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KAWARTHAS NORTHUMBERLAND


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Just east of Toronto, this scenic part of the province offers endless outdoor activities, arts & heritage, and plenty of gastronomic delights. Kawarthas Northumberland is the perfect balance of city amenities and simple country living. 

Cool outdoor activities

  • Extensive trails to explore — Grab your snowshoes or your cross country skis and enjoy the beautiful sprawling scenery.
  • Lots of fish to catch —  With more than 350 lakes and rivers, Kawarthas Northumberland is home to some of the best multi-species fishing in all of Ontario.
  • Frozen lakes and stunning snowscapes — Lace up your skates, or try your hand at winter kiteboarding. Have the chance to skate at the largest hydraulic lift lock in the world.

Warm delights indoors

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. Click here for all the sweet details.

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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