Halifax, Peggy's Cove is one of the numerous small fishing communities nestling around the Chebucto Peninsula on the eastern shore of St. Margarets Bay. The seaside community (named after its cove of the same name) proudly features its main attraction, the Peggy's Point Lighthouse established 1868. In 1976, Peggy's Cove was the setting of the novel You Can Pick Me up at Peggy's Cove by Bryan Doyle which was also made into a movie directed by Don McBrearty. The television show Haven (set in the fictitious town of Haven, Maine) also shot in Peggy's Cove, along with many other locations in Nova Scotia. Today, with its rustic undeveloped charm still intact, Peggy's Cove is a major tourist attraction and a coveted film location for filmmakers around the world. If your production is looking for a lovely, quiet seaside village as its backdrop, Peggy's Cove is ready for your film project. Contact Screen Nova Scotia today.