The Sir Andrew Macphail – Canadian Man of Letters.

Sir Andrew was an illustrious Canadian scholar born in this house in 1864. He qualified as a teacher, then as a medical doctor. He was an editor, a writer, a WW1 veteran, and a professor of Medical History at McGill University in Montreal. He was knighted in 1918.

The Homestead is open to the public July 1st – Sept 30th and by chance or appointment in the shoulder season. Please email macphailhomestead@pei.aibn.com or call 902 651-2789 to request a tour.

We host events, weddings, meeting, and seminars. Please see our Calendar for details.

Garden & grounds are often open from 9 am -5 pm, however 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 pond, a stream and walking trails.

Upcoming Events

14 May 2017

17 June 2017

24 June 2017

Tea Room

Enjoy home-made lunches using veggetables from our Garden. Meals cooked by Linda Hunter. The menu was designed by Red Seal Chef, Joel Short.

Open July, August & September from 11:30 - 3:00. (Fri- Sun)

Off season meals and tours can be arranged for groups. Please email macphailhomestead@pei.aibn.com

Guided Tours

Learn about Sir Andrew Macphail, his childhood home, family, and life in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The tour is free. (Donations gratefully accepted.)

*No tours available while lunch is being served.

Tours are available in the Shoulder Season by appointment or by chance. Please email or call 902 651-2789.

Macphail Woods

The Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project is located on the Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead. Our walks and workshops are free. Please call 651-2575 for more information, check out our great website at www.macphailwoods.org or click here for a full list of events.

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