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Mildmay & Area

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Mildmay and Teeswater are two enchanting towns in southern Bruce County. Bavarian charm meets rural countryside in Mildmay. Just south of Walkerton, Mildmay is filled with unique shops and rural charm. The Stout & Kraut Bavarian Festival held in October is a true testament to how they are keeping to their roots. Square Dancing Tractors? Yup, you read that right! Teeswater is the home to the Square Dancing Tractors and a local Tractor Town – so don’t be surprised to see one parked outside the local coffee shop or taking a ride down main street.

Things to Do in Mildmay & Area

Cherilawn Painball just outside of Mildmay is a perfect spot to have some friendly competition.  Afterwards, learn how to craft cider and wine with the owners at Hoity Toity Cellars and enjoy some cool libations. Take a hike in Teeswater through the Hardwood Hill Management Trails, an easy hard packed trail that is the perfect spot to get out hiking, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. Hit the trails on the bike at the Carrick Mountain Bike Tract and work up an appetite before heading into one of the towns to find the perfect spot to eat.

Where to Eat?

A local favorite for lunch and dinner, Harley’s Pub and Perk in Mildmay is also home to some amazing buttertarts – some describe them as better than your Gramma’s! Be sure to call ahead to make sure they have these scrumptious delights available as they go quick. Just across the street, Sandy’s Family Restaurant takes to heart the local homegrown feel – even making their own bread. M&R Burger Box is a great spot to stop in Mildmay on your way to the cottage to grab burgers, fries and ice cream.

Where to Shop

Sample some local goodies including jams and spreads at the local Mildmay Cheese Haus – this place is serious about their cheese and with over 200 varieties, you will be sure to find one or two you haven’t tried before! While you’re in Mildmay, stop in at Klassy Lady and have the helpful ladies help you pick out an outfit perfect for any occasion. Just down the street, Wendts Jewellery in is the perfect spot to pick up something sparkly. When you head over to Teeswater, pick something up for the cottage or rustic décor for your home at Ace’s Country & Garden Store.