Discover what awaits you at Grates Cove Studios.

About our little Studio on the Edge of the World

Grates Cove Studios is a place where you can eat, explore and create in the beautiful, rugged coastal landscapes of Newfoundland’s historic Grates Cove and the scenic Baccalieu Trail. Stay overnight in one of the two three-bedroom vacation homes offering stunning views of icebergs, whales, and the Baccalieu Island Ecological Reserve.

Located on the Baccalieu Trail at the most northerly point of the Avalon Peninsula, the town of Grates Cove is a national historic site boasting hiking trails, dry stone rock walls and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Grates Cove Studios are a home away from home for artists, writers, and travelers alike. Just a scenic two-hour drive from the city of St. John’s, and open year round. Come and see what awaits you in Grates Cove!

Your Hosts Courtney and Terrence Howell

Courtney and Terrence on the Rocks.

Grates Cove Studios is owned and operated by Artist/Designer Terrence Howell and Courtney Howell, Newfoundland and South Louisiana natives, who met in, traveled around and ate their way through South Korea. In 2009, they pitched their family in the historic site of Grates Cove, the birthplace of Terrence's father, grandmother and many ancestors.

Soon after, they bought the old school house in Grates Cove and in 2011 started Grates Cove Studios.

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Upcoming Events

Port of Call - Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Saturday, November 5th Music, Food and Film Festival featuring Skip by Jenina MacGilivary, Katie Baggs and more!

From our Blog

Fall & Winter: We’re Open!

By Courtney | October 17, 2016 | 1 Comment

FALL & WINTER AT GRATES COVE STUDIOS We are entering a more creative time at Grates Cove Studios. This is…


Mini Music Food and Film Festival

By Courtney | July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mini Music Food and Film Festival featuring Skip by Jenina MacGilivary, Katie Baggs and more! More details coming soon! Reseravations


Port of Call

By Courtney | July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Port of Call: December 10th, 2016 More info coming soon!   Reseravations


Poets and Pickers

By Courtney | July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Join us for a exciting night of music with Poets and Pickers! Featuring Eran Aucion, Rea, Selina Boland, and host…


Surprise Iceberg in the Grates

By Courtney | July 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

What a surprise at the end of this Sunday. This iceberg seems to have appeared out of the fog. Hope…


Vey and Reynolds

By Courtney | July 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Grates Cove Studios are excited to have Vey and Reynolds play for us in September, you can learn more about…


Sherry Ryan

By Courtney | June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. John’s Sherry Ryan was raised on a land fertile for songs and storytelling.  She has proven herself a gifted…


Boyd Chubbs

By Courtney | June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Grates Cove Studios is hosting a concert featuring Boyd Chubbs — a talented poet, guitarist, and visual artist. It is sure to…


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