Rails to Trails, Head of St. Margaret’s Bay
Run by The St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to trails volunteers association, this beautiful trail follows the route of the original railway line that served St. Margaret’s Bay’s communities, as well as it’s waterfront hotels that served as resorts for Haligonians in the late 19th and 20th centuries.Lumbering and sawmills were common, of which there is still visible evidence today. Ingramport Bay was a major base for tall ships that carried timber to distant countries.
Located just 30 minutes from downtown Halifax,this 33 Kilometer, multi-use trail winds its way from near the Hubley exit on Hwy 103 (exit 4) to Hubbards (exit 6).The trail is great for walking, cycling , horse riding amongst beautiful scenery
The Train Station Bike and Bean Cafe
The Train Station Bike & Bean in Tantallon is a café and bike shop located in the historic French Village Train Station, circa 1901.The Bike and Bean Cafe is a hugely popular stop along the Rails to trails paths running between
Halifax and the South Shore. Open year round they serve:Italian style: Lattes, cappuccino, expresso, as well as a wide selection of teas and cold drinks accompanied by delicious panini, soups and sweets. Open year round it is the perfect place to rest and replenish.