Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site

Three young girls taking pictures from the top of the tower
Photography at Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site


Don’t forget your camera; the Tower’s commanding position makes it the perfect place to photograph Saint John’s cityscape, its harbour, and the Bay of Fundy. On a clear day, you’ll be able to see Nova Scotia; on a foggy day, you’ll have to use your imagination!


Nothing says “summer” quite like a picnic. So extend your visit to Carleton Martello Tower and stay for lunch! Just pack your picnic, select your picnic table of choice, and try to figure out why food always tastes better when eaten outdoors. Bon appétit!

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