The best camping near Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site

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Best Kind Adventures

1 site · RV, Tent7 acres · Argentia, NL
Located on Random Island, at the end of the road, on the edge of pristine wilderness and ocean. We have many campsites suitable for pitching tent available with ample parking. There is a river running through property and a ocean view. Can offer beach campsite as well! Lots to do near by, hiking trails, lakes for swimming and if you want to check out somethings I offer go to https://www.facebook.com/BestKindAdventures. Pets are welcome as long as there friendly. There is a dog here and he is loves all visitors, but he's not a bother. Family's don't pay extra for kids.
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Placentia Paradise

68 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Argentia, NL
Just minutes from the Argentia ferry this property boasts 25 acres of lush forest and wilderness that’s absolutely perfect for camping and relaxing! Bordered by one of the Avalon’s largest Salmon rivers this property is a true slice of heaven! Also, only minutes from all immensities such as hospital, shopping mall, Tim Hortons, restaurants, bars, etc… you’ll simply love your stay here!
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Scenic Ocean View and Horses

2 sites · RVs, Tents8 acres · Trepassey, NL
Learn more about this land:Welcome to Scenic Ocean View and Horses in rural Newfoundland.Choose from two different sites, ideal for tents, cars, and trailers up to 30 feet. This is a pull-in level site. Self-contained vehicles are recommended as there are no facilities on site.  Campfires are permitted and Pets on leash are welcome.There are lots of water activities you can do. You can rent my kayaks or ride my Royal Friesian horses for additional fees. It is a  2-minute walk from the large Sand beach and a 3 min drive to an amazing place called Point Le Haye 
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Brigus Valleyview RV Camping

2 sites · Lodging25 acres · Saint John’s, NL
Learn more about this land:Experience nature and camping with the comforts of home!We are located on Second Pond bordering on wilderness, wildlife and have amazing ocean views. The onsite RV can sleep up to 4 people, It has a toilet and bathroom with a 30L holding tank. Pets are permitted. Campfires are allowed within local regulations. Corner store and grocery store within 10 minutes of the property. Local restaurants are also within a 10-minute drive. Many trails within minutes drive. You will enjoy the many local fishing villages and get an authentic Newfoundland Experience.Looking forward to hosting you!
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Archie's Place

15 sites · Tents60 acres · Saint John’s, NL
Learn more about this land:As you hit Trinity Rd South 80 & Old Lead Cove Road.. Keep on Driving All The Way Down... Pass The Fork In The Road 🤓... Then.. You'll come Across The End of Road.. Great Atlantic Ocean View.. You'll See, Off To The Right..And WILL drive down as well... A Gravel Road and 2-3 Acres of Open Grassy Fields with a Beautiful Treeline off in the distance.. This IS.. ARCHIE'S PLACE... 😁.. With a Rocky Beach.. The History of this Land is Owned by 3 Generations of Button's.. Dated far back as the 1700's... Ride Up Along the Main Rd was my Grandparents Place.. It was a Soapbox House Frame.. And its Now Open to the Public as A Hostel There are Churches All Along the Trinity Rd South 80 between Old Perlican & Sibleys Cove As well as Variety/Corner Shops
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Natural Beauty!!!

20 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Argentia, NL
Learn more about this land:Come camp right next to the Atlantic Ocean!The site is well over ten acres we have a fenced in lot for RVs that is next to the ocean! You can pick a spot with a great view of the ocean, camp on the private beach, or go rustic and tent in the forest or marsh. Lots of beauty, lots of privacy, lots of nature!... oh and lots of adventure! There are 20 sites to choose from so there is something for everyone. RVers can expect a Pull-in level site that can accommodate any size RV. Campfires are permitted within local regulations. Restroom is available. Pets are welcome.Come experience authentic Newfoundland! Looking forward to hosting you.
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The best camping near Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site guide

Overview

About

In a fishing community on the rocky Newfoundland coast is a window to Canada’s maritime past and the life of one of the country’s greatest Arctic explorers. Retrace the daring exploits of Captain Bob Bartlett, commander of more than 20 Arctic voyages in the early and mid 20th century, inside Hawthorne Cottage, his family’s beloved homestead. See rare artefacts from his expeditions and period furnishings as you tour the cottage and explore its heritage gardens.

When to go

The best time to visit Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site is from June 1 to September 3, when the site is open to the public. During these months, you can fully enjoy the guided tours and the lush heritage gardens in pleasant weather. Outside of these dates, the site is closed, making it less ideal for a visit.

Know before you go

  • Check the hours of operation before your visit; the site is open from June 1 to September 3, from 8:30am to 5pm.
  • There are no camping facilities at Hawthorne Cottage, but the area offers other accommodations.
  • Accessibility may vary within the site; contact the site directly for specific needs.
  • Remember to bring your camera to capture the historic architecture and beautiful gardens.
  • For any inquiries, reach out to the site at 709-528-4004.

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