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Historic Site in Red Bay

Red Bay National Historic Site

In the mid-16th century, Basque whalers came to the Strait of Belle Isle to hunt large numbers of right and bowhead whales and harvest their oil to light lamps all around Europe. The major whaling port of Red Bay is…
Seafood in Red Bay

Whaler's

For fish-and-chips with partridgeberry pie, look no further than this friendly restaurant, a focal point for visitors to the bay. It also serves substantial breakfasts, and picnickers can order boxed lunches.
Museum in Red Bay

Selma Barkham Town Centre

Selma Barkham was a tireless investigator of local history. Check out the stories she uncovered in this pleasant museum, which also features a 15m, 400-year-old North Atlantic right whale skeleton.