Port Bickerton is positioned on the rugged south eastern shores of Nova Scotia's mainland. A part of Guysborough County, Port Bickerton is also situated at a harbour of the same name. Port Bickerton was first settled in 1840, after a group of fishermen from Peggy's Cove ventured to the land. Port Bickerton is a small community, and garnering its name from Admiral Sir Richard Hussey Bickerton. The main industry at Port Bickerton is fishing. Nova Scotia's capital city, Halifax, is a driving distance of 280 km (174 mi.) southwest of Port Bickerton.

Port Bickerton is quite possibly most known for its wonderful lighthouses. The Port Bickerton Lighthouse was established in 1901 on the beautiful, rocky shores. A second Lighthouse acts as an Interpretive Centre, restored by the community after a 1962 fire. Port Bickerton is also a great place to go for a hike in the woods or along the coast, swimming in the ocean, picnicking or watching the sunrise over the water.

Port Bickerton accommodations include beautiful seaside bed and breakfasts.

Port Bickerton by the Sea B&B
47 Village Rd
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