Official Tourism Website of Bruce County, Ontario, Canada



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Over 1,455 family farms - zero calories

Those with a taste for curiosity find there is much to explore in the southern interior of Bruce County’s breadbasket region. With over 1,455 family farms, you’ll rekindle the art of living well. The freshest veggies, baking and unique cheeses satisfy every palate, every craving. Here the craft is in the making. Uncover a new vintage in our own winery. Experience a vibrant journey through lush farmland on a bike, on horseback or on a river. Inhale the fresh air, or paint in plain air. Every discovery is a fresh masterpiece.

Communities to Visit in the Interior:
Walkerton and Area

Clean Water Living

Bruce County’s capital and home to a spirited community. Walkerton is perfectly sighted on the banks of the Saugeen River. Cast your troubles away as you scout out the best fly-fishing in the region or try one of the Province’s premiere canoe routes. Not into water sports? Take a stroll downtown. Walkerton offers a variety of contemporary restaurants and plenty of retail therapy.

Paisley and Area

Artisans on the River

If you’re into the visual arts, you’ll love the local arts scene. Paisley is a community of creativity with its unique culture and heritage. Uncover artistry exhibited daily in the local eateries and shops. Take a camera along to snap historic buildings and bridges. Hike Paisley’s 80-km trail, ride the grand rivers in a kayak or canoe or experience horse camping. It’s always colourful in Paisley.

Ripley and Lucknow

Experience the Backforty

Farm to table comes alive with the area’s welcoming agricultural heritage. Here, outdoor activity reconnects families, awakening in children a discovery of nature, and their relationship to their food. Trek through a vegetable patch or roam with cattle herds. Uncover some of the freshest and finest local culinary delights. With a lighthouse and two downtowns to explore, you’ll quickly feel right at home.