Area Experiences

Eugenia

Eugenia is a small town with a lot to offer, boasting one of the largest man made lakes as well as a water fall with some impressive heights.

  • Eugenia Falls Conservation Area - offers views of the majestic Eugenia Falls and the Cuckoo Valley,  spring time is the best time for the most water but is always very beautiful.  Trails to viewing area, hidden heritage tunnel in the trails, old mill building remaining.  War memorial, covered picnic pavilion, toilet facilities.

  • Lake Eugenia - many private cottages, public beach and boat launch and dock offer a sectioned off swimming area.  Cost to launch a boat.  Trail to the dam offer beautiful view of the lake.

  • Places to eat include The Flying Chestnut Kitchen, County Burger Chip Truck (seasonal) and Eugenia Falls Emporium open on weekend from May to November offer ice cream and snacks, featuring products from The Pickle Guy.

  • Places to shop include Jables Food Basket and Top O' The Rock, which also offers LCBO & Beer Store outlet, Fresh made pizza, grilled chickens, subs, hand scooped ice cream and DVD rentals.

 Flesherton

 Flesherton is known as the gateway to the Beaver Valley with some wonderful places to stop, shop, eat and explore.

  • Places to get a bit to eat include, The Bakery, The Bicycle Cafe, Gourmet Pizza, The Flying Spatula Diner and Highland Grounds.

  • Places to shop include ARTSONTEN Gallery Boutique with the Cuckoo Garden is a must see.  You can't miss the Antique Shop with the giant chair out front.

  • The Flesherton & District Farmer's Market runs from May to October and is situated in the parking lot out front of the library.

  • Places to explore Hoggs Falls offers great hiking with the Bruce Trail connecting there and continuing through the Beaver Valley. 

  • South Grey Museum offers a glimpse into the past, a playground for the kids and area information.


 Markdale

Markdale remains a charming village offering heritage churches and homes along the main streets but is most noteable as the home of Chapman's Ice Cream.

  • Places to eat include Sidekick's Cafe, Steven's Bar-B-Q Restaurant, Donna's Place and Feastology Food Truck (seasonal).

  • A must experience is a visit to Kickin' Back Alpaca Ranch, tours must be pre-arranged and usualy take place on Sundays.  You will not soon forget your visit with the alpacas.

  • Book a tee time at the 9 hole Markdale Golf and Curling Club or at 18 hole Townsend Lake Golf Course & Driving Range.

  • Markdale hosts several annual events including an Annual Cruise Night, Mountain Top Jamboree weekend and the Markdale Fall Fair.

 Kimberley

Kimberley is a beautiful village situated with a beautiful view of Old Baldy, the most iconic rock face and hiking area in Grey Highlands.  

  • Old Baldy Conservation Area remains the most popular attraction in the area, hiking for all levels and attracts , rock climbers, photographers, geocachers, cross country skiers, snowshoers and mountain bikers throughout the year.  The panoramic views of the Beaver Valley from the top of Old Badly are unsurpassed.

  • The Kimberley General Store its like taking a step back in time. Offers great milkshakes, sandwiches and butter tarts.  Justin's Oven offers stone baked pizzas and a covered patio.

  • Beaver Valley Orchard & Cidery is a must experience offering locally made cider, tours and events.  

 Maxwell & Feversham

Feversham and Maxwell are small little villages worth experiencing.

  •  Explore the trails at the Feversham Gorge.

  • Places to shop include General Store Feversham, Home Accents Emporium, The Rusty Star and Threads that Bind.

  • A great place to eat is at Gilbert's Country Cafe, a favourite with the locals.

 Other Places Close By:

Ravenna - Georgian Hills Vineyards & Ravenna General Store

Heathcote - Free Spirit Tours & Blackbird Pie Company

Priceville - Highland Glen Golf Course

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