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Beechville Nova Scotia

Updated on March 12, 2019
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Beechville is a small area outside Halifax. It is well know as the area where famous Beechville Lakeside recreational trail began.

What most people do not know is that the area has a strong history from the time of the black Refugees in the region.


The area is well known for its affordable residential housing. Its close proximity to Halifax and its affordable residential houses make it a choice for many people who work in Halifax. There are many houses available meaning that unlike most other areas, you do not get stressed as you look for a place to stay. You get cheap semi detached houses and there are also big executive houses of all types of designs and styles. In case you want new homes, they are also readily available.

Recreational Facilities

Beechville has several creational facilities you can enjoy. There is a great walking trail that is built along an old rail that has already been abandoned. Here you will have a great time as you walk or when you ride your bike. The area is also located close to Clayton Park where there are outdoor and indoor soccer fields, baseball, the Canada games center and many other fun games. There are also great golf courses where you can enjoy playing if you are a fan of this game. You also find an indoor pool and tennis court. There are also two outdoor playing fields made with an artificial turf, an indoor football field and a field you can enjoy playing baseball. The recreational facilities found in this area are perfect for people of all interests and ages. So, in case you are planning to visit this area with your kids, you do not have to worry because you will find fun activities for them. Even if these facilities are not found in Beechville, they are a few minutes walk or drive from the area.


Beechville does not have ample opportunities for shopping compared to most other areas around Halifax, Nova Scotia. Some of the shopping areas around include groceries, convenience stores, fast foods stores and other small stores that specialise in certain items. Most people in this area do shopping at Bayers Lake Park that is located a near the area. Others opt to shop in Halifax because it is also a short distance from Beechville.


Beechville might not have a strong transport network like other suburbs around Halifax. There are no subway systems or train. However, you can enjoy a smooth ride or drive on a bike or bus. Besides, you can take a ferry to reach any of the destinations you want to reach. The option you go for is highly determined by part of the area you live or stay. The buses in the area follow a given schedule seven days in a week. This makes the buses the most common means of commuting in the area.

Parking Facilities

The availability and cost of transport depends on the method of transport you use. There are limited parking facilities and is also expensive.



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