Rosemont Meadow's Guidebook

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Rosemont Meadow's Guidebook

Sightseeing

Petroglyphs Provincial Park 55 km northeast of Peterborough off Northey’s Bay Road (11 km from Hwy. 28) This 1,643 ha size park comprises the largest concentration of aboriginal rock carvings in North America. Chiseled into white marble rock face 1,200 years ago, the 900 Petroglyphs depict turtles, snakes, birds and humans. There are hiking trails trough the surrounding forests, wetlands and rocky ridges. For more Information call: 705-877-2552 Web: www.ontarioparks.com
Petroglyphs Visitor Centre - The Learning Place
Petroglyphs Provincial Park 55 km northeast of Peterborough off Northey’s Bay Road (11 km from Hwy. 28) This 1,643 ha size park comprises the largest concentration of aboriginal rock carvings in North America. Chiseled into white marble rock face 1,200 years ago, the 900 Petroglyphs depict turtles, snakes, birds and humans. There are hiking trails trough the surrounding forests, wetlands and rocky ridges. For more Information call: 705-877-2552 Web: www.ontarioparks.com
Step back in time and experience personally what life was like for early European settlers in the Kawartha Lakes Disctrict. Lang Pioneer Village offers a wide range of sights and sounds that will give the visitor unique insight into our past. Visit Lang’s website, for seasonal events and programs. Web: www.langpioneervillage.ca
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Lang Pioneer Village Museum
104 Lang Rd
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Step back in time and experience personally what life was like for early European settlers in the Kawartha Lakes Disctrict. Lang Pioneer Village offers a wide range of sights and sounds that will give the visitor unique insight into our past. Visit Lang’s website, for seasonal events and programs. Web: www.langpioneervillage.ca
Lakefield Jazz, Art & Craft Festival – spend the day with family and friends on the shores of the Otonabee River, wide variety of Jazz, colourful works for sale by artisans and crafters, local food vendors; early July. www.lakefieldjazzfest.com
Isabel Morris Park
20 Concession St
Lakefield Jazz, Art & Craft Festival – spend the day with family and friends on the shores of the Otonabee River, wide variety of Jazz, colourful works for sale by artisans and crafters, local food vendors; early July. www.lakefieldjazzfest.com
Largest hydraulic Liftlock in the world! A fun place to watch the boats. Combine this with drive or a bike ride long River Road between Lakefield and Peterborough.
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Peterborough Lift Lock
354 Hunter Street East
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Largest hydraulic Liftlock in the world! A fun place to watch the boats. Combine this with drive or a bike ride long River Road between Lakefield and Peterborough.
Always a favourite... take a leisurely cruise around Little Lake and over the Peterborough Lift Lock.
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Liftlock & the Riverboat Crisis
150 George St N
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Always a favourite... take a leisurely cruise around Little Lake and over the Peterborough Lift Lock.

Hiking and Biking

Warsaw Caves On the south side, of Caves Road, off County Road 4, just north of Warsaw. Well-known for its limestone caves, this popular conservation area has a 13-kilometre trail system and family campground. A great bird-watching area. Great place for hiking, spelunking (caving), canoeing, fishing and swimming. The sand beach and shallow Indian River provide a safe swimming area for children. For more information call: (705) 745-5791 Web: www.warsawcaves.com
Warsaw Caves Conservation Area
Warsaw Caves On the south side, of Caves Road, off County Road 4, just north of Warsaw. Well-known for its limestone caves, this popular conservation area has a 13-kilometre trail system and family campground. A great bird-watching area. Great place for hiking, spelunking (caving), canoeing, fishing and swimming. The sand beach and shallow Indian River provide a safe swimming area for children. For more information call: (705) 745-5791 Web: www.warsawcaves.com
Peterborough County Rotary Trail - Lakefield to City Of Peterborough The Rotary Trail is a seven kilometre walking/cycling trail, situated on an abandoned C.N. Rail bed that extends from Lakefield to Trent University, in the City of Peterborough. This interconnects with other trails which can take you into the heart of the City and beyond to Lindsay and Hastings.
Rotary Greenway Trail
Peterborough County Rotary Trail - Lakefield to City Of Peterborough The Rotary Trail is a seven kilometre walking/cycling trail, situated on an abandoned C.N. Rail bed that extends from Lakefield to Trent University, in the City of Peterborough. This interconnects with other trails which can take you into the heart of the City and beyond to Lindsay and Hastings.
Doube’s Trestle, is part of the Kawartha Rail Trail and is part of the Trans-Canada Trail now known as The Great Trail. It has proved popular with a variety of users, such as walkers, cyclists and snowmobilers, with Doube’s Trestle being the most significant attraction. Amazing views from the top of trestle, any time of the year! It is located west of Omemee, near Orange's Corners (about a 45 minute drive).
Doube's trestle bridge
Doube’s Trestle, is part of the Kawartha Rail Trail and is part of the Trans-Canada Trail now known as The Great Trail. It has proved popular with a variety of users, such as walkers, cyclists and snowmobilers, with Doube’s Trestle being the most significant attraction. Amazing views from the top of trestle, any time of the year! It is located west of Omemee, near Orange's Corners (about a 45 minute drive).

Shopping

Whetung Ojibwa Centre Curve Lake Indian Reserve About 21 km north of Lakefield. This 400-hectare Curve Lake Indian Reserve is home to about 900 Ojibway people. At the Whetung Ojibway Arts & Crafts Gallery you will find a display of authentic arts and crafts from across Canada, acknowledged as some of the finest in North America. For more information call: 705-657-3661 Web: www.whetung.com
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Whetung Ojibwa Centre
875 Mississauga St
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Whetung Ojibwa Centre Curve Lake Indian Reserve About 21 km north of Lakefield. This 400-hectare Curve Lake Indian Reserve is home to about 900 Ojibway people. At the Whetung Ojibway Arts & Crafts Gallery you will find a display of authentic arts and crafts from across Canada, acknowledged as some of the finest in North America. For more information call: 705-657-3661 Web: www.whetung.com
If you need some groceries... easy walk over the bridge.
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Foodland - Lakefield
1 Queen St
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If you need some groceries... easy walk over the bridge.
A great place to find something special. Combine this with a visit to Trent Severn Waterway Lock 26.
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Lockside Trading Co
2805 River Ave
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A great place to find something special. Combine this with a visit to Trent Severn Waterway Lock 26.
A great place to find something special on your trip to Lakefield.
The Stuff Store
A great place to find something special on your trip to Lakefield.
Tragically Hipp Fashion Gallery
25 Queen St
Village Pharmacy Lakefield Ltd
135 Queen Street
A locally owned store with a great selection of bathing suits and fashionable sun protection wear. Emma really likes this store!
Sunblockers
23 Queen Street
A locally owned store with a great selection of bathing suits and fashionable sun protection wear. Emma really likes this store!
One of our favourite spots for gift shopping and to satisfy our sweet tooth.
Chocolate Rabbit
11 Queen St
One of our favourite spots for gift shopping and to satisfy our sweet tooth.

Food scene

A very rare dining experience in the area. No average pub food here! Recently added outside back patio. Our favourite in Lakefield for a special occasion.
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Cassis Bistro
27 Queen St
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A very rare dining experience in the area. No average pub food here! Recently added outside back patio. Our favourite in Lakefield for a special occasion.
A good spot to watch the boats and a have a nice meal. Open seasonally from May 24 to end of September. One of our favourite locations to take friends and visitors. Try it out!
Lock 27 Tap & Grill
2824 River Avenue
A good spot to watch the boats and a have a nice meal. Open seasonally from May 24 to end of September. One of our favourite locations to take friends and visitors. Try it out!
We like this place for breakfast, great food, no skimping on the portions, fair price, very friendly staff. They also have really good fish and chips.
Jack's Family Restaurant ~ Lakefield
1 Strickland St
We like this place for breakfast, great food, no skimping on the portions, fair price, very friendly staff. They also have really good fish and chips.
A great little pizzeria in the heart of the village. Good service and good food. Try it out if you need a quick bite.
Free Topping Pizza
17 Queen Street
A great little pizzeria in the heart of the village. Good service and good food. Try it out if you need a quick bite.
If you're running dry...
Beer Store
102 Queen St
If you're running dry...
A local pub within easy walking distance of our place. Combine a pub visit with a leisurely walk down to Lock 25, around the canal and over the bridge to the pub.
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Canoe & Paddle
18 Bridge St
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A local pub within easy walking distance of our place. Combine a pub visit with a leisurely walk down to Lock 25, around the canal and over the bridge to the pub.
Mmmm... on your way to Lakefield on Highway 28 and County Road 3 (at the traffic lights). Be sure to stop in if you have a sweet tooth.
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Kawartha Buttertart Factory
895 Water St
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Mmmm... on your way to Lakefield on Highway 28 and County Road 3 (at the traffic lights). Be sure to stop in if you have a sweet tooth.
A short drive into Peterborough to experience an eclectic feel. https://www.onlycafe.ca/
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The Only Cafe
216 Hunter Street West
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A short drive into Peterborough to experience an eclectic feel. https://www.onlycafe.ca/
Take a leisurely walk along the Otonabee River front in downtown Lakefield and then stop at the The Loon pub for a drink or dinner.
The Loon Lakefield
150 Queen Street
Take a leisurely walk along the Otonabee River front in downtown Lakefield and then stop at the The Loon pub for a drink or dinner.
Grant's favourite for a really decent chicken souvlaki. Try it out.
Lakefield Restaurant
107 Queen St
Grant's favourite for a really decent chicken souvlaki. Try it out.
A great spot for fresh coffee and a fine pastry. An easy walk on a beautiful morning from Rosemont Meadows to the Nutty Bean Cafe. Try it out!
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The Nutty Bean Cafe
33 Queen St
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A great spot for fresh coffee and a fine pastry. An easy walk on a beautiful morning from Rosemont Meadows to the Nutty Bean Cafe. Try it out!

Special Events

This festival that offers eight-weeks of free admission concerts that showcase renowned musicians along the shores of Little Lake in downtown Peterborough. www.ptbomusicfest.ca
Peterborough Musicfest
277 George St N
This festival that offers eight-weeks of free admission concerts that showcase renowned musicians along the shores of Little Lake in downtown Peterborough. www.ptbomusicfest.ca
A juried show and sale of original works of art, one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario; mid August. www.buckhornfineart.com
Buckhorn Fine Arts Festival
1782 Lakehurst Road
A juried show and sale of original works of art, one of the Top 100 Festivals in Ontario; mid August. www.buckhornfineart.com
We have attended many summer time plays and highly recommend experiencing this. Check out tickets at https://www.4thlinetheatre.on.ca/tickets-dining-and-packages This is a must see experience and we look forward to every summer for the next locally written play.
4th Line Theatre
779 Zion Line
We have attended many summer time plays and highly recommend experiencing this. Check out tickets at https://www.4thlinetheatre.on.ca/tickets-dining-and-packages This is a must see experience and we look forward to every summer for the next locally written play.
Within an easy drive from Lakefield...check it out.
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Westben Centre for Connection & Creativity
6698 County Rd 30
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Within an easy drive from Lakefield...check it out.