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Artfully Inspired in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

Why not have some great fall colours to accompany your planned road trips or spur of the moment adventures? Take a leaf peeping trip in Peterborough and the Kawarthas and discover some local gems while taking in the spectacular fall scenery.


Whetung Ojibwa Centre

875 Mississauga St, Curve Lake, ON K0L 1R0

Whetung Ojibwa Centre offers a spectacular collection of Native crafts as well as Fine Art, Jewelry, Moccasins, Leather Work, Sculptures and much more from Curve Lake First Nation and across Canada.


Petroglyphs Provincial Park

 2249 Northeys Bay Rd, Woodview, ON K0L 3E0

Largest known concentration of Indigenous rock carvings (petroglyphs) in Canada, depicting turtles, snakes, birds, humans and more; this sacred site is known as “The Teaching Rocks”.


Fredrick’s at Beachwood Resort

3043 Beachwood Dr, Lakefield, ON K0L 2H0

Experience Frederick’s at Beachwood’s fine country cuisine while taking in the panoramic view of Lower Buckhorn Lake from your table.  Enjoy a glass of wine while Chef Michael Henson prepares your dinner. There is nothing more exquisite than good wine, great food, cheerful service and a superb view. Make sure you take some time to walk the property and take in the surroundings, or sit by the fireplace, relaxing after a fine meal is good for the soul.


Credit: Kawartha Country Wines

Kawartha Country Wines

 2452 Peterborough County Rd 36, Buckhorn ON

A picturesque, family-owned winery specializes in innovative fruit wines, cider, vinegars, and gourmet preserves. Their delicious creations are all made using locally grown, farm-fresh fruits that are processed with the highest standards to produce premium award-winning wines. Nestled in the heart of the Kawarthas, they are an ideal cottage country destination to visit during your next day trip, vacation or family outing.


Gallery on the Lake

 31 Fire Rte 21 Rd, Buckhorn ON

The Gallery on the Lake is one of Canada’s largest retail Art Galleries, in a beautiful lakeside setting. The gallery offers one of the most extensive collections of Artwork by some of Canada’s leading and emerging artists.


Don’t want this day to end? Wake up tomorrow in a room with a view.


Burleigh Falls Inn

 4791 ON-28, Lakefield, ON K0L 2H0

Situated on the 11 Acre Burleigh Island, the Burleigh Falls Inn enjoys panoramic views of Sunrise over Ston(e)y Lake and those glorious sunsets over the dams of Lovesick Lake. Visitors enjoy the splendour of every season, outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the unending options for recreation, artisans are inspired by the rugged and natural surroundings, and couples escape to the romance of the rushing water, and stillness of the evening sunsets. Burleigh Falls Inn has been awarded the Safe Travel Stamp from the World Travel & Tourism Council.


The Village Inn of Lakefield

 39 Queen St, Lakefield, ON K0L 2H0

The Village Inn is situated in the scenic and historic little village of Lakefield. It is a charming Country Inn in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes.


Beachwood Resort

 3043 Beachwood Dr, Lakefield, ON K0L 2H0

Beachwood Resort has been welcoming guests for over 90 years. Situated on 1400’ of prime Lower Buckhorn Lake shoreline, their location offers the best of both worlds, experience a ‘Kawartha cottage getaway’ with the amenities of home.


Pine Vista Resort

932 Gilchrist Bay Rd. Lakefield, ON

Located in the Kawarthas overlooking beautiful Stoney Lake, Pine Vista Resort provides nature lovers of all ages with first-class cottage accommodations and a multitude of activities at our award-winning 4-star Ontario resort.