Cavendish Beach, PEI National Park, PE
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Cavendish Beach is located in PEI National Park and was named by ex-British officer William Winter in honour of Field Marshal Lord Frederick Cavendish a Colonel of the British army. It has 12 km of hiking and biking trails around the beach perfect to explore the area and learn from interpretive programs on beach ecology geology evolution wildlife and archaeology. The beach is equipped with lifeguards from June 27th to September 1st and has a day use park with a large parking area there are washrooms and a canteen. The east end of the beach has impressive red sandstone cliffs. The main attractions of the Cavendish area are the writer Lucy Maud Montgomerys childhood home and the famous Green Gables that inspired the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables. Montgomerys home and Green Gables can both be visited. Cavendish is home to the annual Cavendish Beach Music Festival a summer attraction that draws thousands of visitors.