We welcome you to our quaint seaside Town of Pictou on the Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia where we boast the most developed waterfront between Halifax and Sydney. Come experience our historic Scottish architecture, beaches, trails, museums, restaurants, shops and friendly people.

We invite you to Experience Pictou

Pictou's Annual Festivals

Celebrating the Land and Sea

Pictou Attractions

Hector Heritage Quay
McCulloch House Museum & Genealogy Centre
Northumberland Fisheries Museum
Pictou Seaside Marketplace

Take a stroll along our historic waterfront, dock your boat at one of our marinas, explore our trails & sea by renting a bicycle, kayak or canoe, unwind at one of our five beautiful beaches, enjoy a musical performance, festival, event, dining...and so much more!

A stroll through the historic Scottish charm of Pictou's streets, highlighting facades, Shopping, Places to Stay & Eat and Things to Do & See.