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Grenfell Interpretation Centre
Experience the spectacular legacy of Dr. Wilfred Grenfell, featuring many exhibits.
Grenfell House Museum
Explore the historic home of Dr. Grenfell & his family. A truly amazing journey into the past.
Grenfell Handicrafts Store
Browse an extensive selection of handicrafts & souvenirs. Many items locally produced.
Hike the Tea House Hill Trail
One of Dr. Grenfell's favourite activies. The trail offers you spectacular scenery & beauty.
Grenfell Park & Dock Facility
The dock services yachts and acts as a drop-off point for tourists. A great place to relax.
Sir Grenfell, Comic Book Hero
The harrowing tale of survival in 1908 northern Newfoundland translates into comic book form.
About Tea House Hill Trail
This 20 minute walking trail provides an easy walk to the top of Tea House Hill and offers the best views of this sensitive forest area without damaging the environmental resources within.
Designed by Frederick Hann & Associates Landscape Architects in October 1994, this trail satisfies national park standards for walking trails.
There are interpretative panels and seating along the route to the top of the hill where Dr. Grenfell (and many town residents) used to walk to the scenic tea house, after a hard day of work.
A lookout is placed upon the original foundations of the old tea house. Sir Grenfell, his wife, and other colleagues are buried adjacent to this site, commemorated by memorial plaques. The trail also has three strategically placed viewing platforms overlooking the harbour, ocean and open country behind.
We suggest that you take an extra layer of clothing because the wind may make it slightly cooler at the top of the hill. Enjoy the walk!
Operated by the Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell Historical Society | A not-for-profit, registered Canadian Charity.
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