Please be sure to plan ahead and follow all public health guidance before visiting Bruce County to stop the spread of COVID-19. More information can be found at Grey Bruce Public Health.

Official Tourism Website of Bruce County, Ontario, Canada

scroll_arrow

Summer in Mildmay & Teeswater, Ontario

Share this story...
Where am I?
Where am I?

Mildmay and Teeswater are two enchanting towns in southern Bruce County where bavarian charm meets rural countryside. Just south of Walkerton, Mildmay is filled with unique handcrafted businesses and historic German roots where lit lampposts highlight the unique Bavarian feeling.

Ever heard of Square Dancing Tractors? Yup, you read that right! Teeswater is known as a Tractor Town and is home to the Square Dancing Tractors - 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
Things to Do in Mildmay & Area

Learn how to craft cider and wine with the owners at Hoity Toity Cellars and enjoy some of the tastiest ciders and wine. Their eco-friendly farm brews fresh batches of wine and craft ciders from Bruce County cold-climate grapes - that are so good it's trendy!

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, running or just strolling through with your family. Or, 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.

Mark your calendars! The Healing Arc, Sea Buckthron Golden Orchard is hosting their annual open house from August 15th - September 2nd, 2021. Here, you'll have the opportunity to purchase Sea Buckthorn Trees/Plants, Oregeno Oils and Sea Buckthorn natural health products.

Where 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 a quick lunch or the perfect place to cool down with ice cream on those hot summer days.

Where to Shop
Where to Shop

Sample some local goodies including jams, spreads, and of course cheese, 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, support local and stop in at Klassy Lady and have the helpful ladies help you pick out an outfit perfect for any occasion. Just down the street, awaiting opening for instore shopping is Wendts Jewellery, 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.