MacDonald Farm


The MacDonald Farm in Lower Newcastle overlooks the Miramichi River and is situated in a beautiful pastoral setting. To discover its secrets and appreciate the charming scenery, visitors can follow a winding trail that leads to the historic homestead.

Located on Route 11, 13 km (8 mi.) north of the City of Miramichi, the site tells the story of early Scottish settler Alexander MacDonald, his family and the way of life in the early 19th century.

Tour the beautiful 200 year old stone house with costumed guides, visit with the animals, ride on the horse and wagon, check out the garden. Observe the daily chores around the farm. Take time to beach comb along the beautiful shore.

Experience the old days at MacDonald Farm

Ride the horse and wagon and enjoy the scenery at MacDonald Farm, where you'll be transported to the 1820s along the Miramichi River.
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Down on the Farm – MacDonald Farm

City folk spend the day helping around the farm! Feed and pet animals; ride the horse and wagon. Gather eggs and help in the garden.

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