The seaside Town of Pictou, known as the “Birthplace of New Scotland”, is located on the beautiful Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia. With the most developed waterfront between Halifax and Sydney, Pictou offers historic Scottish architecture, beaches, trails, museums, restaurants, shops and friendly people.
With a population of approximately 3,200, Pictou is an ideal location to raise a family and enjoy a Nova Scotian lifestyle. The town offers legal, professional, financial, government and healthcare services, and hosts numerous first class festivals and events year round.
Downtown Pictou houses a diverse and unique collection of shops and retail stores all within walking distance of convenient all day free parking.