Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site is located in the small fishing community of Brigus on the Newfoundland coast. It’s approximately 80 kilometres (or a roughly one-hour drive) from the provincial capital of St. John’s.

Plan to spend a few hours exploring the cottage and surrounding grounds, or set aside a day to see attractions throughout Brigus, including historic churches, museums and the waterfront. The site is open June to early September.

Getting here

Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site is located in the scenic community of Brigus, Newfoundland , approximately a one-hour drive west of St. John's. Turn right off the TransCanada highway onto Route 70. Travel approximately 18km (11 miles), turn right again at Route 60 and follow the Parks Canada signs to Brigus. Hawthorne Cottage is located at the corner of South Street and Irishtown Road in Brigus.

Hours of operation

June 1 to September 4, 2022

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Free admission for youth 17 and under

Other fees still apply.
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Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Picnic area Picnic area
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Restrooms Restrooms
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