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Alderney Landing

2 Ochterloney St | Dartmouth Waterfront, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 3Z3, Canada (Dartmouth Centre)
1 902 461 8401
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Ranked #6 of 20 attractions in Dartmouth
Type: Convention Centers
Most recent review
- Jun 25, 2014
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Dartmouth, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Great view of Halifax, the ocean and harbor. Can walk or bike along the ocean paths, great views in many spots. A good little playground for little kids, nice park with well situated benches. The ferry docks here, there are other docks that can be used, so come by boat too! There is a market on summer weekends that is... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I live in Dartmouth and if a tourist needed some fresh food he might go there or take the ferry to Halifax and enjoy the much larger Farmer's market along the waterfront.On a few occasions there might be an ARTISTIC event Cruise Ships dock on the Halifax side.

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Dartmouth, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We are so fortunate to have this facility in our great city. The Farmers Market is one of the best around, the theatre is superb and the children's activities cannot be beat.

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Halifax, Canada
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286 reviews 286 reviews
62 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great spot to visit on a Saturday morning. Lots of vendors, wonderful pastries and live music at 10 am. If you are staying in Halifax take the ferry over for a nice view of the harbour and avoid worrying about traffic and parking.

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Rothesay
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Loved the Farmers Market on Saturday mornings. The seafood spot to the right facing the harbour that is open daily is terrific. reasonable prices and the seafood chowder was very good and their haddock lightly breaded ,fresh and wonderful. The ferry landing is fun to ride or just watch from the benches inside or out side. The library is also... More

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London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Great place to buy local produce and baked goods. Many other vendors there on Saturday. The produce is always fresh, the baked goods are home made. The crafts are all made by local people. Parking is usually busy but not hard to find. Get there early on Saturday fro best selection.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Alderney Landing is the Dartmouth water front, right across the harbour from Halifax. Many functions are held there throughout the year, especially the summer months. There is a large indoor theatre where events are held, plus an outdoor stage and plaza. So it can be exciting or quiet depending on what's going on at the time. You will have an... More

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Orpington
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161 reviews 161 reviews
5 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Plenty of parking, a few restaurants, but little to encourage you to stay Dartmouth side and not pop across to Halifax. Best place to park if staying on the Dartmouth side and visiting Halifax.

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Brampton
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I took my Grandaughter to the morning library program. It was well organized some games & crafts. there was a lot of people there, maybe a few to many. We both enjoyed it and will go again.

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Halifax, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Some great views of Halifax on the waterfront from Alderney Landing. There is a Word Peace Pavilion located there with chunks of the Great Wall of China and the Berlin Wall inside a pyramid shaped outdoor museum ! A must see!! Great location and lots of lawn space to have a picnic.

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