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October 2015

Towns of the Annapolis Valley: Lawrencetown

Wednesday, October 28 

  • Lawrencetown Exhibition

A town that's small but mighty, home of the Annapolis Valley Exhibition  for over 85 years, Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia is unique in every way! Their motto is "A small town with a giant welcome!" 

As a rural farming community, Lawrencetown's the perfect place for retirement. In the centre of town is Lawrencetown Restaurant, home of the best Hot Roast Beef Dinner in the Annapolis Valley! It's located close to all necessities, but it embraces the wonderful privileges of country life at heart. 

It's proud to be the location of the world-renowned Nova Scotia Community College's Centre of Geographic Sciences, which specializes in the fields of study of Geomatics, Engineering and Surveying. This opened in 1958 and was the first of its kind in Canada! 

Home of the Annapolis Valley Exhibition, an exciting event that attracts visitors and participants from all over the Maritimes! The week long event puts the emphasis on agriculture and the farming community, but also incorporates first class entertainment and4H displays. 

Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa is located in Digby, a rural fishing community, with many simialrities to Lawrencetown! It's only an hour away and the drive is both scenic and breathtaking! 

Spa & Yoga Retreat Weekend

Thursday, October 22 

  • Nova Scotia yoga

Reconnect with your mind, body and spirit through relaxtion and meditation. Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa is offering a spa & yoga retreat weekend for everyone looking for a relaxing escape! Your yoga and spa weekend begins Friday, June 24 and runs until Sunday, June 26, 2016! 

Escape to Digby Pines for a weekend of wine tastings, yoga practices and delicious meals. Give Jill Balser the chance to stretch your body and mind with her yoga techniques. 

This package includes:

  • Two night's standard accommodation
  • Full buffet breakfast each morning in Churchill's
  • A welcome reception Friday, June 24th with wine and cheese
  • Several yoga sessions with Jill Balser spread over the two days
  • A relaxation massage at our Aveda Spa
  • A winery tour of our two local wineries in Bear River Saturday evening

Starting from $299*

*Per person, plus tax. Based on double occupancy. Rooms and rates based on availability at time of booking.

Please call the resort directly to book this package: (902) 245-2511


Towns of the Annapolis Valley: Annapolis Royal

Tuesday, October 13 

  • Fort Anne Annapolis Valley

In true Maritime fashion, we're sharing all that we know about our local towns! This blog series will highlight all of the stunning towns and attractions within a days drive of Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa!


Filled to the brim with history, Annapolis Royal is a stunning historical trip, with new adventures around each corner! 

For the history seeker, there is the Fort Anne National Historic Site. With the original soldier barracks, an early French gunpowder magazine and British officers’ quarters. 

If history isn't your thing, take yourself over to the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens. It's a vision of beauty that won't disappoint! The Historic Gardens include an Innovative Garden, Knot Garden and a 2000 bush Rose Collection including a Rose Maze.

Besides the historic attractions, the Saturday morning Farmers Market draws a large crowd. From fresh German pastries to warm potato latkes! Your taste buds will thank you! 

Annapolis Royal is only minutes from Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa and is full of Nova Scotia culture. Start planning your 2016 stay now! 

Devour! The Food Film Fest

Tuesday, October 6

  • Devour Food Film Fest

Devour! Food and Film Festival takes movies and popcorn to a whole new level! They've paired delicious cuisine with outstanding films, in the world's largest food and film festival. The festival will take place November 4 - 8, 2015 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. 

The town is considered the 'Napa of the North' with stunning wineries and outstanding food pairings. 

Last year, Chef Anthony Bourdain was the guest of honour, and this year the Festival doesn't disappoint! Actor, Bill Pullman, will be taking center stage this year in 2015! 

On top of films, there is multiple food and wine workshops for every palette.

One of the Best of the East!

Thursday, October 2

Progress Magazine has asked Atlantic Canadians, and they answered! Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa has been named one of the 'Best of the East' to Stay and Play for 2015! 

Progress is a unique magazine focused on a new mindset and a new generation of entrepreneurs and inspiring minds. They focus on giving key insight to readers and documenting these stories. 

Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa is a luxurious Nova Scotian golf resort blessed with one of Canada’s finest golf courses designed by Stanley Thompson, the famous Canadian course architect. 

Our stimulating 18-hole championship Stanley Thompson golf course is located just minutes from our stunning Nova Scotia accommodations.