Glovertown Museum – The Janes House
Originally built in 1898 by Ambrose and Sarah Janes, The Janes house is one of the oldest structures in Glovertown. In addition to its unique Architecture, the museum features various exhibits that illustrates the most significant parts of Glovertown’s History. This includes fishing, boat building, as well as the spring log drive that occurred yearly.
Terra Nova National Park
Being the most easterly national park in Canada, Terra Nova National Park offers a wide range of fun activities for everyone who loves the great outdoors. Terra Nova is located next to Glovertown, and has activities for summer and winter, such as camping, hiking, canoeing, biking, kayaking, boat tours, skiing, snowshoeing and winter camping at Newman Sound.
Ken Diamond Memorial Park
Established in 1996 by the Fry Family Foundation, the Ken Diamond Memorial Park is a permanent memorial to Ken Diamond, a Glovertown businessman in the 1940s and 1950s. The park has roughly 4km of wheelchair accessible trails, and surrounds brooks, streams, and wetlands. Hilltop lookouts provide an elevated view of the park and surrounding areas.
House of Diamonds Art Centre
House of Diamonds is a unique attraction in Glovertown. The original house, built in 1937, was owned by Ken and Viola Diamond and served as their home and headquarters for their many enterprises. The property was converted in 2004 to serve the artist community in Glovertown. It consists of galleries and a gift shop, for local artists to sell their work. An adjacent warehouse was transformed into an art studio, which is home to workshops and art classes, and a residence, located upstairs for visiting artists to stay.
Splash n’ Putt
Located on the Trans-Canada Highway five minutes east from the Station Road exit, Splash n’ Putt is a family watermark which offers many activities and services for the whole family. They provide families with a one-stop entertainment complex sure to please family members young and old. Splash n’ Putt also offers a gift shop, restaurant, dairy bar, and cabins for those who want to stay longer.
The Glovertown Marina is located at the mouth of Penney’s Brook, right in the heart of Glovertown. The Marina operates from May – October. They currently offer wet berthing for approximately 40 vessels, mainly on floating docks. Free parking is available for berth holders and their guests. Garbage disposal, washrooms, shower, laundry, and free wireless internet services are all available on site. Grocery shopping, pharmacy, medical clinic, building supplies, service stations, postal services, accommodations, and churches are all very close by to the Marina.