Greater Napanee, Addington Highlands, Loyalist and Stone Mills make up the County of Lennox & Addington. Two hours west of Ottawa between Kingston and Prince Edward County, the area combines a perfect mix of historic, rural charm and big-city amenities. With an abundance of outdoor adventures, culinary experiences and boutique shops in bustling downtowns, you’ll never run out of things to do and see.
Unique shopping finds
Trinkets and treasures
Book Shop, Tamworth
Get swept away by two floors of quality second hand books in a Victorian coach house. With a hand-picked selection of books from every genre, you could spend hours browsing the shelves.
Lansing Gifts & Gallery, Napanee
Find one-of-a-kind items from local artists and artisans including unique home accent decor, kitchenware, fashion accessories, toys, contemporary jewelry and so much more.
Hawk Vale Antiques & Old Stuff, Napanee
Chock-full of old, fun and unique pieces, this small but quaint antique shop (located in a barn!) is full of interesting finds. Don’t forget to check out the garden shed, where they sell plants and fresh cut flowers.
The Piggery Gallery, Newburgh
A beautiful country gallery offering an exciting collection of high quality, locally handmade goods including art, furniture and more! Located inside a renovated long white old piggery building, this is a truly unique shopping experience!
The Kuriosity Shop, Northbrook
Visit the Kuriosity Shop and see the works of more than 45 artists and artisans from the region on display. Find artwork, paintings, carving and woodworking pieces, knitted and crocheted items, repurposed materials, as well as a selection of homemade cards.
Lakeside Studio Gallery, Bath
A fresh take on the studio and gallery experience, Lakeside aims to celebrate emerging and experienced artists creating in the community and surrounding region. Located on the shore of Lake Ontario in Bath, this unique gallery is full of colour and exciting finds.
Topsy Farms, Amherst Island
A fully-functioning sheep farm, Topsy Farms has something for everyone. Explore the surrounding hiking trails, see the impressive Irish dry-stone walls, tour the farm, snuggle the lambs and check out the gift shop filled with wool blankets and other natural products right from the farm.
Hickory Lane Alpacas, Napanee
This unique little farm will have you all smiles! Of course the star attraction are the alpacas that you can feed right out of your hand. But, there are a lot of other barnyard friends that will be vying for your attention including chickens, roosters, ducks, pigs, goats and horses.
Wynn Farms, Napanee
Pick your own apples, pumpkins and flowers at this sprawling orchard! With more than 10 varieties of apples and 25 varieties of flowers, you can spend the day exploring the farm, getting lost in the corn maze and taking in the 15 acres of sunflowers.
The Bee Spot, Tamworth
What started out as a hobby, The Bee Spot has now flourished into a full beekeeping business in Tamworth. Learn about the hive, and tour the grounds, which includes 25 acres of wildflowers! Take a beekeeping workshop or check out the locally made products like candles and honey.
Mother nature at its finest
Bon Echo Provincial Park, Cloyne
Celebrated as one of the most beautiful Provincial Parks in Ontario, Bon Echo is a camper’s dream. With over 40km of hiking trails, three natural sand beaches and 260 Indigenous pictographs found on the majestic Mazinaw rock, you’ll have plenty to see and do within the park and in the surrounding communities.
Discover L&A Geocaching
Lennox & Addington County is one of the premiere geocaching destinations in all of Canada, with about 1,500 geocaches hidden within its borders.Visit any time of year for a high-tech treasure hunt, or join hundreds of geocachers in August at the mega event of the season!
Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area, Erinsville
The most southerly dark sky site in Ontario, the L&A Dark Sky Viewing Area offers visitors a night sky experience similar to 100 years ago. Take in the bright constellations and sweeping stars from dusk until dawn, no telescope required. Just look up and enjoy.
Back Road Cycling
If you’re looking for authentic rural Ontario for your next cycling adventure, you’ve found it. Enjoy nearly 400 km of looping routes in quiet, scenic areas. What better way to experience the region than on two wheels!
Food & drink
Feast after feast
Bergeron Estate Winery & Cider Co., Adolphustown
Test out some of their award-winning wines, or if cider is more your thing, try Cole Point – their delicious hard apple cider sourced from local orchards. Did we mention there’s also an on-site pizzeria?
MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company, Bath
This local brewery sits on a family farm with over 200 years of heritage. With a lively taproom serving the brewery’s flagship beers, this is the perfect place to stop for a drink. It’s also a short drive from the village of Bath which features a variety of great dining options.
The Hive & Hearthstone, Napanee
Offering fresh honey, artisan bread and an array of fresh in-season produce, The Hive & Hearthstone is a cozy must-see.
The Norman Paul River Cruise, Napanee
Take a tour of the Napanee River on The Norman Paul, a 45-foot, custom-built pontoon boat. While aboard, enjoy an array of mouth-watering dishes from the abundant menu, and toast to your trip from the premium bar rail.
Wilton Cheese Factory, Odessa
Since 1867, Wilton’s Cheese Factory has been a staple, creating high quality cheddar and variety cheese products. Now owned by the Jensen family, find out how the company has maintained its product for over 100 years.
Beachside BBQ, Bath
A newer addition to the community of Bath, enjoy some authentic southern cooking on the waterfront. From ribs and brisket to burnt end tacos and pulled chicken tostadas, you don’t want to miss this flavour experience.
Fool’s Kitchen, Napanee
Grab a bite to eat at Fool’s Kitchen, an Asain-Western fusion restaurant in the heart of Napanee. From Dim Sum and Pho to Chicken Yakitori and Dancing Yaki Udon Noodles, this flavourful spot will introduce you to some fun and unique dishes.
Addison’s Restaurant, Northbrook
Serving breakfast, dinner and everything in between, Addison’s serves up comfort foods that remind you of home. Run by Gold Seal chef Melissa Evans and her son Addison, it’s the perfect place for casual diners and families on the go.
Rosie’s Cafe, Denbigh
A lively café in Denbigh, this family-owned operation serves an array of famous baked goods including pies, donuts, tarts and more! Stop by for a cup of local coffee supplied by Madawaska Coffee Co., and peruse the General Store attached to the shop.
Where to stay
Hang your hat here
Escape Goat Hideaway, Centreville
Tucked away on Barking Goat Farms, this private all-season cabin is a delight. Enjoy walking trails on the property, a fire pit, outdoor shower and take a guided tour of the farm while visiting the goats, donkeys and chickens.
Our Yurt – Your Getaway, Yarker
A bit of rustic luxury, this terrific yurt experience will bring you closer to nature with the coziness of home. Adjacent to a lake, and outfitted with a stone patio, garden and access to outdoor activities, this unique spot is one to visit.
Daisy Hill Bed & Breakfast, Odessa
A gracious 1880’s farmhouse restored to early century charm and character situated on one acre, with waterfront on Millhaven Creek Conservation Area. Enjoy the relaxation of this country bed & breakfast surrounded by nature and wildlife.
The Red Brick Suites, Napanee
One of Lennox & Addington’s newest luxury vacation rentals, The Red Brick Suites offers modern, elegant rooms inside an 1895 Victorian-style home. Only a few blocks from Napanee’s historic downtown shopping district, the suites are the perfect getaway.