Ministers Island is a twenty minute drive from Woodhaven Country Lodge.
The 490-acre island stands several hundred metres offshore and is a geographical novelty as it is accessible at low tide by a wide gravel bar suitable for vehicular travel.
Ministers Island is an enchanting place to experience. Lying just off the shore near St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, this 500-acre island is only a part-time island. You reach it by driving over the seafloor approximately one kilometer (1/2 mile).
Once there, you are immersed in an experience from the late 19th and early 20th century - the summer estate of Sir William Van Horne, the driving force behind the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Sir William's vast house, his equally large barn and his bathhouse/artist's hideaway are on view, as are the beautiful carriage lanes through the woods and fields. Time stands still, and you're swept up in an atmosphere that makes you forget all about your everyday life and the here-and-now.
Come explore! We're waiting to welcome you.
Originally located on the shores of Sandy Lake in Ontario, Canada, Woodhaven Country Lodge continues their twenty year history of hosting guests from their new home on the shores of the Passamaquoddy Bay, on the outskirts of St. Andrews, New Brunswick. New guests, returning guests, and their pets are always welcome at Woodhaven Country Lodge. Reserve your suite today!
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