The Sir Andrew Macphail Foundation is a non-profit organization which is dedicated to celebrating and continuing the legacy of Sir Andrew Macphail (1864-1938), as expressed in his life, his writing and his practical action to enhance the quality of rural Island life.

The Homestead is open to the public from June – October, Tuesday – Friday 10am – 5pm. Please email or call 902 651-2789 with questions.

We operate the Veranda Cafe’ at lunchtimes in peak season. July 1st – Sept 22, 2018. Tuesday – Friday 12pm – 3pm. Sunday Brunch 11am – 2pm.
Thanksgiving Dinners – Oct 7 & 8.
Christmas Dinners

The Homestead can be rented for events, weddings, meeting, and seminars.

Garden & grounds are usually open from 9 am -5 pm. The main gates are closed at 5pm – please park outside the gates if you plan to hike the woods after 5pm (we don’t want to lock you in!) Macphail Woods –Most of the homestead’s 57 hectares (140 acres) are wooded and include a stream and walking trails.