Delight/Islington, Heart's Desire
to Trinity Bay
Town Days - 2nd Week August
Winter Carnival - Feb. or March
Witch Hazel Hill Hiking Trail
Western Point Walking Trail
Delight/Islington is the largest and one of the most attractive
on the Trinity South Shore. According to tradition, it may have
the oldest headstone in North America. A fragment of a headstone
was found which read "154?" The fragment is on display
in St. Matthew's Anglican Church.
town has two trails, including the spectacular Witch Hazel Hiking
B& B is located in the town.
Hazel Hiking Trail
Community Park & Playground
Lady of Lourdes Shrine
to tradition, the town of Hearts Desire was named after a
pirate ship that ravaged both sides of the Atlantic until 1620.
The ship was captured by a Newfoundland skipper and brought back
home as a prize!
Shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes
Memorial Community Park has a recreation centre, picnic tables,
beautiful playground, and natural swimming area. The Shrine to
Our Lady of Lourdes is of great significance to the town. It was
built in 1989, and consists of a statue of the Blessed Virgin
Mary, St. Bernadette, and an altar. Flowers surround the Shrine
Pots Stacked for Winter