About us

Relax... Unwind... on the Bay of Fundy

Come to Gillespie House Inn on the Bay of Fundy in picturesque Parrsboro, Nova Scotia to discover miles of hiking trails, deserted beaches, soaring sea cliffs and spectacular scenery. Visit the Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark sites, hike along the cliffs at Cape Chignecto, bike the quiet roads, visit the area museums, watch the sunset at Cape D'Or Lighthouse, attend a play or concert at Ship's Company Theatre or golf the scenic Parrsboro Golf Club.

Gillespie House Inn is an historic 4.5 star property offering 7 spacious, graciously appointed guest rooms, each with private bath. Antique furniture, hardwood floors, and comfortable beds with line dried, hand pressed cotton linens await. Our guest rooms provide a haven for escape and relaxation, we are unplugged and uncomplicated, with free WiFi your only connection to the outside world.

A hearty breakfast is served daily. The menu features fresh fruit, homemade gluten free granola and yogurt, whole grain breads and a selection of hot cooked items, fresh brewed organic fair trade coffee or a choice of teas.

Gillespie House Inn is a proud member of Inns of Nova Scotia, a network of inns located throughout Nova Scotia operated by professional innkeepers dedicated to providing our guests with memorable experiences in a relaxing, welcoming environment.

Walk about the spacious grounds and gardens and take time to view our outdoor art installations or enjoy a stroll on our nature path. Our Inn is conveniently close to the town centre, yet a world apart. Enjoy the sun on the expansive front lawn, snooze in the shade of the century old maples, or relax in the comfort of the Victorian Veranda. Our comfortable library is the perfect place for planning your next day's activities, chatting with other guests and catching up on the news.

our vision

To inspire visitors from around the globe to explore and embrace the creative vibrancy, welcoming spirit and natural wonder of the storied village of Parrsboro, along the majestic Fundy Shore.

our mission

Designing extraordinary unforgettable guest experiences infused with the richness and authenticity of Nova Scotian hospitality


Open May 1 to October 31 (open off-season by reservation only)