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In Kawartha Lakes our culinary offerings are made by craftspeople who take pride in their work. From local chefs, and craft brew masters, to sugar makers, bee-keepers, dairy farmers, and bakers — their focus and patience to see the product through the entire process are one of the many reasons why culinary experiences in Kawartha Lakes are in high demand.
Kawartha Lakes is home to the first lock that was ever constructed along the Trent-Severn Waterway, a scenic 386 km route of interconnected rivers, lakes, locks and canals that travel through Kawartha Lakes. Learn about Lock 32 and the other historic sites on along the Trent-Severn Waterway on our Kawartha Lakes Arts & Heritage Trail.
Kawartha Lakes is full of great storytellers. Once here, you'll discover that every town and village has a story surrounding it. Intangible culture includes the folklore, beliefs, traditions and customs that shape our lives. It influences the way that we see the world, the objects that we craft and the cities that we build. Best understood through our stories — explore our intangible stories map and start planning your experiences in Kawartha Lakes.