Barbour Tickle

Summer here in Newfoundland and Labrador is gradually drawing to a close.

It was a lovely one – and still is – and now, Environment Canada is predicting a warmer than usual fall. I’ll take it! I’d already been dreaming of a sunny September so that is more than welcome news. We are in the process of painting our house, so good weather is gladly received for that as well.

Today I’m sharing pics I took in July of Barbour Tickle here in Newtown. Along the tickle lies Barbour Living Heritage Village, which has been offering a taste of history to tourists since 1991. From the NL Tourism site:

“Venture along the coastal loop to Newtown, known as the Venice of Newfoundland to explore with local guides and experience life in the outport. Tour the active village by day, dine at the Olde Shoppe Restaurant, enjoy an evening of live music or theatre…Visit the Barbour Living Heritage Village today for a Newfoundland outport experience.”

Tours and events are wrapping up for the season very soon, so if you’re planning a visit, better make it this weekend!

Fisherman’s Stage
Waterfront Premises & Neptune II Theatre
Guest home on left, Heritage home on right

Find out more about the Barbour site here.

My Season’s End Newsletter will be emailed out next week. If you’re not on the list yet, please click on the tickle photo below to add yourself. You will then be eligible to enter aΒ Reader Gift BasketΒ Giveaway for a Kindle Fire, a $25 Amazon eCard & a bottle of wine to be drawn at the end of September.

See you next month!

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29 thoughts on “Barbour Tickle

  1. Jennifer, I wish I could visit – it looks lovely and so tempting. I just want to sit on the balcony deck hanging over the ocean and absorb the atmosphere! I had to giggle at the word tickle and love the variations of meanings of words across the globe! What a beautiful quilt strewn over the rocking chair, just perfect to wrap oneself in on a chiller autumn afternoon, notebook and pen in hand! Have a great weekend! πŸ˜€πŸŒ»

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