Filming in PEI and Spots to see when travel is once more possible

Agatha Krzewinski

Canadian travel is more popular than ever before. Here are some of the most stunning PEI filming locations and popular tourist attractions to visit on your next trip.

Dalvay by the Sea
16 cottage crescent, Dalvay, PE C0A 1P0

 

This magnificent 19th century hotel was used in the opening of Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel, where Anne first meets the handsome Morgan Harris, as well as in the opening of Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning. For more info check out https://www.anneofgreengables.com/blog/introducing-the-real-white-sands-hotel-dalvay-by-the-sea

Seacow Head Lighthouse
Lighthouse Road, Bedeque, PE C0B 1C0
 

One of the most picturesque beacons in Canada, the Seacow Head lighthouse has appeared in the opening of Anne of Green Gables: A New beginning, as well as in episodes of Road to Avonlea. Filming took place at the actual light house as well as the replica in Uxbridge. For more info check out https://www.roadtoavonlea.com/blog-posts/creating-p-e-i

New London Lighthouse
821 Cape Road, Kensington, PE C0B 1M0

 

The New London Lighthouse was built in 1876 and is notable for being one of the first Maritime lighthouses with a female light keeper,Maisie Adams. The light house and the surrounding area appeared in Anne of Green Gables as a favorite meeting spot between Anne and Diana.

Cabot Beach Provincial Park
449 Malpeque Road, Lot 18, PE C0B 1P0

 

The largest park in western PEI, it features a stunning beach, sand dunes, and the historic Fanning schoolhouse built in 1794. There isan activity center featuring children’s programs, and is also the place where Kevin Sullivan filmed sequences of Anne and Diana playing by the ocean in Anne of Green Gables.

The Cliffs at Cape Tryon
Cape Tryon Road, French River, PE C0A 2B0

 

These high 35 meter cliffs are home to the cape Tryon lighthouse, a landmark that was built in 1967 to replace the old light house in 1905. It makes for one of the most mesmerizing views on the island, and is what Kevin Sullivan used in the scene of Anne and Diana facing the sea and thinking about their future, in Anne of Green Gables.

Thunder Cove
Thunder Cove Road, Lot 18, PE C0B 1M0

 

Thunder Cove is home to some of the most beautiful sand stone cliffs in the world. The ‘teacup rock’ is one of the most notable features, a stack of red sandstone that is narrow at the bottom and wide at the top.Thunder Cove Beach is seen in the opening sequences of Anne of Green Gables:The Sequel, Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story, Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning, and Spirit of Place.

Green Gables Heritage Place
8619 Cavendish Road, Cavendish, PE C0A 1M0

 

Located at L.M. Montgomery’s Cavendish National Historic Site, Green Gables Heritage Place is the house that inspired Montgomery’s depiction of Green Gables. It was originally owned by her cousins from the MacNeill family where Montgomery visited as a young girl, and where she drew upon her inspirations including the “Haunted Woods”, “Lovers’ Lane”, and “Balsam Hollow”.

For film location and travel related products check out these items from Shop At Sullivan:

 PEI Travel From Home Kit

PEI Road Trip Companion Set

Spirit of Place DVD and Film Locations Guide Set

Anne Inspired Quilt Pattern Blanket and PEI Quilt Book

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