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Shelburne is a small town located in the province of Nova Scotia in Canada. It is situated in the southwestern part of the province, along the shore of the Atlantic Ocean. It is approximately two hours from the provincial capital of Halifax.

Shelburne has a long and interesting history. It was first settled in the late 1600s by United Empire Loyalists who had migrated from the United States. The town was named after William Fitzwilliam, the 4th Earl of Shelburne and the British Prime Minister from 1782-1783.

The town has a population of approximately 2000 people and is known for its picturesque harbour and historic architecture. There are several historic sites in the area, including the Shelburne County Museum and the Shelburne Heritage Centre. These sites offer visitors a glimpse into the past and a chance to learn more about the history of the town.

The town is also known for its beautiful beaches and coastal scenery. The beaches are popular with both locals and tourists alike. There are several parks in the area, including the Shelburne Waterfront Park, which offers a great view of the harbour and offers a variety of recreational activities.

The town is also home to the Shelburne Shipyard, which was established in 1885 and is one of the oldest shipyards in Canada. This shipyard is responsible for the construction and repair of vessels for the Royal Canadian Navy.

Shelburne is a charming town with a rich history and plenty to offer visitors. With its beautiful scenery, historic sites and recreational activities, Shelburne is a great destination for those looking to explore the Maritime region of Canada.

Excursion tips for a day in Shelburne

As a tourist in Shelburne, Canada, there are plenty of exciting activities to enjoy on a day trip. Here are some ideas:

1. Visit the Shelburne County Museum, which houses a variety of artifacts from the area's history.
2. Enjoy a tour of the Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club and learn about the local sailing culture.
3. Spend the day at the Shelburne Beach Park, where you can swim, sunbathe, and explore the shoreline.
4. Take a guided kayak tour of the nearby Shelburne River and enjoy the stunning views.
5. Explore the historic downtown district and visit the many shops, restaurants and galleries.
6. Enjoy a picnic lunch at one of the many parks in the area, such as the Waterfront Park.
7. Take a hike or bike ride on one of the many trails in the area, such as the Birchtown Trail.
8. Visit the nearby Roseway Beach and marvel at the stunning sand dunes.
9. Spend the day at the Shelburne Farmers' Market and sample some of the local produce.
10. Visit the nearby Balmoral Grist Mill and explore the grounds and the mill itself.

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The climate in Shelburne

Shelburne in Canada experiences a humid continental climate with warm summers and cold winters. In spring, temperatures can range from mild to cold, with a few days of snow. Summer temperatures are usually pleasant and humid, with occasional thunderstorms. Fall is usually mild and sunny, with occasional cool days. Winter temperatures are cold, with occasional snowstorms and temperatures below freezing. Overall, the climate in Shelburne is varied, with temperatures ranging from mild to cold depending on the season.

Cruise weather for Shelburne

Our weather forecast for Shelburne helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 20.6 °C
min: 15 °C
9.8 m/s
18.7 m/s
86.1 %
15.4 m
91.9 %
1,023 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 20.3 °C
min: 15.2 °C
10.1 m/s
18.7 m/s
74.8 %
1.0 m
94.3 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 24.4 °C
min: 16.3 °C
13.0 m/s
24.1 m/s
36.8 %
8.0 m
83.1 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 23.8 °C
min: 14.2 °C
8.6 m/s
14.4 m/s
6.1 %
12.9 m
78.2 %
1,019 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 24.2 °C
min: 13.8 °C
8.6 m/s
15.5 m/s
17.1 %
24.1 m
79.5 %
1,022 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 23.8 °C
min: 14 °C
10.1 m/s
18.0 m/s
28.8 %
21.8 m
84.0 %
1,022 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 24.8 °C
min: 15.9 °C
13.0 m/s
21.6 m/s
26.8 %
16.1 m
86.1 %
1,022 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 24.3 °C
min: 17 °C
13.0 m/s
23.4 m/s
47.9 %
21.0 m
90.2 %
1,023 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 21.6 °C
min: 18.3 °C
10.8 m/s
42.8 m/s
84.6 %
7.4 m
97.1 %
1,022 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 20.9 °C
min: 18.6 °C
16.6 m/s
46.1 m/s
100.0 %
12.5 m
97.0 %
1,020 hPa
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 18.2 °C
18.0 m/s
44.6 m/s
79.6 %
9.7 m
87.2 %
1,016 hPa
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 19.5 °C
20.2 m/s
47.2 m/s
97.0 %
6.7 m
89.1 %
1,013 hPa
Aug. 5th 2024 Aug. 5th 2024 max: 29.8 °C
min: 18 °C
8.6 m/s
28.8 m/s
72.8 %
9.0 m
84.6 %
1,011 hPa
Aug. 6th 2024 Aug. 6th 2024 max: 26.5 °C
min: 17.6 °C
12.2 m/s
17.6 m/s
64.0 %
13.4 m
87.6 %
1,015 hPa
Aug. 7th 2024 Aug. 7th 2024 max: 27.5 °C
min: 16.7 °C
16.6 m/s
29.5 m/s
21.4 %
23.2 m
82.2 %
1,015 hPa

Cruises to Shelburne

Would you like to travel to Shelburne on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Shelburne.

Scheduled ship calls in Shelburne, Canada
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 25th 2024 Friday, 25th of Oct. 2024 Seabourn Quest 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 31st 2024 Thursday, 31st of Oct. 2024 LE BELLOT 08:00 am 02:00 pm
Nov. 7th 2025 Friday, 7th of Nov. 2025 Seabourn Sojourn 08:00 am 05:00 pm

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