Brigus, Canada is located in Conception Bay, Newfoundland The Town of Brigus is just one hour from the capital city of St. John's and is conveniently central to most of the communities in the Conception Bay area. Come visit our many historic sites and have a stroll along our winding and narrow streets. Brigus is one of the oldest communities in North America, being founded in 1612. The town is noted for its beauty, historic sites and many stone walls all within easy access to our vacation rental accommodations. The town is rich in its history being the home of Captain Bob Bartlett, who led Admiral Peary to the North Pole. Come visit, see the beauty of our town, learn more of our history, and find out that there is truth in the statement: "There are no strangers here, only friends you have not yet met."
Depending on when you visit look out your window and watch the whales - look at the icebergs as they float by- enjoy the Blueberry Festival- Visit the Artists House made famous by Robert Kent. You will be glad you have a home away from home at our vacation rental accommodations. Rent holiday lodging directly from owners of apartments, home and condo rentals, cottages, and other vacation rental accommodations in Brigus, Newfoundland.
Visit Hawthorne Cottage home of Captain Robert A. Bartlett, the master mariner of arctic fame who has immortalized the town in the annals of history. Bartlett’s home in Brigus has been declared a National Historic site.
Walk the Historical Trails or visit The Tunnel through solid rock on the waterfront, built in 1860 under the supervision of John Hoskins, a Cornish miner, to provide a deep water berth for the Bartlett sailing ships.
Make your next vacation rentals a truly memorable experience in the historic settlement of Brigus and travel the historical trails along the Avalon Peninsula - experience the magic of the Old World on a New World vacation in Newfoundland & Labrador.
Brigus is a fishing, farming and boating community. There is an annual Blueberry Festival and historic sites to see around the town. Come and spend some time with us in the Historic seaside town of Brigus at our vacation rentals.