Allow your heart to soar as the winsome sounds of a Highland bagpiper float across the water to greet you to the port of Pictou, Nova Scotia. It’s easy to tell immediately that the area is proud of its strong Scottish heritage.
As you stroll along the waterfront, home of the Hector Heritage Quay, see how many different tartans you can spot along the way. Tartan is always in style in this seaside town.
Pictou was established by the Scottish in 1773 with the arrival of Nova Scotia’s first Scottish settlers on The Hector. Enjoy the scenery of this small, picturesque town steeped in history and charm. Embark on a historical tour of the area, or enjoy one of its pristine beaches and beautiful nature trails.
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