About Us

Visit Grates Cove Studios 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 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. A two-hour drive from the city of St. John’s, Grates Cove Studios are open year round.

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    YOUR HOSTS

    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…..

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    Week and Weekend Getaways

    Come for one of our unique weekend packages and enjoy co-owner Artist Terrence Howell’s fine woodcraft and artwork. Visit our restaurant, which offers home cooked….

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    Events

    The Old School House can also be booked for small events. Courtney and Terrence will work with you to organize your intimate wedding, small conference and family reunions. The original stage has a….

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    Restaurant

    Dine on a fusion of Newfoundland Cajun home cooking in the Old School House; savour delicious pulled pork sandwiches on toutons or traditional Louisiana gumbo created with ….

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    PACKAGES

    Check our website and Facebook page for information about our unique package/retreats. We also offer individual packages suited to your …

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    GRATES COVE STUDIOS SHOP

    The Shop features Co-owner Terrence Howell’s finely crafted wood products. Visitors are also welcomed into Terrence’s studio to view his current artwork in progress….

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Our Testimonials

A splendid meal after a fabulous hike! A breathtaking view along with seeing the...

Marion, Brenda and Laura, St. John’s and Mount Pearl

What a gem! We’re so happy we came upon this place. Lunch was delicious. ...

Dana and Roy, Ottawa

First time in Grates Cove, Newfoundland! Had the loveliest, most memorable, and...

Melody, Jonathan, Jerry and Cathy So, New Jersey, USA

Whale watching, bread pudding- long weekend delight!

Kari Short

A diamond in the rough and rugged coast of the Northern Avalon, Grates Cove Stud...

Angela Janes, Toronto

A marvelous experience. A must-see experience for everyone.

- L&D Wentrell Gander, NL

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