Grand, new adventures.

Experience #1 | Surrounding the Inn Property
Starrs Point Loop.


Eat, Drink, Explore Port Williams Nova Scotia.


Experience #2 | 2.3km From the Inn
The Port Pub Bistro.


The Port Pub, built by friends and owned by community shareholders, welcomes you. Named by EnRoute Magazine as one of Canada’s top 10 Bars & Patios, enjoy good cheer and wonderful locally-produced food and drink, in an idyllic location in Port Williams, Nova Scotia.

The Port Pub and Bistro, situated on the banks of the Cornwallis River, is one of the first gastropubs in Nova Scotia. The Pub was purposefully designed and built as a gastropub by local tradesmen and showcases a unique architectural design. You can enjoy beautiful Annapolis Valley views from both within the pub or outside on our waterside deck.

Your food is prepared in our kitchen from local produce within season. We feature our own micro-brewed beers produced on site and an adventurous drink selection.

The Port Pub Bistro Website

Experience #3 | 3.8km From the Inn
Planters Ridge Winery.


Planters Ridge is an artisanal winery housed in a newly renovated 150 year-old timber frame barn that combines historical features with some modern flourishes.

We welcome connoisseurs and new wine drinkers alike to experience the beauty of the Annapolis Valley from our stunning vantage point in Port Williams. Enjoy eagle watching from our fabulous patio surrounded by vines or nestle into a chair beside the fireplace in our tasting room, while embracing a slower pace of life with a taste of truly great Nova Scotian wine.

Portfolio tastings available year-round and customized tours by appointment only.
We invite you to taste the tradition and passion in every bottle.

Planters Ridge Winery Website

Experience #4 | 2.2km From the Inn
Foxhill Cheesehouse.


A family tradition of fine dairy products.Fox Hill Farm, a sixth generation family farm nestled in the lush fields of the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, is home to Fox Hill Cheese House. We plant the seed, grow the grass, milk our Holstein and Jersey cows, and use the finest, freshest quality milk in our own processing facility. Fox Hill Cheese House produces many varieties of savoury cheese, natural yogurt, luscious gelato, and pasteurized non-homogenized milk in glass bottles.

Come visit year-round and watch the process unfold on cheese making day, sample our delicious products, enjoy the panoramic view from our timber frame deck, read the history of Fox Hill Farm, and about the dairy industry on your self guided tour.

Fox Hill Cheese house. From seed to grass to milk to cheese to you.

Fox Hill Cheese House Website

Experience #5 | 2.1km From the Inn
Barrelling Tide Distillery.


At Barrelling Tide Distillery, we believe good things take time; and quality will forever come before quantity. All of our spirits will be hand crafted in small batches on-site.

We distill all of our products in small batches, so we can closely monitor them.

We currently have Tide Vodka, Tide Gin, Tidal Run and 3 different fruit liqueurs!

Barrelling Tide Distillery Website

Experience #6 | 900m From the Inn
Prescott House Museum.


Come calling at “Acacia Grove”, an elegant Georgian house in the picturesque Annapolis Valley. Here, horticulturalist Charles Prescott cultivated Nova Scotia’s apple industry from 1811 to 1859.

Discover how his great grand daughter, Mary Allison Prescott, rescued the derelict building in the 1930s to recreate a gracious home. See family portraits, antique furnishings and Miss Prescott’s collections of hand-stitched samplers and tribal Oriental carpets. Delight in the garden and lush countryside surrounding this special place.

Prescott House Museum Website

Experience #7 | 2.6km From the Inn
The Noodle Guy.


Artisanal pasta and sauces made fresh daily in small batches with as many local ingredients and as much love as possible!

Planters’ Barracks Country Inn

1464 Starrs Point Rd.
Port Williams, NS B0P 1T0
(902) 697-3303