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Top Choice Seafood in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Doyle Sansome & Sons

It's well worth veering out of your way for this classic fish shack serving crisp cod, fish cakes with rhubarb relish and fresh lobster. If it's a nice day, the dock seating provides a fine view. Don't be fooled by …
Top Choice Museum in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Prime Berth Fishing Museum

Make this your first stop. Run by an engaging fisherman, the private museum, with its imaginative and deceptively simple concepts (a cod splitting show!), is brilliant, and fun for mature scholars and schoolkids ali…
Lighthouse in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Long Point Lighthouse

Long Point provides dramatic views of the coastal cliffs. Travel up the winding steps, worn from lighthouse-keepers' footsteps since 1876, and gawk at the 360-degree view. Located at the tip of the north island, it'…
Theater in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Twillingate/NWI Dinner Theatre

Six of Newfoundland's best will not only cook you a traditional meal, they'll also leave you in stitches with their talented performances. It's just south of the Long Point Lighthouse.
Winery in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Auk Island Winery

Visit the grounds that produce Moose Joose (blueberry-partridgeberry), Funky Puffin (blueberry-rhubarb) and other fruity flavors using iceberg water and local berries. There's also ice cream made from iceberg water.
Waterfront in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Little Harbour

In Little Harbour, en route to the town of Twillingate, a 5km trail leads past the vestiges of a resettled community and rock arch to secluded, picturesque Jone's Cove.
Music in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Fish, Fun & Folk Festival

Traditional music and dance, some of which goes back to the 16th century, merrily take over Twillingate during this weeklong festival.
Museum in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Twillingate Museum

Housed in a former Anglican rectory off Main St, the museum tells the island's history since the first British settlers arrived in the mid-1700s. One room delves into the seal hunt and its controversy. There's a his…
Museum in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Durrell Museum

Don't neglect to see scenic Durrell and its museum, dwelling off Durrell St atop Old Maid Hill. The polar bear is a bonus. Bring your lunch; there are a couple of picnic tables and a spectacular view.
Seafood in Twillingate Island & New World Island

R&J Restaurant

A greasy spoon popular with families – probably because it serves pizza and burgers alongside fish 'n' brewis (a blend of salted fish, onions, fried pork fat and a near-boiled bread).