Castle Hill National Historic Site of Canada


Step back to a time when the fate of North America hung in the balance. Image cannons and muskets blazing as British and French forces battled on the shores of Newfoundland, vying for control of the lucrative fishery. Enter Castle Hill National Historic Site, a stone fort standing sentinel over a picturesque seaside town, and explore a chapter of history that determined the fate of a continent.

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Visitor centre, gift shop, hiking/walking trails, scenic views, picnic tables, intrepretive programs, lookout/viewing point french language. Wheelchair accessible

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24 Castle Hill road , Placentia
47.2516, -53.9722 (Download GPX)
Jun 1 - Sep 4
+1 (888) 773 8888
+1 (709) 227 2401
+1 (709) 772 0284
+1 (709) 772 4734
+1 (709) 227 2452


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