“R” FARM provides opportunities to rest, reflect, refresh, rejuvenate…whatever “R” you need.
Enjoy our roadside,self-serve stand with fresh, free-range, brown eggs and raw honey and U Pick gardens which offer chemical free kale,swiss chard, herbs, beans etc. Make use of the shelter and shaded picnic areas. “R” FARM has trails along the Wilmot Creek and around our ponds.
Canada’s rich military history is showcased through artifacts, personal stories, artwork, photos and interactive presentations. Tour the extensive permanent exhibitions and expand your knowledge of the conflicts that shaped Canada, Canadians and the world. Rest and reflect in Memorial Hall. Discover the Museum’s fascinating architectural theme. And chat with a veteran to let history come alive.
The Front of Yonge Township Office is in a historic rural community at the heart of the 1000 Islands region. Our area offers easy access to the Waterfront Trails, as well as a national park and provincial park.
With a nearby historical building and restaurant, the Township Office is a great place to rest. When the office is open, we offer washroom facilities and water refills. We do have a first aid kit on site and sell maps. During the summer months, a canopy is erected sheltering the public park benches.
Visit our website to learn about our local attractions and community events.
Office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 4:30. The office is typically closed on Wednesdays during July and August.
A Jewel in Canada’s Crown – One of Our Country’s Forgotten Treasures. We welcome you to visit one of the best examples of Georgian architecture in Eastern Ontario, Canada.
Un joyaux à la couronne du Canada – Un des trésors oubliés de notre pays! Bienvenue, nous vous invitons à visiter un des meilleurs exemples d’architecture de style georgien dans l’est ontarien.
- PLEASE NOTE – The Macdonell-Williamson House will be open weekends during July and August: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Picnic table and rest area available, as is a tap with drinkable water for water bottle refills. Access to washrooms when open.
Located in the picturesque rolling hills of the Caledon countryside and only minutes from the Caledon Trailway (Trans Canada Trail), Albion Hills Conservation Area and the Palgrave Forest & Wildlife Area. Plant Paradise Country Gardens is a solar powered, 24 acre, award winning botanical garden & organic perennial nursery. Come visit and explore the lush botanical display gardens of continuous bloom. At this destination garden centre and organic perennial nursery you will also discover unique home & garden gifts and beautiful perennials. Plant Paradise Country Gardens is a “Certified Wildlife Habitat” from the Canadian Wildlife Federation. As avid cyclists, we can assist with local cycling information, healthy restaurants in the area and basic bike repair.
Six Nations Tourism offers a beautiful bike stop, located on the largest stand of Carolinian Forest in Canada, this rest area will have you refreshed for the next kms in your bike ride. While you’re here park your bike in our bike rack, refill your bottles with cool water and ask us more about our community, sites, events and learn the history of the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation. #SeeSixNations
The Victoria Park Community Centre (VPCC) is considered the hub of recreation in the town of Ingersoll. It is centrally located and close to cycling paths, trails and roadways. For the cycling enthusiast, VPCC is air-conditioned for riders to cool down, offers day use of showers/changerooms, washrooms, and access to cycling maps/routes/area attractions and amenities. A water bottle station is on site to replenish and refill along with a bike lock up area. Friendly, knowledgeable staff are available to answer questions and offer support.
Located beside the UNESCO World Heritage Site Rideau Canal, Victoria Park Marina and Visitor Centre is a perfect place to take a break and see the sights of Smiths Falls. Relax in the shade, enjoy a picnic, or watch the boats go through the locks. Kids and families will love the shaded picnic tables, play structure and swings. The Visitor Centre offers secure, covered bike storage and is a short walk to the shops and restaurants of downtown Smiths Falls. Amenities offered include washrooms, showers, laundry machines, high-speed internet, first aid kit, and bike repair supplies. We are also located a 5-minute walk from the Murphy Park Waterfront swimming area, where you will find a sandy beach, shallow and deep water swimming, as well as a water trampoline. There is a small store offering snacks, drinks, and souvenirs. Our knowledgeable staff can help you find what you need in Smiths Falls and can supply you with information about restaurants and other attractions in the area.
Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Norfolk County, along the Waterford Heritage Trail, our section of the Trans Canada Trail, just 15 minutes south of Hwy 403 near Brantford, Canada’s newest horticultural playground represents 18 acres of landscaped romantic renaissance gardens, 4 km of walking trails, and the largest privately owned rare conifer collection in North America. Several formal statuary, themed gardens and informal water features complete with cascades, waterfalls, a babbling brook and Canada’s only all stone musical fountain amphitheatre. Cyclists will enjoy our hospitality as we offer a secure daytime bike lock-up area, rest areas, water, beverages and local healthy snacks, and local cycling/tourism information. Guests may purchase rare and ornamental treasures at our Garden Centre. GPS: 42º 59’ 55.95” N, 80º 17’ 50.32” W Join us on FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/Whistling.Gardens TWITTER:http://twitter.com/#!/WhistlingG Located in Norfolk County “Ontario’s Garden”