Barrington, a municipal district, is situated within Shelburne County, Nova Scotia. Barrington was incorporated in 1879, and named for the 2nd Viscount Barrington. Barrington also dubs itself the "Lobster Capital of the World," and is placed near the most southern area of all Nova Scotia, 241 km (149.8 mi.) southwest of Halifax, traveling on the ever scenic Lighthouse Route (Highway 103).

Barrington is a proud home of the Cape Sable Historical Society Centre, which exhibits archives and genealogy information. Barrington is also home to three museums, the Seal Island Lighthouse Museum, the Barrington Woolen Mill Museum, and the Old Meeting House Museum. All of which offer insight into the history of the Barrington area. Sand Hills Beach is a white sand beach with warm tides, scenery and hospitable facilities. Barrington also features the River Hills Golf and Country Club, an 18-hole gem that rests between both the Atlantic Ocean and Clyde River. Amongst all else, Barrington exhibits numerous heritage homes, is a wonderful bird watching area, contains fishing villages, walking trails and much more.

Barrington accommodations include bed and breakfasts.

Stage Coach Inn
2537 Hwy 3
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