top of page
Rocky coastline with wild grasses and bright cloudy sky

Local Amenities

Brier Island Lodge is located in the quaint village of Westport, offering much more than beautiful scenery.

Welcome to Westport

The village of Westport, Nova Scotia is the only community on Brier Island. First settled in 1769, Westport is a traditional working fishing village and has always made it's fortunes from the sea which surrounds it. With a current population of over 200 permanent residents, most who make their living fishing, Westport stands as a prime example of the industrious and friendly nature of the Nova Scotian people.


We invite you to become a part of our community, whether for a day or a lifetime. Welcome to Westport!

Brier Island Lighthouse with sunset in the background
School Street Market store - white building with yellow trim

Off-site Shopping

Many services are available in the village including a general store with gas pumps, gifts shops, two churches, fish processing plant, fire department, elementary school, library, post office and a small laundromat.

For convenience items, the School Street Market is located in Freeport. This is also a great place to get take-out pizza.

bottom of page