May’s Peterborough Guidebook

May

May’s Peterborough Guidebook

Food scene
The vegan cafe just around the corner from our Downtown Peterborough Century House Suite.
revelstoke café
641 George Street North
The vegan cafe just around the corner from our Downtown Peterborough Century House Suite.
The largest beer selection I have ever seen and tasty comfort food with fabulous courtyard patio
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St Veronus Cafe and Tap Room
129 Hunter St W
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The largest beer selection I have ever seen and tasty comfort food with fabulous courtyard patio
Awesome setting on the river in town serving breakfast and lunch, coffee and snacks.
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Silver Bean Cafe
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Awesome setting on the river in town serving breakfast and lunch, coffee and snacks.
On the Rotary Trail, this is a great spot in East City for pub-style lunch or dinner.
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Ashburnham Ale House
128 Hunter St E
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On the Rotary Trail, this is a great spot in East City for pub-style lunch or dinner.
Funky cafe serving vegetarian breakfast, lunch and deserts - also bread for sale. On Water between Simcoe and Hunter Streets.
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The Planet
374 Water St
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Funky cafe serving vegetarian breakfast, lunch and deserts - also bread for sale. On Water between Simcoe and Hunter Streets.
Our very own craft brewery with a giant patio
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Publican House Brew Pub
294 Charlotte St
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Our very own craft brewery with a giant patio
Food shopping
European cheese shop a few blocks south of the Downtown Peterborough Century House Suite
Cheese Shop
158 Brock Street
European cheese shop a few blocks south of the Downtown Peterborough Century House Suite
Wholesome fresh baked goods in East City - a nice walk too (close to Sweet Beast Butcher)!
Hard Winter Bakery
133 Hunter Street East
Wholesome fresh baked goods in East City - a nice walk too (close to Sweet Beast Butcher)!
Locally sourced, organic meats and prepared foods in East City (close to Winter Harvest Bakery)
Sweet Beast Butcher Shop
95 Hunter Street East
Locally sourced, organic meats and prepared foods in East City (close to Winter Harvest Bakery)
Sightseeing
Architecturally stunning. Built in 1964 on both sides of the Otonobee River north of downtown Peterborough. Nice 20-minute bike ride on the Rotary Trail System, 1.5 hours walking (one-way).
Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive
Architecturally stunning. Built in 1964 on both sides of the Otonobee River north of downtown Peterborough. Nice 20-minute bike ride on the Rotary Trail System, 1.5 hours walking (one-way).
The largest lock on the Trent-Severn Canal system connecting Lake Ontario with Lake Simcoe. Each lock is in a park-like setting making them great for picnics and strolling around.
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Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site
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The largest lock on the Trent-Severn Canal system connecting Lake Ontario with Lake Simcoe. Each lock is in a park-like setting making them great for picnics and strolling around.
A 10-minute drive to this gem. Informative and historic - great for boat enthusiasts and anyone looking to do an indoor activity.
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The Canadian Canoe Museum
910 Monaghan Road
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A 10-minute drive to this gem. Informative and historic - great for boat enthusiasts and anyone looking to do an indoor activity.
Shopping
One block on Water Street, between Simcoe and Hunter Streets, you'll find interesting shops and eating establishments. Statement house has vintage and retro pre-loved fashion and accessories.
Statement House
378 Water Street
One block on Water Street, between Simcoe and Hunter Streets, you'll find interesting shops and eating establishments. Statement house has vintage and retro pre-loved fashion and accessories.
Fun restored furniture
Chalk Therapy
200 Charlotte Street
Fun restored furniture
Unique gallery and gift shop on Hunter Street just off of George Street
META4 Contemporary Craft Gallery
164 Hunter St W
Unique gallery and gift shop on Hunter Street just off of George Street
A one stop shop/pampering service/social establishment for men. Providence carries cool quality menswear that also has a bar, a cafe and a barbershop and a social club - and it all works seamlessly. On Hunter, just west of George.
Providence
131 Hunter Street West
A one stop shop/pampering service/social establishment for men. Providence carries cool quality menswear that also has a bar, a cafe and a barbershop and a social club - and it all works seamlessly. On Hunter, just west of George.
Outdoor recreation
A little way east of town, Harold Town has 18 km of multi-use trails - best mountain biking around! See the Peterborough Bikeways and Trails Map: https://www.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/walking-and-cycling.aspx
Harold Town Conservation Area Mountain Bike Trails
2611 Old Norwood Road
A little way east of town, Harold Town has 18 km of multi-use trails - best mountain biking around! See the Peterborough Bikeways and Trails Map: https://www.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/walking-and-cycling.aspx
Jackson Creek runs through this park that is full of walking and cycling trails. See Peterborough's Bikeways and Trails Map: https://www.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/walking-and-cycling.aspx
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Jackson Park
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Jackson Creek runs through this park that is full of walking and cycling trails. See Peterborough's Bikeways and Trails Map: https://www.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/walking-and-cycling.aspx
Walking trails up and down drumlins give you a sense of ecosystems surrounding Peterborough. See the Peterborough Bikeways and Trails Map: https://www.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/walking-and-cycling.aspx
Trent University Wildlife Sanctuary
801 University Rd
Walking trails up and down drumlins give you a sense of ecosystems surrounding Peterborough. See the Peterborough Bikeways and Trails Map: https://www.peterborough.ca/en/city-services/walking-and-cycling.aspx
Paddling area on the southern edge of downtown. Rental canoes and boards can be found at Wildrock Outfitters on Charlotte Street, just off of George Street.
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Little Lake
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Paddling area on the southern edge of downtown. Rental canoes and boards can be found at Wildrock Outfitters on Charlotte Street, just off of George Street.
Closest park with river access to dip your feet, picnic under old trees, play basket ball or just stroll around. Take Antrim Street east (right out the front door) until it joins Parkhill Avenue. You will see it across the road.
Inverlea Park
Closest park with river access to dip your feet, picnic under old trees, play basket ball or just stroll around. Take Antrim Street east (right out the front door) until it joins Parkhill Avenue. You will see it across the road.