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Come discover the Trent-Severn Waterway. A National Historic Site of Canada, this gorgeous waterway stretches from the Kawartha Lakes, through Peterborough, and down into Rice Lake & Northumberland, and all the way to the endless horizon of Lake Ontario.

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Experience the Trent-Severn Waterway.

Explore Kawarthas Northumberland

Explore our trails by water or land. Sit back and sample our local food and brews. Relax and cast a line at one of our resorts. Visit a gallery or theatre — or try your hand at sampling some of Ontario's best butter tarts.

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KAWARTHAS NORTHUMBERLAND


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You couldn’t ask for a better place to enjoy entertaining theatre, art galleries, ice fishing and delicious local food. Plus, we’ve got butter tarts!

  • Discover the Trent-Severn Waterway — A National Historic Site of Canada.
  • The Butter Tart Tour — We're famous for butter tarts. With over 50 stops, you're bound to find your favourite.
  • Cycling Adventures Map Guide — Offers signed cycling routes, forested trails for some great twists and turns on your mountain bike, and a chance to cycle national and provincial trails.
  • Resorts & Spas — Find romantic weekends for two or reconnect with the whole family. 
  • Fresh, local food — Forage your own edibles or sit back and sample a local brew. Take in fine dining or visit our local markets. The culinary scene is robust — famous for an abundance of fresh ingredients and intrepid chefs.
  • Fishing —  Whether you’re a pro looking for a new hot spot to check out or a novice wanting to pick up a rod for the first time, our lakes and guides are ready year-round.
  • Theatres & Galleries — Thanks to our vibrant community of musicians, actors and fine artists, our galleries, theatres and outdoor performance spaces are full of creativity.

 

Kawarthas and Northumberland sub-regions

PETERBOROUGH & THE KAWARTHAS

PETERBOROUGH & THE KAWARTHAS

Tour the Trent Severn Waterway, visit a pioneer or canoe museum, or take in a live music festivals.

KAWARTHA LAKES

KAWARTHA LAKES

Calling all anglers, and boaters, as well as theatre lovers.

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY

Discover a world-class spa, great driving tours, galleries and theatres, trails  and specialty shopping.

Delicious fresh butter tarts.

KAWARTHAS NORTHUMBERLAND BUTTER TART TOUR

Butter tarts are a quintessential Ontario treat and we offer you the best chance to enjoy this tasty delight — so, come and start touring to your tart’s content. Use our helpful Trip Planner.

Actor Matt Gilbert with children during a production at 4th Line Theatre in Peterborough County.

Experience Arts and Culture

Kawarthas Northumberland is your ticket to performances of all kinds, whether you prefer to stage your weekend fun more theatrically or take in works of art in galleries. In fact, with so many live events offered in venues and outdoor festivals across the region, you’ll definitely need a number of encore weekend visits to take them all in.

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