Local attractions

We are in the heart of the beautiful rolling hills of Northumberland County and the major attractions in the Municipality of Clarington:


1840 Farmhouse and Vineyard is a family-run winery located in the rolling hills of Orono, Ontario. Inspired by the unique terroir of the Oak Ridges Moraine, the long history of our property, and the character of our 1840s Stonehouse and barn, we strive to create a unique wine experience. Bring your family to explore our farm and vineyards. We encourage you to escape the stress of everyday life, relax in your favourite spot with a glass of Chardonnay, and fall in love with our farm as we have!

FREE WINE TASTING for our B&B guests!

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Tree Top Trekking – Ganaraska Park

This park is a true escape from the city!  Treetop Trekking Ganaraska is the most exciting zip line adventure East of Toronto and is home to Timberwolf – the most challenging aerial course at any park in Ontario, but don’t worry there are plenty of easier courses too!  Located at the Ganaraska Forest Centre come spend an unforgettable day in their huge aerial game and zipline park and they also have Night Treks. (Approx. 10 km, 8 minutes)



Our intentionally small herd of huacayas allows us the time to give individual attention to each one of the alpacas and focus on animal health, breeding and sharing the joy of alpacas. We would love the opportunity to introduce you to our herd. Please contact us to schedule your visit. All farm activities are by appointment only. We look forward to meeting you! 

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Orono Antique Market opened its doors in September of 2010 and has quickly become one of Southern Ontario’s best antique shops and a destination for antiquers. They have put together an exceptional group of antique dealers with a vast degree of knowledge in their categories, who display their unique finds in the historic Orono Armoury. This impressive historical landmark, built in 1913, is the perfect showcase for eclectic offering of antique furniture, Victorian and art glass, china, lighting, jewellery, art, rare and local history books as well as a vast array of unique collectibles. (Approx. 10 km from us, 9 minutes)



Join Kimberly Chant-Allin for a Victoria Era tea party.  Kimberly has turned her lifelong passion for late nineteenth century food and fashion into a delightful tea parlour where she ‘educates people about the Victoria Way of Life.” Their tea experience has visitors participate in an interactive demonstration of the proper tableware setting used in Victoria afternoon tea, including tea etiquette.  (Approx. 5 km, 4 minutes)


Brimacombe Ski Hill

One of Southern Ontario’s largest ski and snowboard facilities, Brimacombe has something for everyone in both winter and summer months!  From beginner terrain to black diamonds, you’ll have fun on 21 runs, 11 lifts, two terrain parks and two chalets spread over 60 skiable acres.  In the summer, sign the kids up for a weekly theme at Day Camp Brimacombe. (Approx. 1 km from us, 1 minute)


Ganaraska Forest Centre

With hundreds of kilometres of hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and even horseback riding trails right in our backyard, it is little wonder that the Ganaraska Forest Centre is a hub of outdoor recreational activity four seasons round.  Set within 4,452 hectares (11,000 acres) of the majestic Ganaraska Forest, the facility is a showcase of world-class environmental and ecologically friendly design. (Approx. 10 km, 8 minutes)


Laveanne Lavender Fields

These lavender fields are located within the picturesque rolling hills of Northumberland County.  Browse their charming shop full of lavender inspired gifts.  Natural body care products, made from 100% pure lavender essential oil, and lavender inspired food items.  Also check out the Grow Tasty area that is a certified organic edible plant nursery offering over 400 varieties of edible plants – herbs, edible flowers, vegetable start, vines, berries and fruits.  And enjoy lunch on the Terrace or an exclusive pop-up dining experience at Open Air Bistro. (Approx. 17 km, 14 minutes)



Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Home for car and kart racing, Mosport is located North of Bowmanville in the Municipality of Clarington.(Approx. 19 km, 15 minutes)




Outdoor field with 5 unique playing fields for small or large groups.  It’s wonderful fun and, also good for building team work, communication skills and making memories…and it’s a great workout!  Even if you haven’t played before, no worries.  You’ll leave feeling like a pro. (14 km – 11 min)


Stonehenge Golf Club & Newcastle Golf & Country Club

Located in Bowmanville, Stonehenge Golf Club is not only the perfect choice for playing at a spectacular championship 9-hole golf course but you can enjoy their outdoor lounge patio and fully licensed course.  (13 km away, 12 minutes).   In Newcastle, prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience at their 18-hole course at Newcastle Golf and Country Club in a relaxing, picturesque backdrop.  Their course is a pleasure for golfers of any skill level and their club offers exceptional service and a comfortable atmosphere.  (approx.. 20 km, 17 minutes)



Village of Newcastle

Newcastle Village is a picturesque and bustling town nestled right on Lake Ontario.  It is a historical little town that is big on tourism and recreation.  The village promotes many events such as a weekly concert series, Art Shows, The Harvest Festival, Canada Day and Santa Parade.  With its small town village charm, shops and services in the business area are very dynamic and offer everything you need in home décor, culture, food and recreation. (Approx. 17 km, 15 minutes)


Village of Orono

Founded in 1832, Orono has become an antiquing Mecca with over 82 antique stores in the downtown core.  It is the locale for some of the most enjoyable and popular yearly events in Clarington:  The Orono Fair, Orono Bluegrass and Old Tyme Country Jamboree, and the Ontario Country Kennel Club Dog Show.  The closest liquor store! (Approx. 9 km, 9 min.)


Kendal Village

The closest variety store is located in the village of Kendal.  They also have a post office in their community center. (Approx. 1 km, 1 minute).