lots to do at Ardagh Cottage Resort, but many of our guests also enjoy
exploring the surrounding area. Here are some suggestions:
Explore the Trent
Severn Waterway - 386 km of
spectacular scenery and history.
Visit Gallery on the
Lake, located nearby on Lower Buckhorn Lake. Enjoy the many
works of art on
display, visit the tea room overlooking the lake, or register for one
of the 2 - 5 day workshops offered by various artists, in various
throughout the season.
Visit the world's
Highest Lift Lock in Peterborough. Enjoy a Lift Lock Cruise!
Take a dinner or
afternoon cruise on Stony Lake on the Chippewa II.
Visit Kawartha Country Wines,
a small family-owned winery dedicated to making premium wines from a
variety of local fruits and berries. Drop in for a sample! Kawartha
Country Wines is located in a square-beamed log cabin constructed in
1866 by one of
the original pioneer families.
Elbow Ski and
Snowboarding just under an hour away.
native history and culture by visiting: the Petroglyphs
Provincial Park where
see sacred rock carvings, Whetung Ojibwa Centre
at Curve Lake Reservation where you will find a large gift
shop and art gallery, the ancient burial grounds at Serpent
Mounds Provincial Park, and the Canadian Canoe Museum
Park also offers hiking trails for all levels.
Go golfing at the Katchiwano
Golf & Country Club
Sign up for
kayaking and canoeing lessons and adventures with C.O.R.E.
Adventures, which offers both instruction and guided
half day or full day trips exploring some of the many small lakes in
Spend a day with
the children at Peterborough's Riverdale Park and Zoo, which comprises of
60 acres of waterfront land and offers attractions for the whole
Visit the Indian River Reptile
Zoo Research and Education Centre - Canada's only
accredited reptile zoo, located just outside Peterborough.
Explore the caves
and kettles at Warsaw Caves
Visit the Peterborough
Festival of Lights offering free concerts and fireworks every
Wed. and Sat.
throughout the summer.
Nearby Cross Country Ski trails and
the Kawartha Nordic Ski Club
Snowmoble Club is just minutes away.
Nick of Time Show a christmas craft show with unique gift ideas
Links for other Canadian resorts