Elliston is located on the tip of the Bonavista Peninsula known for whale watching, bird watching and a sandy beach. In 2000, the town of Elliston declared itself the “Root Cellar Capital of the World.” Though efforts of the town and Memorial University of Newfoundland, Elliston has been able to research, document and save a huge number of root cellars that were once used to store vegtables and other food goods from freezing in the winter or spoiling in the summer. As well, root cellars were used to store alcoholic beverages and were a large part of life in the area.
Admission: $4.00 Adult, $2.00 Children, Free ages 6 and under.
Special Events include the Bird Island Puffin Festival from July 18th-22nd, 2007
Gift Shop Onsite
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Elliston Root Cellars
58-62 Main Street
Elliston, NL A0C 1N0