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Cavendish and the Dune Shores lie on the northern coast of Prince Edward Island amidst red sandstone cliffs, sandy dunes and the crystal blue water warmed by the Gulf Stream.

Cavendish is surrounded by small farming communities and fishing villages, each with their own particular character.

Shop for antiques and unique locally-crafted art or explore botanical gardens.

Anne of Green Gables

This is the home of 'Anne of Green Gables', Lucy Maud Montgomery’s famous red-haired little girl that captured the heart of three generations. Step back to a simpler time as you explore the place that inspired the book.

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Suggested itinerary featuring Cavendish

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Cavendish, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Our expert guides to exploring Cavendish

    Written by our specialists from their own experiences of visiting Cavendish, these guides will help you make the most of your time there. We share both our practical recommendations and the best ways to appreciate Cavendish at its best.

    • Canada’s Maritime Provinces
      Whale Watching, British Columbia

      Canada’s Maritime Provinces

      Canada’s Maritime Provinces

      Canada’s Maritime Provinces offer a quieter alternative to the west coast. Here, you can follow coastal roads to secluded coves and traditional lighthouses. Visit peaceful fishing villages where saltbox houses line the waterfront. And, explore the area’s Celtic roots. Canada specialist Jon shares his highlights of the region.

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