Visit the historic estate of one of Ottawa’s founding families and spend the day enjoying one of our special events or programs, exploring the exhibitions with interactive and kid-friendly activities, or discovering the beauty of our well-preserved parkland. The museum is open during the summer on Wednesdays to Sundays, from 10 am to 5 pm.
The museum’s food service is known for both its quality and affordability. Specializing in refreshments and baked goods made from scratch and served overlooking heritage gardens, our food service is a unique addition to the site. The Tea on the Lawn is served during the summer on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, from 11 am until 4 pm, rain or shine. Because we use the freshest ingredients possible, it’s best to contact the museum at 613-247-4830 for the daily menu. **Reservations are recommended to avoid disappointment.**
Visitez le domaine historique de l’une des familles fondatrices d’Ottawa et passez une journée à profiter de nos programmes spéciaux, à explorer nos expositions remplies d’activités interactives amusantes pour les enfants et à découvrir la beauté de nos espaces verts bien préservés. Le musée est ouvert pendant l’été les mercredis aux dimanches, de 10 h à 17 h.
Les services alimentaires du domaine sont reconnus à la fois pour leur qualité et leur prix abordable. Ceux-ci se spécialisent dans les rafraîchissements et les pâtisseries maison, servis dans un espace surplombant les jardins patrimoniaux; il s’agit d’une caractéristique unique du site. Le thé sur la pelouse est servi pendant l’été les mercredis, jeudis, vendredis et dimanches de 11 h à 16 h, beau temps, mauvais temps. Puisque nous utilisons les ingrédients les plus frais possible, nous vous recommandons de communiquer avec le musée au 613 247 4830 pour vérifier le menu du jour. **Nous vous invitons également à réserver votre place pour éviter toute déception.**
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Upscale, welcoming and centrally located on Picton Bay within 4 minute car ride, 10 minute bike ride or about a 35 minute walk to downtown Picton, close to golf and a short drive to Sandbanks beaches & wineries. A great place for cycling teams and enthusiasts (we have a covered and lockable space for bicycles), couples, girls’ getaways,trade show participants, business executive and professionals, songwriters, yoga retreats. Eliken House has 2 separate and private upscale suites, where you can relax in executive comforts in a beautiful waterfront setting. A/C and wireless internet.
Suite 1 is a 2- bedroom self contained apartment with a King bed in one room and Queen bed in the other. Add to this a Y
TV lounge, full kitchen and spacious bathroom with walk-in shower.
Suite 2 ha s a King bed, kitchenette, love seat in front of a gas fireplace, table and chairs and spacious washroom with walking shower… perfect for 2 guests.
Outside, each Suite has its own patio space with BBQ
A short stroll from your door down a gentle slope leads you to our waterfront on Picton Bay.
At night, gather at the fire pit under the stars.
Note: King beds can be separated into two Twin Extra long beds. Kindly let us know at the time your booking if you need separate beds to accommodate your sleeping arrangements. Guests have full access to the Lawns, Waterfront and Fire Pit. Interaction with guests is minimal. We welcome guests on arrival and we are there if you need us or wish to chat and absent, respecting your privacy if you don’t. The only time you may see us is when we are tending to light maintenance tasks… gardening, sweeping etc.
Otherwise you have complete privacy.
Use of the fire pit, BBQ and the waterfront is at renters own risk. A waiver must be signed removing any liability from the owners as well as a covid form for public health purposes. In a Health Emergency, the main health centre is a one minute drive towards Picton. (QHC Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital – 403 Main Street East – 1 minute into town on County Road 49 ) The Fire and Police Services are about 5-10 minutes away.
We look forward to an opportunity to welcoming you to the County and our accommodations at Eliken House
Ottawa Backpackers Inn was started in 2000 by Martin Jones, who comes from a family of hostel owners. An independent hostel staffed by young travelers, we pride ourselves on being the friendliest hostel in Ottawa… you’ll feel just like you’re staying at a friend’s place.
We’re located only a 2 minute walk to Byward Market, 10 minute walk to the Art Gallery and a 15 minute walk to both the Rideau Canal and Parliament so it’s easy to explore. We also offer our guests a special OBI map which gives staff recommendations for the best places to go to in Ottawa, and gets you discounts on many of the places listed.