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Turks Cove, Winterton
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Turk's Cove

Turk’s Cove is a small community between New Perlican and Winterton. It was perhaps visited by Barbary pirate ships, and got its name because the settlers called the pirates "Turks".


Sites of Interest
Boat Building Museum

Things to Do
Outside Pond Park - RV Trailer Sites
Boardwalk & Hiking Trail

Winterton Days - 2nd week in July

Winterton, once known as Scilly Cove, has headstones dating back to the 1700s. The name was changed to Winterton in 1912 to honor a former Newfoundland Prime Minister, Sir James S. Winter.

Town of Winterton
Small Craft Harbours, DFO

The Winterton Boat Building Museum celebrates the skill and ingenuity of Winteron's boat builders. The facility has full-size boats, constructed and used in the town, plus all the tools employed to build and sail them.

Winterton Trap Skiff Launch

Baccalieu Trail Tourism Association
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