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UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

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The Big Apple

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TRAILS & OUTDOORS

Northumberland County Forest, Centreton

Ontario’s Outdoor DESTINATION • Experience breathtaking views on incredible four-season trails. Hike, ride, snowshoe, cross country ski or fat bike. • Try one of Ontario’s best backroads, looped and linear cycling routes. • Discover the prime places for birders and field naturalists to flock.


We’re your big backyard, brimming with fun. NorthumberlandTourism.com/outdoors

Cycle through

Incredible FISHING • Find some of the world’s best sport fishing from Bewdley to Brighton. • Catch more than 15 species of fish along our seemingly endless shores or in Lake Ontario. • See trout and salmon jumping during the fish migration at Corbett’s Dam, Port Hope.


BEACHES & PADDLING

Make a SPLASH • Sandy beaches, warm lakes and quiet rivers offer a chance to relax, have a family picnic or go for a refreshing swim. • The Lake Ontario shoreline offers beaches at Cobourg, Port Hope and Brighton’s Presqu’ile Provincial Park. • Try unique swimming spots at Rice Lake, the Crowe River, the Trent River and Little Lake public beach.


Northumberland is a water lover’s paradise. NorthumberlandTourism.com/beaches NorthumberlandTourism.com/paddling

Explore our WATERWAYS • Kayak or canoe. We have paddling routes to suit all levels – novices, families and avid enthusiasts. • Explore the Trent-Seven Waterway (TSW) and locks 8-18 located in Northumberland County. You can paddle through each lock and camp along the way for a minimal fee. (All locks have camping but Lock 18.)


EAT & DRINK

An Abundance of CHOICE • Our restaurants, cafés and specialty food shops serve local ingredients. • Get our free 65 Farm Fresh Destinations map guide at ProudlyNorthumberland.ca to find the best farm fresh produce and products. • Discover Ontario’s Apple Route on County Rd. 2, between Port Hope and Brighton (NorthumberlandTourism.com/FallDrive).


Sample all that’s proudly Northumberland. NorthumberlandTourism.com/savour

Self-Guided Tours for FOODIES • Try our self-guided Cheers Tour with 30 local varieties of ale, stout and hard cider. (NorthumberlandTourism.com/cheers) • Get sweet on the Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour featuring 50 great spots. (buttertart.ca)


ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Westben, Concerts at

Up Close for ENTERTAINMENT • Experience exceptional musical performances in a timber frame barn at Westben. The Westben Centre for Connection & Creativity also offers performances at the Clock Tower in Campbellford. • Get a front row seat at Capitol Theatre in Port Hope, or take in Brighton Barn Theatre. • Attend the popular Vintage Film Festival hosted by Cobourg and Port Hope. It’s held every October.


Get in tune with our arts culture. NorthumberlandTourism.com/arts

Take in Our ATTRACTIONS • Visit the 19th Century home of Marie Dressler, the first female vaudeville comedienne to receive an Academy Award. • Visit The Art Gallery of Northumberland in the West Wing of Cobourg’s historic Victoria Hall. • Take part in the self-guided Northumberland Studio Tour in the fall featuring potters, painters, glass artists, and more.


HERITAGE

Victoria Hall, Cobourg

Northumberland is TIMELESS • See the past live on through amazing architecture, museums, country churches and early settlements. • Take a self-guided tour of important national and provincial historic sites. • Ride the Roseneath Carousel – one of the oldest merry-go-rounds in North America.


Immerse yourself in local history and culture. NorthumberlandTourism.com/heritage

Where Life & CULTURE MIX • In Cobourg, tour the magnificent Victoria Hall, a provincial landmark. • Visit Port Hope and stroll down Ontario’s best-preserved main street. • Attend a memorable Ojibway Pow Wow at Alderville First Nation reserve.


WELLNESS & SPA

Whispering Springs Wilderness Retreat, Try tai chi at

Recharge in the HILLS & FORESTS • Sleep under the stars in a luxurious safari tent at Whispering Springs Wilderness Retreat. • Harmony Dawn Retreat offers healing therapies along with delicious vegetarian cuisine. • Try guided experiences in natural settings with Sally Staples Transformational Nature Connection.


Breathe in and out in a unique, natural setting. NorthumberlandTourism.com/wellness

Indulge, Relax & GET COMFORTABLE • Take time out at Ste. Anne’s Spa, Canada’s acclaimed, world-class retreat near Grafton. • Indulge in eastern spa treatments at Northumberland Heights Wellness Retreat and Spa – or try a caviar indulgence facial. • Discover Fieldstone Spa, with organic, day spa treatments in a beautiful 1800’s farmhouse.


SHOPPING

Metaphor Home,

The Art of BROWSING • Take your time looking for affordable treasures in antique stores, local galleries and boutiques. • Discover distinctive furniture, folk art, fine art, vintage collectibles, jewelry, china, books or textiles. • Many of our towns and villages offer shops in buildings with architectural significance.


Explore specialty shops and roadside markets. NorthumberlandTourism.com/shopping

Made in NORTHUMBERLAND • See crafts and gifts being made and meet the artists and artisans who live and work here. • Find a handcrafted keepsake – from hot glass creations to original recipe candles and soaps. • Studio tours also provide an opportunity to visit the homes of local artists and purchase their creations.


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Polar Bear Winter Festival Campbellford • VisitTrentHills.ca

Northumberland Film Festival Cobourg • NorthumberlandFilm.ca/festival

Family Day Festivities

County-wide • NorthumberlandTourism.com/family

Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival WarkworthMapleSyrupFestival.ca

Waterfowl Weekend

Presqu’ile Prov. Park, Brighton • FriendsOfPresquile.on.ca

Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny River race • Port Hope • FloatYourFanny.ca

Midnight Madness (Fishing Opener)

Hastings Bridge (only fishing bridge in Ontario) • VisitTrentHills.ca

Apple Blossom Tyme Festival Colborne • AppleBlossomTyme.com

Warblers & Whimbrels Weekend

Presqu’ile Prov. Park, Brighton • FriendsOfPresquile.on.ca

Warkworth Lilac Festival

Late May - early June • WarkworthLilacFestival.ca

Cobourg Highland Games

Victoria Park • CobourgHighlandGames.ca

Cobourg Waterfront Festival

Late June - early July • WaterfrontFestival.ca

Canada Day Celebrations

Various locations • NorthumberlandTourism.com/events

Art on Main

Facebook.com/BrightonArtOnMain

Chrome on the Canal

Campbellford • Motorcycle & Classic Car Show • VisitTrentHills.ca

Alderville First Nation Traditional Pow Wow Second weekend in July • Alderville.ca

Incredible Edibles Festival

Campbellford • IncredibleEdiblesFestival.com

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Campbellford/Seymour Agricultural Fair CampbellfordFair.ca

Cobourg Sandcastle Festival ExperienceCobourg.ca

Port Hope Farmers’ Market Art Festival

PortHope.ca/en/ResidentServices/Farmers_Market_Art_Festival

Hastings Waterfront Festival HastingsFestival.ca

Northumberland Ribfest

Cobourg • NorthumberlandRibfest.ca

Warkworth Eat in the Park

Local delicacies, live music • Mill Creek Park • Warkworth.ca

Apple Country Jamboree

Live country music • Colborne • AppleCountryJamboree.ca

Warkworth, Port Hope & Roseneath Fairs NorthumberlandTourism.com/events

Northumberland Hills Studio Tour

Various locations • NorthumberlandStudioTour.ca

Brighton Applefest

Street fair, parade & entertainment • Brighton.ca

Cultivate Food Festival Port Hope • CultivateFestival.ca

Port Hope House Tour

Sat. before Thanksgiving weekend • Various locations

Vintage Film Festival

Port Hope & Cobourg • VintageFilmFestival.ca

Christmas at Presqu’ile

Juried arts & crafts sale • Brighton • FriendsOfPresquile.on.ca

Perfect Pie Contest

Judging & pie auction • Warkworth • Warkworth.ca

Harvest of Christmas Delights

Artist-created gifts • Welcome • 905-753-2196

Christmas Light Displays

Various locations • NorthumberlandTourism.com/events

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Various locations • NorthumberlandTourism.com/events Various locations • Warkworth.ca

Cobourg First Night

New Year’s Eve family fun • ExperienceCobourg.ca

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5316 County Rd. 28, Port Hope, L1A 3V6 905-885-9250 • hermas.ca Experience this gourmet emporium for foodies with cooking demonstrations and tastings. Shop for decorative and personal gifts.

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Art Gallery of Northumberland 55 King St. W., Cobourg • 905 372-0333 ArtGalleryOfNorthumberland.com Experience featured exhibits and permanent collections.

Westben 6698 County Rd. 30 N., Campbellford 877-883-5777 • westben.ca Discover world-class performances in this unique barn theatre that seats 400 people. Picnic or relax before a show.

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Aron Theatre Co-operative 54 Bridge St. E., Campbellford • 705-653-3390 • AronTheatre.com Treat yourself to movies and special events at this gem of a theatre.

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51 King St E., Colborne • 905-355-1798 • thecolborneartgallery.ca Discover an artists’ co-operative of photographers, painters, sculptors, printmakers, fibre and mixed media artists and makers of fine craft.

96 Young St, Brighton • 613-475-2144 • brightonbarntheatre.ca Enjoy a variety of theatre and music performances in the Proctor-Simpson Barn, which was originally built in the 1880s.

Brighton Speedway* 775 County Rd. 64, Brighton • 866-681-1102 • BrightonSpeedway.com Watch diverse races on this dirt track including karts, stock cars, vans and school buses. Races are held each Saturday and some other weekend days.

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Dorothy’s House Museum* 3632 Ganaraska Rd., Garden Hill • 905-885-2981 PortHopeHistorical.ca/museum.htm Step back into the mid-1800s through the museum’s many features.

Marie Dressler Museum* 212 King St. W., Cobourg • 647-638-3025 • DresslerMuseum.com Experience the life and times of Academy Award winner Marie Dressler.

Victoria Hall 55 King St. W., Cobourg • 888-262-6874 CobourgHistory.ca/Architecture/Victoria-Hall Visit this 1860 National Historic Site featuring the James Cockburn room, Old Bailey Courtroom and the Concert Hall.

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Durham & Orr Sts. Cobourg • 905-373-7222 • CobourgMuseum.ca Tour rotating local history exhibits in the mysterious old “barracks” and 1860s cottage. View the small-scale operating railway. 11696 Line Rd. 2, Alderville • 905-352-2011 • alderville.ca Visit this community rich in Ojibway culture including the annual Pow Wow, drum social, and boating regatta.

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Roseneath Carousel* 9109 County Rd. 45, Roseneath • 905-352-3778 • RoseneathCarousel.com Ride this antique heritage designated 1906 C.W. Parker carousel with 40 basswood horses and 2 boats.

Toonie Monument 51 Grand Rd., Campbellford (Old Mill Park) 705-653-1551 • 1-888-653-1556 Pose in front of Canada’s biggest toonie with the Trent River as a backdrop.

Villa Conti Oak Heights Estate Winery

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Centre & Main Chocolate

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Curles Sugar Shack*

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Church-Key Brewing

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World’s Finest Chocolate Outlet Store

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39 Main St., Brighton • 613-475-0644 • facebook.com/presquilelanes Have some fun at Ontario’s oldest wooden bowling lanes, offering a unique 5 Pin set up. “Glow Bowl” to 70s music in the dark.

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13 Main St., Brighton 613-475-4366 • EndOfTheThread.com Enjoy an espresso while sitting among eclectic antiques, vintage items and more.

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213 Second St., Cobourg • 888-811-0003 • NorthumberlandPlayers.ca Be entertained by the Northumberland Players in this heritage brick firehall.

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AH! Warkworth* 35 Church St., Warkworth • 705-925-4450 • ahcentre.ca Enjoy arts and heritage exhibitions, as well as engaging learning experiences for all ages at Ah! Arts and Heritage Centre, located within a transformed Trent Hills municipal heritage building.

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Proctor House Museum* 96 Young St., Brighton • 613-475-2144 • ProctorHouseMuseum.ca Tour a mid-1800s house showcasing local and family history, including a resident ghost.

Proctor-Simpson Barn* 96 Young St., Brighton • 613-475-2144 ProctorHouseMuseum.ca/barn.html Located in Proctor Park, next door to the Museum, Proctor-Simpson barn is a piece of rural heritage. In 1999, it was moved from the original Simpson farm and restored for public enjoyment.

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7760 County Rd. 2, Cobourg • 905-373-4578 BurnhamFamilyFarmMarket.ca Treat yourself to homegrown fruits, vegetables and fresh-baked goods. Explore the corn maze, available August - October 31st.

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13854 County Rd. 2, Colborne • 905-269-4402 OldMillAlpacas.wordpress.com Visit this working farm with champion bloodlines. Mini mill on site for processing harvest of luxurious alpaca fleeces into products sold in the store.

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3517 Rowe Rd., Cobourg 905-269-1403 • headwatersfarm.ca Live the true ‘farm to table’ experience. Together with Headwaters guides, you harvest, clean and prepare ingredients, create a menu and experiment with recipes.

Burnham Family Farm Market*

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55 Mill St. S., Port Hope 905-885-4637 • OlympusBurger.ca Taste one of the “10 Best Burgers in the Nation” as selected by Canadian Living magazine – also featured on the Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here.

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1768 Percy St., Castleton • 905 344-7341 Stop into one of the longest, continually-run general stores in Canada (circa 1850). Get ice cream scooped from one of the original counters.

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2 Mill St., Warkworth 705-924-9173 • FranticFarms.com Pause and smile as you take in functional porcelain pottery and blown glass, all alive with colour.

2141 Theatre Rd. S., Cobourg • 905-434-8233 • PortHopeDriveIn.com Capture nostalgia at one of Canada’s oldest, operating drive-in theatres, built in 1947.

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24 John St., Port Hope • 905-396-7758 MercuryChocolates.com Try world-class chocolates, coffee beans and Northumberland’s only authentic “spun onsite” gelato by Red Seal Chef Darren Johns. Now featuring sicilian cannolis.

628 Ontario St., Cobourg • 905-372-0707 SprucewoodCookies.com Taste “Canada’s Best Shortbread”. Savoury and sweet flavours, gift baskets and bakery tours.

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2 Queen St., Port Hope • 905-885-8303 • DreamersCafe.ca Indulge in the famous “Crazy Cookie”. Try tasty croissants, paninis and breakfast cuisine. Shop for unique foods, artwork and gifts.

7380 County Rd. 2, Cobourg • 905-377-7437 facebook.com/BettysPiesAndTarts Take home the region’s multiple award-winning butter tarts.

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23 Main St., Warkworth 866-243-3592 • CheekyBee.com Original handmade 100% pure Canadian beeswax candles. Come by and see a remarkable collection of handmade fine crafts and original art from across North America.

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3197 1 Line East, Harcourt • NorthumberlandTourism.com/paddling Take a meandering paddle through one of the largest remaining wetlands in southeastern Ontario.

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760 Conc. Rd. 2 W., Warkworth • TheBranchRanch.ca Make something beautiful and functional guided by “Madame Twig”. See the workshop schedule online or special, public Farmsale dates.

20 Queen St., Port Hope • 800-434-5092 • CapitolTheatre.com See live theatre, films, concerts and more at this historic venue – and Ontario’s only “atmospheric theatre”.

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15 Trent Dr., Campbellford • NorthumberlandTourism.com/paddling Paddle through the double flight locks along this world-famous route.

328 Presqu’ile Parkway, Brighton • 613-475-4324 • OntarioParks.com Swim with family and friends at this 2.5-km. sandy beach.

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17 Charles St., Cobourg • 888-262-6874 • ExperienceCobourg.ca Rest at this full-service marina, one block from town and next to a white sandy beach.

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328 Presqu’ile Parkway, Brighton 613-475-4324 • OntarioParks.com Visit a migration hotspot for 336 species of birds, Ontario’s second oldest operational lighthouse, and an accessible marsh boardwalk.

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2762 County Rd. 28, Port Hope • 905-885-7516 PrimitiveDesignsCanada.com Come for a wonderful shopping adventure, browsing through the 3000-sq.-ft. gallery of unusual, exotic crafts and art from around the world. View giant sculptures made from recycled autoparts.

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197 Queen St., Campbellford • 705 772-1020 • CampbellfordPaddle.ca Rent or buy SUPs, kayaks or canoes. Take lessons from World Paddle Association certified instructors. Beginners are welcome.

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90 King St. W., Cobourg • 289-252-2090 • GreenCanoeOutfitters.ca Plan your next adventure with clothing, footwear and equipment for travel and adventure. Kayak and SUP sales and rentals.

County Rd. 64, Brighton • 613-475-1162 • Brighton.ca Enjoy this noted birding sanctuary. View from the platform. To enter get a permit from the Municipality of Brighton nearby.

15 Trent Dr., Campbellford • 888-653-1556 NorthumberlandTourism.com/bridge Feel the thrill of being suspended above the Gorge. This is a Trans Canada Trail highlight.

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Cedar Dr., Hastings • 866-401-3278 NorthumberlandTourism.com/GreatTrail Enjoy Northumberland’s portion of this national trail, especially the thrill of crossing the Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge.

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90 Mill St., Port Hope • 888-767-8467 • VisitPortHope.ca Enjoy the sandy shores of Lake Ontario. Take in the east and west beaches, or hike along the Waterfront Trail.

1331 Pinewood School Rd., Brighton • 613-394-4829 • ltc.on.ca Enjoy up to 12 km of trails for hikers of all ages. Mountain bike on looped trails.

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474 County Rd. 8, Campbellford 705-653-3575 • FriendsOfFerris.ca At this second entrance to Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge, you’ll discover hilly drumlins and scenic bluffs.

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Nawautin Dr. S., Grafton • 905-349-2822 AlnwickHaldimand.ca/content/Nawautin-Sanctuary Discover this 5-hectare wildlife sanctuary featuring 30 species of birds, a waterfall, a covered walking bridge, and interconnected ponds.

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1166 Fifth Line, Port Hope 416-402-8144 • HauteGoat.com Shop for small batch, handmade goat milk confections, soaps and lotions. Eat at the cafe. Book a cooking class, goat shmurgle or alpaca knuffle shuffle.

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8667 Gilmour Rd., Campbellcroft 705-201-1545 • laveanne.ca Stroll through 4 acres of fields and gardens, including the Lavender Labyrinth. Get lavender products and experience special events.

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Morris Rd., Centreton • 877-319-0285 • OakRidgesTrail.org Explore more than 275 km of linear trail along the Oak Ridges Moraine.

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Beagle Club Rd., Centreton • 800-354-7050 x2303 Northumberland.ca/forest Explore multi-use trails and two accessible trails, all surrounded by the Oak Ridges Moraine and the Black Oak Savannah.

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1296 Bowmanton Rd., Roseneath • 905-352-2772 PrimRoseDonkeySanctuary.com Visit rescued and rehabilitated donkeys and other animals in their barn and in the rolling pasture.

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Laveanne Lavender Farm*

8796 County Rd. 18, Alderville 905-352-3164 • Alderville.ca Pick out local native artwork, as well as moccasins, jewellery, tote bags and wild rice.

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9636 Beavermeadow Rd., Harwood (Nature Conservancy of Canada) 1-866-281-5331 • NatureDestination.ca Hike the 4 km double-looped trail through tall grass habitat and savanna in the Rice Lake Plains.

540 Division St., Cobourg 905-373-0796 • LegacyVintage.ca Delight in times-gone-by architectural artifacts resplendent with design, materials and craftsmanship, set in a former CP railway yard.

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Grasshopper Island, Rice Lake • 905-373-8448 • IslandSpiritsRiceLake.com Stay in private, lakeside off-grid cabins or campsites for an eco-friendly experience. Mini goats and donkeys, baby lambs and more.

Hazel Bird Nature Reserve

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Harwood Fish Hatchery 6388 County Rd. 18, Harwood • 905-342-2860 Observe the process and learn about this fish hatchery that stocks millions of fish each year.

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Port Hope Town Hall, Port Hope 905-885-8776 • Ganaraska-Hiking-Trail.ca Experience over 500 km of trail, starting in Port Hope and extending through forests and sandy hills in the Oak Ridges Moraine.

5723 10th Line, Millbrook • 705-872-8286 • TrickleCreekFarms.com Ride scenic trails adjacent to the Ganaraska Forest and through rolling farmland.

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Rice Lake • 905-396-7433 • UptuitBalloons.com Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of Northumberland County’s rolling hills with a champagne toast at the end of the flight.

2 McKibbon St., Port Hope (across from the Fish Ladder) GanaraskaFishway.com • 1-888-767-8467 Experience seeing where 8,000 spawning rainbow trout make the spring run upstream, or see spawning salmon in the fall.

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8338 Gilmour Rd., Campbellcroft • 905-797-2484 facebook.com/LinwoodAcresTroutFarm Fish license-free at this year-round hatchery. Buy fillets at the store.

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10585 Cold Springs Camp Rd., Campbellcroft 905-797-2721 • GanaraskaForestCentre.ca Discover one of southern Ontario’s largest, multi-recreational forests. Explore the multi-use Ganaraska Forest Centre.

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10585 Cold Springs Camp Rd., Campbellcroft 905-797-2000 • TreeTopTrekking.com/Parks/Ganaraska Spend the day climbing and zipping through the unique and beautiful Ganaraska Forest. Beginner to expert aerial courses.

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TreeTop Trekking Ganaraska*

Great Lakes Waterfront Trail Victoria St., Port Hope • 416-943-8080 • WaterfrontTrail.org/map Follow this on-and-off-road cycling trail along the lake, passing villages and towns. Part of 1600 km of signed trails.

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Fieldstone Spa 8488 Smylie Rd., Cobourg • 905-375-9984 • fieldstonespa.com Escape to this full-service destination spa in an 1800s farm house, luxuriously designed to accommodate groups of all sizes. Take in a beautiful country view and enjoy an all-organic answer to skin care.

Harmony Dawn 800 Baxter Rd., Hastings • 705-696-2066 harmonydawnontarioretreat.com Find balance at this off-the-grid retreat surrounded by 50 pristine acres of meadows and forests without any noise or electrical buzz. Try meditation, Tai Chi Chuan, Qigong and Yin-Yang cuisine to establish a mind-body health practice.

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Northumberland Heights Wellness Retreat & Spa 795 Northumberland Heights Rd., Cobourg 905-372-7500 • NorthumberlandHeights.com Enjoy wellness in the lap of luxury. Overnight pampering stays, relaxing massages, yoga, healing sessions, wholesome meals and banquets.

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Ste. Anne’s Spa & Bakery 1009 Massey Rd. & 252 Academy Hill Rd, Grafton 888-346-6772 • SteAnnes.com Escape to this internationally-renowned spa featuring equine experiences, a serenity garden and labyrinth, and a gluten-free bakery.

39 King St E., Cobourg 905-269-1614 • themarketsmor.com Stop into Cobourg’s downtown community market with organic produce, smoothies, and great food tips for home. 337 Covert Hill Rd., Warkworth 705-924-1829 • VillaConti.co Taste rustic Italian food inspired by Chef Tommaso’s rural upbringing, prepared with locally-grown ingredients and paired with a vast wine list. 50 Centre Ave., Warkworth 705-868-2068 • CentreAndMainChocolate.com Experience chocolate that celebrates a local “taste of place” both innovative and unforgettable. Winners of multiple categories in the Canadian branch of the International Chocolate Awards. 726 8th Conc. W., Campbellford • 705-653-2519 • CurlesMaple.ca Call ahead to sample maple products made onsite in the sugar shack store and visit the maple museum for a taste of history dating back to 1862. 1678 County Rd. 38, Campbellford • 1-877-314-2337 ChurchKeyBrewing.com Taste award-winning, handcrafted ales at this micro-brewery in a former 1878 Methodist Church. 61 Bridge St. E., Campbellford • 705-653-1460 • doohers.com Voted “Sweetest Bakery in Canada.” Celebrate 70 years of quality homemade baked goods made fresh daily – famous donuts, breads, pies, tarts and more. 157 Cockburn St., Campbellford 1-800-461-1957 • WorldsFinest.ca Come away with bags of mint meltaways, chocolate covered almonds, and caramel bars. 1120 County Rd. 8, Campbellford 705-653-3187 • EmpireCheese.ca Try trademark cheeses like carmelized onion, roasted garlic, hot whiskey mustard and more. Fresh curd made 6 days a week. 262 Orchard Rd., Colborne 905-355-2574 • TheBigApple.ca See the world’s biggest apple. Watch apple pies being baked, dine, and visit the cidery. 14953 County Rd 2, Brighton 613-475-4293 • cricklewood.ca Pick some apples, pumpkins or raspberries. Visit the farm market and explore two mazes. Fun for the whole family. 7 Prince Edward St., Brighton • 1-888-252-8381 MrsBsCountryCandy.com Choose from ice cream, local treats and chocolates, made without salt or preservatives.

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141 Mercer Lane, Grafton • 905-349-1009 WhisperingSprings.ca Try glamping in style at this forest hideaway featuring deluxe safari tents with king-sized beds and private ensuites. Add an invigorating yoga session in a lodge-inspired pavilion or a relaxation massage in the outdoor gazebo

73 Sally Staples Transformational Nature Connection

425 Orchard Grove Rd., Grafton 289-251-8989 • sally@sallystaples.com Connect with the natural world. Experience mindfulness through guided immersive experiences in forests and other natural settings. One-day mini-retreats and 3-day nature retreats are available in a variety of locations throughout Northumberland County.


5316 County Rd. 28, Port Hope, L1A 3V6 905-885-9250 • hermas.ca Experience this gourmet emporium for foodies with cooking demonstrations and tastings. Shop for decorative and personal gifts.

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Art Gallery of Northumberland 55 King St. W., Cobourg • 905 372-0333 ArtGalleryOfNorthumberland.com Experience featured exhibits and permanent collections.

Westben 6698 County Rd. 30 N., Campbellford 877-883-5777 • westben.ca Discover world-class performances in this unique barn theatre that seats 400 people. Picnic or relax before a show.

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Aron Theatre Co-operative 54 Bridge St. E., Campbellford • 705-653-3390 • AronTheatre.com Treat yourself to movies and special events at this gem of a theatre.

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51 King St E., Colborne • 905-355-1798 • thecolborneartgallery.ca Discover an artists’ co-operative of photographers, painters, sculptors, printmakers, fibre and mixed media artists and makers of fine craft.

96 Young St, Brighton • 613-475-2144 • brightonbarntheatre.ca Enjoy a variety of theatre and music performances in the Proctor-Simpson Barn, which was originally built in the 1880s.

Brighton Speedway* 775 County Rd. 64, Brighton • 866-681-1102 • BrightonSpeedway.com Watch diverse races on this dirt track including karts, stock cars, vans and school buses. Races are held each Saturday and some other weekend days.

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Dorothy’s House Museum* 3632 Ganaraska Rd., Garden Hill • 905-885-2981 PortHopeHistorical.ca/museum.htm Step back into the mid-1800s through the museum’s many features.

Marie Dressler Museum* 212 King St. W., Cobourg • 647-638-3025 • DresslerMuseum.com Experience the life and times of Academy Award winner Marie Dressler.

Victoria Hall 55 King St. W., Cobourg • 888-262-6874 CobourgHistory.ca/Architecture/Victoria-Hall Visit this 1860 National Historic Site featuring the James Cockburn room, Old Bailey Courtroom and the Concert Hall.

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The Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre*

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Alderville First Nation

Durham & Orr Sts. Cobourg • 905-373-7222 • CobourgMuseum.ca Tour rotating local history exhibits in the mysterious old “barracks” and 1860s cottage. View the small-scale operating railway. 11696 Line Rd. 2, Alderville • 905-352-2011 • alderville.ca Visit this community rich in Ojibway culture including the annual Pow Wow, drum social, and boating regatta.

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Roseneath Carousel* 9109 County Rd. 45, Roseneath • 905-352-3778 • RoseneathCarousel.com Ride this antique heritage designated 1906 C.W. Parker carousel with 40 basswood horses and 2 boats.

Toonie Monument 51 Grand Rd., Campbellford (Old Mill Park) 705-653-1551 • 1-888-653-1556 Pose in front of Canada’s biggest toonie with the Trent River as a backdrop.

Villa Conti Oak Heights Estate Winery

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Centre & Main Chocolate

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Curles Sugar Shack*

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Church-Key Brewing

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Dooher’s Bakery

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World’s Finest Chocolate Outlet Store

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Empire Cheese Co-operative

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The Big Apple Restaurant

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39 Main St., Brighton • 613-475-0644 • facebook.com/presquilelanes Have some fun at Ontario’s oldest wooden bowling lanes, offering a unique 5 Pin set up. “Glow Bowl” to 70s music in the dark.

Brighton Barn Theatre*

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13 Main St., Brighton 613-475-4366 • EndOfTheThread.com Enjoy an espresso while sitting among eclectic antiques, vintage items and more.

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213 Second St., Cobourg • 888-811-0003 • NorthumberlandPlayers.ca Be entertained by the Northumberland Players in this heritage brick firehall.

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AH! Warkworth* 35 Church St., Warkworth • 705-925-4450 • ahcentre.ca Enjoy arts and heritage exhibitions, as well as engaging learning experiences for all ages at Ah! Arts and Heritage Centre, located within a transformed Trent Hills municipal heritage building.

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Proctor House Museum* 96 Young St., Brighton • 613-475-2144 • ProctorHouseMuseum.ca Tour a mid-1800s house showcasing local and family history, including a resident ghost.

Proctor-Simpson Barn* 96 Young St., Brighton • 613-475-2144 ProctorHouseMuseum.ca/barn.html Located in Proctor Park, next door to the Museum, Proctor-Simpson barn is a piece of rural heritage. In 1999, it was moved from the original Simpson farm and restored for public enjoyment.

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7760 County Rd. 2, Cobourg • 905-373-4578 BurnhamFamilyFarmMarket.ca Treat yourself to homegrown fruits, vegetables and fresh-baked goods. Explore the corn maze, available August - October 31st.

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13854 County Rd. 2, Colborne • 905-269-4402 OldMillAlpacas.wordpress.com Visit this working farm with champion bloodlines. Mini mill on site for processing harvest of luxurious alpaca fleeces into products sold in the store.

Firehall Theatre

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3517 Rowe Rd., Cobourg 905-269-1403 • headwatersfarm.ca Live the true ‘farm to table’ experience. Together with Headwaters guides, you harvest, clean and prepare ingredients, create a menu and experiment with recipes.

Burnham Family Farm Market*

Trans Canada Trail

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Ferris Provincial Park

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55 Mill St. S., Port Hope 905-885-4637 • OlympusBurger.ca Taste one of the “10 Best Burgers in the Nation” as selected by Canadian Living magazine – also featured on the Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here.

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Northumberland County Forest

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Old Mill Alpacas

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1768 Percy St., Castleton • 905 344-7341 Stop into one of the longest, continually-run general stores in Canada (circa 1850). Get ice cream scooped from one of the original counters.

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2 Mill St., Warkworth 705-924-9173 • FranticFarms.com Pause and smile as you take in functional porcelain pottery and blown glass, all alive with colour.

2141 Theatre Rd. S., Cobourg • 905-434-8233 • PortHopeDriveIn.com Capture nostalgia at one of Canada’s oldest, operating drive-in theatres, built in 1947.

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24 John St., Port Hope • 905-396-7758 MercuryChocolates.com Try world-class chocolates, coffee beans and Northumberland’s only authentic “spun onsite” gelato by Red Seal Chef Darren Johns. Now featuring sicilian cannolis.

628 Ontario St., Cobourg • 905-372-0707 SprucewoodCookies.com Taste “Canada’s Best Shortbread”. Savoury and sweet flavours, gift baskets and bakery tours.

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2 Queen St., Port Hope • 905-885-8303 • DreamersCafe.ca Indulge in the famous “Crazy Cookie”. Try tasty croissants, paninis and breakfast cuisine. Shop for unique foods, artwork and gifts.

7380 County Rd. 2, Cobourg • 905-377-7437 facebook.com/BettysPiesAndTarts Take home the region’s multiple award-winning butter tarts.

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23 Main St., Warkworth 866-243-3592 • CheekyBee.com Original handmade 100% pure Canadian beeswax candles. Come by and see a remarkable collection of handmade fine crafts and original art from across North America.

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3197 1 Line East, Harcourt • NorthumberlandTourism.com/paddling Take a meandering paddle through one of the largest remaining wetlands in southeastern Ontario.

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760 Conc. Rd. 2 W., Warkworth • TheBranchRanch.ca Make something beautiful and functional guided by “Madame Twig”. See the workshop schedule online or special, public Farmsale dates.

20 Queen St., Port Hope • 800-434-5092 • CapitolTheatre.com See live theatre, films, concerts and more at this historic venue – and Ontario’s only “atmospheric theatre”.

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Headwaters Farm

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Capitol Theatre

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15 Trent Dr., Campbellford • NorthumberlandTourism.com/paddling Paddle through the double flight locks along this world-famous route.

328 Presqu’ile Parkway, Brighton • 613-475-4324 • OntarioParks.com Swim with family and friends at this 2.5-km. sandy beach.

Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge

Fieldstone Spa

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Mercury Chocolates & Gelateria

17 Charles St., Cobourg • 888-262-6874 • ExperienceCobourg.ca Rest at this full-service marina, one block from town and next to a white sandy beach.

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Mercury Chocolates

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328 Presqu’ile Parkway, Brighton 613-475-4324 • OntarioParks.com Visit a migration hotspot for 336 species of birds, Ontario’s second oldest operational lighthouse, and an accessible marsh boardwalk.

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2762 County Rd. 28, Port Hope • 905-885-7516 PrimitiveDesignsCanada.com Come for a wonderful shopping adventure, browsing through the 3000-sq.-ft. gallery of unusual, exotic crafts and art from around the world. View giant sculptures made from recycled autoparts.

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197 Queen St., Campbellford • 705 772-1020 • CampbellfordPaddle.ca Rent or buy SUPs, kayaks or canoes. Take lessons from World Paddle Association certified instructors. Beginners are welcome.

Trent River

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Primitive Designs*

The Branch Ranch*

County Road

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Dreamer’s Café

90 King St. W., Cobourg • 289-252-2090 • GreenCanoeOutfitters.ca Plan your next adventure with clothing, footwear and equipment for travel and adventure. Kayak and SUP sales and rentals.

County Rd. 64, Brighton • 613-475-1162 • Brighton.ca Enjoy this noted birding sanctuary. View from the platform. To enter get a permit from the Municipality of Brighton nearby.

15 Trent Dr., Campbellford • 888-653-1556 NorthumberlandTourism.com/bridge Feel the thrill of being suspended above the Gorge. This is a Trans Canada Trail highlight.

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Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge

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Goodrich-Loomis Conservation Area

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Cedar Dr., Hastings • 866-401-3278 NorthumberlandTourism.com/GreatTrail Enjoy Northumberland’s portion of this national trail, especially the thrill of crossing the Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge.

23 Port Hope Beach

90 Mill St., Port Hope • 888-767-8467 • VisitPortHope.ca Enjoy the sandy shores of Lake Ontario. Take in the east and west beaches, or hike along the Waterfront Trail.

1331 Pinewood School Rd., Brighton • 613-394-4829 • ltc.on.ca Enjoy up to 12 km of trails for hikers of all ages. Mountain bike on looped trails.

The Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail)

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474 County Rd. 8, Campbellford 705-653-3575 • FriendsOfFerris.ca At this second entrance to Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge, you’ll discover hilly drumlins and scenic bluffs.

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Nawautin Dr. S., Grafton • 905-349-2822 AlnwickHaldimand.ca/content/Nawautin-Sanctuary Discover this 5-hectare wildlife sanctuary featuring 30 species of birds, a waterfall, a covered walking bridge, and interconnected ponds.

McDonald Rd., Centreton • 905-436-2036 OntarioParks.com/park/PetersWoods Hike through rare old growth forest in Ontario’s Oak Ridges Moraine.

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1166 Fifth Line, Port Hope 416-402-8144 • HauteGoat.com Shop for small batch, handmade goat milk confections, soaps and lotions. Eat at the cafe. Book a cooking class, goat shmurgle or alpaca knuffle shuffle.

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8667 Gilmour Rd., Campbellcroft 705-201-1545 • laveanne.ca Stroll through 4 acres of fields and gardens, including the Lavender Labyrinth. Get lavender products and experience special events.

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Ferris Provincial Park

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Morris Rd., Centreton • 877-319-0285 • OakRidgesTrail.org Explore more than 275 km of linear trail along the Oak Ridges Moraine.

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Beagle Club Rd., Centreton • 800-354-7050 x2303 Northumberland.ca/forest Explore multi-use trails and two accessible trails, all surrounded by the Oak Ridges Moraine and the Black Oak Savannah.

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1296 Bowmanton Rd., Roseneath • 905-352-2772 PrimRoseDonkeySanctuary.com Visit rescued and rehabilitated donkeys and other animals in their barn and in the rolling pasture.

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Laveanne Lavender Farm*

8796 County Rd. 18, Alderville 905-352-3164 • Alderville.ca Pick out local native artwork, as well as moccasins, jewellery, tote bags and wild rice.

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PrimRose Donkey Sanctuary

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9636 Beavermeadow Rd., Harwood (Nature Conservancy of Canada) 1-866-281-5331 • NatureDestination.ca Hike the 4 km double-looped trail through tall grass habitat and savanna in the Rice Lake Plains.

540 Division St., Cobourg 905-373-0796 • LegacyVintage.ca Delight in times-gone-by architectural artifacts resplendent with design, materials and craftsmanship, set in a former CP railway yard.

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Grasshopper Island, Rice Lake • 905-373-8448 • IslandSpiritsRiceLake.com Stay in private, lakeside off-grid cabins or campsites for an eco-friendly experience. Mini goats and donkeys, baby lambs and more.

Hazel Bird Nature Reserve

Rose Glen Rd

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Harwood Fish Hatchery 6388 County Rd. 18, Harwood • 905-342-2860 Observe the process and learn about this fish hatchery that stocks millions of fish each year.

Ganaraska Hiking Trail

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Port Hope Town Hall, Port Hope 905-885-8776 • Ganaraska-Hiking-Trail.ca Experience over 500 km of trail, starting in Port Hope and extending through forests and sandy hills in the Oak Ridges Moraine.

5723 10th Line, Millbrook • 705-872-8286 • TrickleCreekFarms.com Ride scenic trails adjacent to the Ganaraska Forest and through rolling farmland.

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Ganaraska River Fishway (Fish Ladder)*

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Rice Lake • 905-396-7433 • UptuitBalloons.com Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of Northumberland County’s rolling hills with a champagne toast at the end of the flight.

2 McKibbon St., Port Hope (across from the Fish Ladder) GanaraskaFishway.com • 1-888-767-8467 Experience seeing where 8,000 spawning rainbow trout make the spring run upstream, or see spawning salmon in the fall.

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8338 Gilmour Rd., Campbellcroft • 905-797-2484 facebook.com/LinwoodAcresTroutFarm Fish license-free at this year-round hatchery. Buy fillets at the store.

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10585 Cold Springs Camp Rd., Campbellcroft 905-797-2721 • GanaraskaForestCentre.ca Discover one of southern Ontario’s largest, multi-recreational forests. Explore the multi-use Ganaraska Forest Centre.

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10585 Cold Springs Camp Rd., Campbellcroft 905-797-2000 • TreeTopTrekking.com/Parks/Ganaraska Spend the day climbing and zipping through the unique and beautiful Ganaraska Forest. Beginner to expert aerial courses.

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TreeTop Trekking Ganaraska*

Great Lakes Waterfront Trail Victoria St., Port Hope • 416-943-8080 • WaterfrontTrail.org/map Follow this on-and-off-road cycling trail along the lake, passing villages and towns. Part of 1600 km of signed trails.

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Fieldstone Spa 8488 Smylie Rd., Cobourg • 905-375-9984 • fieldstonespa.com Escape to this full-service destination spa in an 1800s farm house, luxuriously designed to accommodate groups of all sizes. Take in a beautiful country view and enjoy an all-organic answer to skin care.

Harmony Dawn 800 Baxter Rd., Hastings • 705-696-2066 harmonydawnontarioretreat.com Find balance at this off-the-grid retreat surrounded by 50 pristine acres of meadows and forests without any noise or electrical buzz. Try meditation, Tai Chi Chuan, Qigong and Yin-Yang cuisine to establish a mind-body health practice.

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Northumberland Heights Wellness Retreat & Spa 795 Northumberland Heights Rd., Cobourg 905-372-7500 • NorthumberlandHeights.com Enjoy wellness in the lap of luxury. Overnight pampering stays, relaxing massages, yoga, healing sessions, wholesome meals and banquets.

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Ste. Anne’s Spa & Bakery 1009 Massey Rd. & 252 Academy Hill Rd, Grafton 888-346-6772 • SteAnnes.com Escape to this internationally-renowned spa featuring equine experiences, a serenity garden and labyrinth, and a gluten-free bakery.

39 King St E., Cobourg 905-269-1614 • themarketsmor.com Stop into Cobourg’s downtown community market with organic produce, smoothies, and great food tips for home. 337 Covert Hill Rd., Warkworth 705-924-1829 • VillaConti.co Taste rustic Italian food inspired by Chef Tommaso’s rural upbringing, prepared with locally-grown ingredients and paired with a vast wine list. 50 Centre Ave., Warkworth 705-868-2068 • CentreAndMainChocolate.com Experience chocolate that celebrates a local “taste of place” both innovative and unforgettable. Winners of multiple categories in the Canadian branch of the International Chocolate Awards. 726 8th Conc. W., Campbellford • 705-653-2519 • CurlesMaple.ca Call ahead to sample maple products made onsite in the sugar shack store and visit the maple museum for a taste of history dating back to 1862. 1678 County Rd. 38, Campbellford • 1-877-314-2337 ChurchKeyBrewing.com Taste award-winning, handcrafted ales at this micro-brewery in a former 1878 Methodist Church. 61 Bridge St. E., Campbellford • 705-653-1460 • doohers.com Voted “Sweetest Bakery in Canada.” Celebrate 70 years of quality homemade baked goods made fresh daily – famous donuts, breads, pies, tarts and more. 157 Cockburn St., Campbellford 1-800-461-1957 • WorldsFinest.ca Come away with bags of mint meltaways, chocolate covered almonds, and caramel bars. 1120 County Rd. 8, Campbellford 705-653-3187 • EmpireCheese.ca Try trademark cheeses like carmelized onion, roasted garlic, hot whiskey mustard and more. Fresh curd made 6 days a week. 262 Orchard Rd., Colborne 905-355-2574 • TheBigApple.ca See the world’s biggest apple. Watch apple pies being baked, dine, and visit the cidery. 14953 County Rd 2, Brighton 613-475-4293 • cricklewood.ca Pick some apples, pumpkins or raspberries. Visit the farm market and explore two mazes. Fun for the whole family. 7 Prince Edward St., Brighton • 1-888-252-8381 MrsBsCountryCandy.com Choose from ice cream, local treats and chocolates, made without salt or preservatives.

72 Whispering Springs Wilderness Retreat

141 Mercer Lane, Grafton • 905-349-1009 WhisperingSprings.ca Try glamping in style at this forest hideaway featuring deluxe safari tents with king-sized beds and private ensuites. Add an invigorating yoga session in a lodge-inspired pavilion or a relaxation massage in the outdoor gazebo

73 Sally Staples Transformational Nature Connection

425 Orchard Grove Rd., Grafton 289-251-8989 • sally@sallystaples.com Connect with the natural world. Experience mindfulness through guided immersive experiences in forests and other natural settings. One-day mini-retreats and 3-day nature retreats are available in a variety of locations throughout Northumberland County.


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