Explore Cornwall — Winter Edition

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Explore Cornwall


Welcome to Cornwall, let the adventure begin!

Request a printed copy of this guide using the contact page on www.CornwallTourism.com

We all have a part to play in reducing the spread of COVID-19. Please follow provincial and public health guidelines. Readers are encouraged to check with businesses and attractions for the latest on operating hours and customer policies prior to visiting. Please visit www.eohu.ca for the latest information on COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines in the Cornwall region.

Questions? Text us! 613-938-4748

Winter Welcome If you’re looking for outdoor adventure, indoor fun or special seasonal experiences we’ve got you covered. From beautifully groomed trails to family friendly attractions to seasonal culinary delights, Cornwall has it all. This guide provides a brief highlight on how to safely explore Cornwall this winter. Visit www.CornwallTourism.com or call or text 613-938-4748 for more details when planning your winter escapades. The Cornwall Tourism team can help with all your questions, from parking and accommodations to food, shopping and entertainment recommendations.

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Alight at Night

Cornwall Aquatic Centre

Explore the Outdoors

Big Ben Ski Centre

Gray’s Creek Conservation Area

Guindon Park

Bundle up and begin exploring! Get outdoors with a visit to one of the many skating rinks, nature trails or tobogganing hills around the city. Or plan a visit to Big Ben Ski Centre for some downhill skiing or snowboarding activity. Whether you’re into action packed outdoor adventure or relaxing scenic winter exploration, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Cornwall.

New! Check out the skating rink and winter activities in Lamoureux Park

Casa Paolo


Let your tastebuds travel There has never been a better time to let your tastebuds do the traveling. Cornwall is home to a large variety of international food including Asian, European, Mediterranean and the Pan Americas. Explore the flavours of the world this winter and let the arrangement of spices and herbs warm your belly and soothe your soul. Escape the everyday routine and expand your taste palate with a visit to one of Cornwall’s many great restaurants. If there is one thing every culture can agree on, it’s good food makes all the difference.

Tilly’s Eatery


Edward’s Bistro


Fairy Sweet

Tiny Table

Hit the Trails

Guindon Park

Gray’s Creek Conservation Area

Cornwall and SDG Counties have hundreds of kilometers of beautifully groomed trails for whatever winter adventure you are seeking. Between Guindon Park, Lamoureux Park, Gray’s Creek Conservation Area, Cooper Marsh Conservation Area, Summerstown Trails, Glengarry Trails, the Peanut Line and the Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary, you will find a variety of amazing options for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, fat biking, snowmobiling and hiking. Many of the trails also provide rental equipment to accommodate your adventure and help you try something new.

Visit CornwallTourism.com for details on trails, equipment rentals and more.

Fat bike trails in Guindon Park

Aquatic Centre

Rush Hour Escape Rooms

Rurban Brewing

Indoor Fun for everyone Balance out the cold weather with some indoor fun. Cornwall has fun for the whole family, or an escape for just the grown ups. Challenge your family and friends to a game of laser tag, bowling, pickle ball or an escape room. Have a more relaxing and educational experience at the community library or one of the area museums. Local theatres offer a great escape while catching a movie and enjoying some popcorn and treats. Celebrate the local beverage scene with a visit to Rurban Brewing’s tap room, where you can sample ‘Cornwall Golden Lager’ only available here in Cornwall. Nativity Bowling Hall

Cornwall Public Library

Laser Ops

Take a plunge on the waterslide at the Cornwall Aquatic Centre

Winter fun Roadmap It’s a great time to explore the outdoors with winter fun all around you. There is such a variety of activities when it comes to enjoying the cooler weather that you’ll need a roadmap to explore it all. From skating to tubing to ice fishing, there is something for everyone to enjoy this winter season. Pack up the family or make a date with some friends and see just how many winter adventures you can go on this season. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Life’s Little Pleasures


Shop. Drop, Repeat From big-name retailers to unique independent shops to local custom makers, Cornwall’s shopping scene has something for everyone. Explore the selection by visiting districts such as Downtown Cornwall, Second Street East and Brookdale Avenue. Whether you’re searching for fashion, hard to find items, antiques, wellness treatments, jewellery or vintage treasures, shopping in Cornwall will satisfy all your needs.

Peek-a-Boo Toques

Fantasy Realm

Melody Music

The Kingslea

Mrs B’s Gifts and Home Decor

Discover Countryside Adventures forest skating experience, now with tubing!


The Counties by car The United SDG Counties surround the city of Cornwall and expand on the vast history, culture and flavour of the area. Take a short drive into the counties to sample the many offerings at breweries, wineries and farms. Discover regional history with a scenic drive along the Heritage Parkway and embrace local culture with visits to museums, libraries, and theatres. Embark on a Winter wonderland with a visit to Countryside Adventures, and enjoy some fun with the whole family or a romantic night skate through the forest. There is so much to see along the way you just might have to plan a couple trips to enjoy it all.

Stonehouse Vineyard

Smyth’s Orchard

Upper Canada Playhouse

St. Raphael’s Ruins


Packed with Heritage and Culture Cornwall is one of Ontario’s oldest communities, with a rich history and unique cultural flavour. There are many historical sites to visit, most of which are part of the Cornwall Historic Walking Tour, which depicts historical sites through artist rendered plaques. Artistic culture is often highlighted through events, concerts and live art as well as in the local art gallery. Learn more about the Mohawk indigenous culture with a visit to Cornwall Island, our neighbours just to the south.

Art Walk

Historic Walking Tour

Cornwall Community Museum

Cornwall Community Museum Akwesasne Pow Wow

More than Winter

Marina 200

Lamoureux Park

Summerheights Golf Links

Visiting Cornwall anytime of year is a great idea. The warmer months allow for even more outdoor adventure. Join the thousands of people that enjoy the beautiful Waterfront Trail by foot or by bike. You can hit the links at one of the many area golf courses, or spend some time on the water taking in the St. Lawrence River lifestyle or fishing the world class fishery. The fall is always gorgeous with so many trails available to enjoy the bright colours. When the sun is shining there is a patio with your name on it. Visit Cornwall in all four seasons to determine which one is your favourite.

Cycle the gorgeous Cornwall Waterfront Trail offering 40K of traffic-free paved trails. Find out more at www.CornwallTourism.com

Visit www.CornwallTourism.com for winter getaway packages and promotions.


Getting here and staying here Cornwall is located along Canada’s busiest corridor, Highway 401, roughly one hour west of Montreal and one hour southeast of Ottawa. You can access the city by car, bus, train, boat and, plane by landing in Cornwall Regional Airport or one of the international airports in Ottawa or Montreal. Cornwall accommodation partners are ready to welcome you into their safe, clean and secure buildings. With so many options you are guaranteed to find one that is just right for you.

Best Western Parkway Inn

Eastern Ontario’s most bike friendly business

Cornwall Ramada by Windham