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Winter in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

Brrring on Winter

When you’ve had enough of grey slush, and are looking a little grey yourself, break free – if even for a day – by heading out to Peterborough & the Kawarthas. With your heart pumping, the wind in your cheeks and shouts of joy, you can skate on the canal, ski down hill, make a snowman.

Chemong Lake in the winter
  • Winter Road Trip
    man sitting on a bench covered with ice in a partially frozen pond

    Winter Road Trip

    Google Search has no word for people like me – someone who is the opposite of a ‘Snow Bird.’  I don’t flee winter in search of sun, sand and swim-up…

    Doug ONeill By Insider Doug ONeill

What to do: Amazing Winter Experiences

Winter ARTISANity Show and Sale
a christmas tree with handmade ornaments of various colours
Event

Winter ARTISANity Show and Sale

November 5 at 10:00 am—Free

See the best artisan work of Peterborough and the Kawarthas. Find exquisitely hand craft gifts for all your seasonal needs. All items are made by members of the Artisans Centre…

340 George St. N.
Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7E8 Canada
Winter ARTISANity Show and Sale
a christmas tree with handmade ornaments of various colours
Event

Winter ARTISANity Show and Sale

November 4 at 12:00 pm—Free

See the best artisan work of Peterborough and the Kawarthas. Find exquisitely hand craft gifts for all your seasonal needs. All items are made by members of the Artisans Centre…

340 George St. N.
Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7E8 Canada
The Subtle Shift
the photo is taken in a log room and there is a massage table in the middle of the room. A woman is sitting on the massage table smiling.

The Subtle Shift

The Subtle Shift offers energetic wellness and intuitive services to promote well being and the alignment of mind, body and spirit. Come ease your stress and find tranquility with a session in our cozy healing cabin in the woods. Practitioner, Denise Benning offers a special blend of reiki, light language and spiritual intuition to empower you to find healing and insight along your journey to wholeness. Overnight accommodations are available onsite at Ravenswood, our lovely forested property between of Buckhorn and Bobcaygeon. Mobile and group sessions also available.

221 Edwina Dr
Trent Lakes, Ontario
K0M 1A0
Check Out the Ontario Speed Skating Oval
speed skater on outdoor ice

Check Out the Ontario Speed Skating Oval

Located in scenic Lakefield, Ontario, the Ontario Speed Skating Oval provides recreational skaters and speed skaters the opportunity to skate outdoors on a 400-metre track.

Birding
bird sitting in tree

Birding

Whether you’re a beginner birder or a life-long bird lover, when you start birding in Peterborough & the Kawarthas, you’ll never want to stop.

Parks & Trails
Woman walking a dog down a trail in the forest

Parks & Trails

Parks and trails in Peterborough & the Kawarthas are a wonderful way to explore the outdoors.

Great Outdoors
Road through a forest

Great Outdoors

Discover all of the adventures that await when you step outside in Peterborough & the Kawarthas.

Eat & Drink
Butter tarts

Eat & Drink

The “new wave” in local cuisine is not new in Peterborough & the Kawarthas. For years, the fruits of our centuries-old farmlands and passionate producers have been, and continue to be the most important ingredient in our vibrant food scene.

  • Winter Camping in the Kawarthas
    chid looking through round hole of a camping tent

    Winter Camping in the Kawarthas

    In ice we trust, in snow we must, go camp in frozen country. With axe and saw for timber is law, to make our homes more comfy. -Traditional It’s still early…

    Briagh Bretton By Insider Briagh Bretton