Kawarthas - Northumberland | OntarioTravel.net

Kawarthas Northumberland

Welcome to the Land of 1000 Perfect Weekends. From outdoor adventure to fantastic local cuisine, including delicious butter tarts. Check out attractions like the Big Apple in Brighton or the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough. Enjoy festivals and events, or see the largest hydraulic lift locks in Peterborough and Kirkfield - highlights along the Trent-Severn Waterway, one of the world’s longest canal systems. You'll also find outstanding theatre and one of Canada's top rated spas at Ste. Anne's in Grafton.

Kawarthas and Northumberland

Must See

Must See

Canadian Canoe Museum

The world's largest collection of canoes, kayaks and paddled watercraft, learn how the canoe has defined the Canadian character and spirit.

Ste. Anne's Spa and Bakery

Voted #1 Spa in Canada by Spa Finder magazine; you'll be sure to find luxurious pampering in a setting of peace and tranquility.

Elmhirst Resort

Cottage resort included in the Canadian Signature Experiences Collection.

Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site

Part of the Trent-Severn Waterway, an historic waterway for pleasure crafts and vacationers alike, this is the highest hydraulic lift lock in the world, so powerful it can lift and lower boats 19.8 m.

Buttertarts on a platter


Butter tarts are a quintessential Ontario treat and we offer you the best chance to enjoy this tasty delight - so, come to the land of 1000 perfect butter tarts and then start touring to your tart’s content.
Antiques in a glass case


Browse boutiques, galleries and antique shops in this charming small town - and others like it!