Holyrood is located at the head of Conception Bay, is just a half hour drive from St. John's along the Trans Canada Highway, and 45 km from St. John's along the more leisurely route of the Admirals' Coast.
Holyrood is renowned for its scenic beauty, its beautiful harbour and marina and well kept homes. Holyrood incorporates the convenience of urban living with the traditional setting of rural Newfoundland.
Driving through the town along the Holyrood Access Road on Route 62, visitors will notice Willows Golf Course and Holy Cross Park, with its outdoor swimming pool, picnic areas and nature trails.
Driving through Holyrood, the main Beach Boardwalk area is a great opportunity to stretch your legs while admiring the beautiful scenery and nature of the Holyrood harbour.
Nature enthusiasts can explore around and within Holyrood along its rivers, and catch glimpses of moose, hare or fox and many varieties of birds depending on the season.
George's Cove Mountain, known for its cross on top of the hill, rewards the hiker with a panoramic view of Holyrood harbour.