There is 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 medias, 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.  
 Experience local native history and culture by visiting: the Petroglyphs Provincial Park where
 you will 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 in Peterborough.

 Petroglyphs 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 the area.

 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 family—free admission!.

 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 Conservation Area.

 Visit the Peterborough Festival of Lights offering free concerts and fireworks every Wed. and Sat.
  night throughout the summer.
media star  Nearby  Cross Country Ski trails and the Kawartha Nordic Ski Club

mediastrar  Devils Elbow Ski and  Snowboarding  just under an hour away.
mediastar  Buckhor District Snowmoble Club is just minutes away.
mediastar In the Nick of Time Show a christmas craft show with unique gift ideas

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