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Twillingate has 232 recorded root cellars to explore and photograph. Dr. John Satterberg published a book called Root Cellars of Twillingate.
Twillingate Island is composed of several communities including Durrell, Wild Cove, Paradise, Back Harbour, Crow Head, Little Harbour, Purcell's Harbour and Bayview. There are two islands - the north island and the south island. These islands are connected by "Tickle Bridge"
Black Duck Cove and Kettle Cove
Small communities with very low populations. Black Duck Cove is the first place you will see when you enter Twillingate Island. Kettle Cove is located on the way to Bayview and is mostly summer cabins although a few people live there.
A small fishing community on the southern island.
Another small fishing community just a few minutes north of Purcell's Harbour. Lower Little Harbour has a beautiful walking trail where you can see the Natural Arch.
An extension of Twillingate and a compilation of several communities such as Bluff Head Cove, Gillard's Cove and Manuel's Cove. South Side
The southern shore of Twillingate, where the Notre Dame Bay Memorial Hospital, Town Hall and the Fire Department are located.
One of the most densely populated portions of the town. Durrell is also home to the Durrell Museum and the famous Polar Bear exhibit
North Side / Back Harbour
The northern shore of Twillingate, home to a supermarket, pharmacy and the R&J Restaurant.
Wild Cove / Paradise
Two small communities on the way to Crow Head.
An incorporated town of about 200 residents north of Twillingate. Crow Head is home to the famous Long Point Lighthouse.