• City of Ottawa, Nations Capital

    Ottawa, ON, Canada .

    City of Ottawa, the National Capital of Canada.  Access to many amenities and attractions including the Parliament of Canada, local historic sites, museums, restaurants and shopping.

    More information is available here.

  • Golfing

    Oxford Mills, ON K0G 1J0, Canada .

    Popular golfing destinations throughout the region with courses appropriate for all ages and skill levels:

    Google maps link to various sites.

    Selected examples:

    Beckwith Golf Course

    Canadian Golf and Country Club

    Carleton Golf & Yacht Club

    Cedar Glen Golf Course

    Cloverdale Links Golf Course

    Emerald Links Golf & Country Club

    Equinelle Golf Club

    Iroquois Golf Club

    Juniper Fairways

    Lombard Glen Golf Club

    Manderley on the Green

    Mapleview Golf & Country Club

    Metcalfe Golf Club

    Morrisburg Golf Club

    Perth Golf Course

    Richmond Centennial Golf Course

    Rideau Glen Golf Club

    Rideau View Golf Club

    Riverbend Golf & Country Club

    Sandy Row Golf Club and Restaurant

    Sandy Mountain Camp & Golf

    Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

    Stonebridge Golf Club

    Upper Canada Golf Course

  • Wineries

    Oxford Mills, ON, Canada .

    Access to local wineries and vineyards of the region.

    Google maps link

    Selected wineries and vineyards:

    Green Gables Vines

    Jabulani Vineyard and Winery

    Smokie Ridge Vineyard

    Stone Crop Acres Winery and Vineyard

    The Vineyard Winery

  • Maple Sugar Farms

    Oxford Mills, ON, Canada .

    Access to the regional Maple Sugar farms.  Most popular in the late winter months of March and April.

    Google maps link

    Selection of local Maple Sugar bushes:

    Barkleyvale Farms Maple Products

    Coutts Maple Products

    Drummond's Sugar Bush

    Farrell's Finest Maple

    Hunter's Maple Products

    McEwen Acres

    Oliver`s Mapleworks

    Oso Sweet Maple Syrup

    Temple's Sugar Bush Ltd

    Walker Family Farm

  • Limerick Forest Interpretive Centre

    1175 Limerick Rd, Oxford Station, ON K0G 1T0, Canada .

    Limerick Forest Interpretive Centre.  Local forest with walking, biking and cross country ski trails.

    Link to the Limerick Forest information.

  • North Grenville Trails

    North Grenville Municipal Centre, Leeds and Grenville 44, Kemptville, ON, Canada .

    The Municipality of North Grenville Parks, Recreation & Culture Department maintains kilometres of recreational trails that complement our growing system of parks and open space. These trails enhance recreational opportunities for our residents & visitors and allow them to enjoy a cost-effective way of keeping physically active while enjoying the great outdoors.

    For more information, access the North Grenville Parks, Recreation & Culture Department here

  • Marlborough Forest

    Marlborough Forest, Ottawa, ON, Canada .

    Extensive walking trails where you can experience the beauty of nature in the region.

    More information available at All Trails.

    Two parking space available at E2 and E3.

  • Brigadoon Restaurant

    Brigadoon, Bridge Street, Oxford Mills, ON, Canada .

    Fine dining only a short walk from Enduring Heart.

    Link to the Brigadoon

  • Hard Stones Grill

    Hard Stones Grill, Leeds and Grenville 43, Kemptville, ON, Canada .

    Locally owned and operated restaurant with roadhouse style food.

    Link to Hard Stones Grill

  • Hyde Smokehouse & Bar

    Hyde Smokehouse & Bar, Clothier Street West, Kemptville, ON, Canada .

    Traditional smokehouse with a modern twist and handcrafted cocktails.

    Link to Hyde Smokehouse & Bar

  • The Goose & Gridiron restaurant

    The Goose & Gridiron, Saint Lawrence Street, Merrickville-Wolford, ON, Canada .

    A full service restaurant & pub located in beautiful Merrickville.

    Link to The Goose & Gridiron

  • Rideau River Provincial Park

    Rideau River Provincial Park, Donnelly Drive, Kemptville, ON, Canada .

    Local provincial park with beach suitable for swimming, canoeing and kayaking.

    More information is available here.

  • Upper Canada Village

    Upper Canada Village, ON, Canada .

    Founded in 1961, Upper Canada Village is one of the largest living-history sites in Canada. Experience life in a rural English Canadian setting during the year 1866. Featured are over forty historical buildings. These include homes, functioning mills and trades workshops.

    More information is available here.

  • Thousand Islands

    Thousand Islands, Leeds and the Thousand Islands, ON, Canada .

    Famous Thousand Islands region of the St Lawrence River.  Boating tours of the Thousand Islands are a favorite attraction.

    More information is available here.

  • Rideau Valley Soaring

    Rideau Valley Soaring School, Dilworth Road, Kars, ON, Canada .

    Local soaring club and flight training school offering introductory flights.

    Link to information here.

  • Nation Valley ATV Club

    Nation Valley ATV Club North Dundas Trail Head, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry 31, Winchester, ON, Canada .

    ATV club managing access to the many ATV and Snowmobile trails near Ottawa, Winchester, South Mountain and Kemptville.

    Link to the club site here.

    Link to Trail Map here.

    Access to the trails requires a Trail Permit. Info here.

  • Rideau Lakes ATV Club

    Rideau Lakes, ON, Canada .

    ATV club managing access to the many ATV and Snowmobile trails of the Rideau Lakes area.

    Link to the club site here.

    Link to Trail Map here.

    Access to the trails requires a Trail Permit. Info here.

  • Village of Oxford Mills

    Oxford Mills .

    Historic town crossed by Kemptville creek, having canoeing and kayaking access all the way to Kemptville.

    Hosting "The Brigadoon" fine foods restaurant.

    More information about the historic buildings of Oxford Mills is available here.

  • Town of Merrickville

    Merrickville, ON, Canada .

    Heritage Merrickville with many boutique-type shops and host of numerous festivals year-round is described as the "Jewel of the Rideau".  Merrickville is blessed with beautiful parks and a sandy public beach.

    Merrickvilleis also the site of the Merrickville Blockhouse and the Merrickville Lockstation among others.  A guide to a historic walking tour of Merrickville is available here.

    Merrickville Blockhouse is a National Historic Site of Canada and hosts the Blockhouse Museum. The Blockhouse is also the site of a local marina stop suited for overnight mooring to access the town of Merrickville.

    The Merrickville Lockstation is part of the Rideau Canal system.

    Location of the Blockhouse

    Location of the Lockstation

    Location of the Public Beach


  • Town of Kemptville

    Kemptville, ON, Canada .

    Nearby town with many restaurants and shopping. Access to the Rideau River.

    More information available here.

  • Village of Burritts Rapids

    Burritts Rapids, Goulbourn, Ottawa, ON, Canada .

    Historic village of Burritts Rapids.  Information about a historic walking tour is available here.

    Access to the Burritts Rapids Lockstation.  The Burritts Rapids Lockstation is the Rideau Canal.

    Google link to the Lockstation.

  • Town of Brockville

    Brockville, ON, Canada .

    Town of Brockville with many local amenities including restaurants and shopping, along with access to the St Lawrence River.

    More information is available here.

  • Town of Gananoque

    Gananoque, ON, Canada .

    Historic town of Gananoque with boat tour access to the Thousand Islands.

    More information is available here.

  • Town of Perth

    Perth, ON, Canada .

    Heritage town of Perth with many local amenities, restaurants and shops.

    More information can be found here.

  • Town of Morrisburg

    Morrisburg, ON, Canada .

    Morrisburg provides a small town getaway, rich in history, and with plenty of nearby attractions and events.

    More information is available here.

  • Village of West Port

    Westport, ON, Canada .

    Heritage town of Westport with many boutique shops and a favorite for boating and fishing.

    More information available here.