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Hastings County is the second-largest county in Ontario, and spans from The Bay of Quinte Region in the south, to Algonquin Park in the north.

We’ve got everything for outdoor adventurers including countless lakes, conservation areas and parks, hiking trails, and more! We consider ourselves a four-season playground with lots of activities to enjoy no matter what time of year you arrive.

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THERE IS PLENTY TO DO HERE IN HASTINGS COUNTY, INCLUDING YEAR-ROUND MULTI-USE TRAILS, MOTORSPORTS, FISHING, MUSEUMS, THEATRE, AND MUCH MORE.

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HASTINGS COUNTY IS HOME TO AWARD-WINNING BUSINESSES AND AUTHENTIC ENTREPRENEURS; THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE. FROM OUR INCREDIBLE BAKERIES, RESTAURANTS, BEVERAGE PRODUCERS, VINTAGE AND GIFT SHOPS, RETAIL, ACCOMMODATIONS, AND MUCH MORE.

WITH OUR PROXIMITY TO MAJOR HIGHWAYS AND BEING SITUATED BETWEEN TORONTO AND OTTAWA, HASTINGS COUNTY IS THE PERFECT PLACE TO START A BUSINESS, RELOCATE AND INVEST OR WORK REMOTELY SURROUNDED BY THE SERENITY OF LAKES AND FORESTS.

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There is always something to do in hastings county. here you will find helpful itineraries, adventures and news.

The Holidays Are Here In Hastings County 2022
November 17, 2022

The holiday season is upon us, which means the calendar will be full of festivities, parades, holiday markets, performances, and holiday cheer. With so much going on in Hasting County

Remembrance Day Ceremonies 2022
November 10, 2022

It is the time of year when we gather to pay respects in honor of our veterans for the many sacrifices they made for our freedom. Here is a list

Fall wedding planning: All you need for the big day
November 8, 2022

XO Life Celebrations: Photo Source - Tracy Richards Is there a better time for a wedding than the autumn? Fall foliage provides the perfect backdrop, you won’t melt or freeze,

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Fourteen municipalities making up Ontario’s second largest county. We have plenty of room to explore, live and work. Our housing costs are much lower than the ‘big city’ and you will find yourself surrounded by picturesque lakes. Here you can work remotely while admiring the great outdoors.

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Hastings County is situated on the traditional territory of many nations including the Huron-Wendat, Anishnaabe, and the Haudenosaunee peoples. Hastings County Council acknowledges our shared obligation to respect, honour and sustain these lands and the natural resources contained within. We honour their cultures and celebrate their commitment to this land. We would also like to acknowledge the Mohawk and Algonquin nations whose traditional and unceded territory we gather upon. Hastings County is situated on treaty land that is steeped in rich Indigenous history and home to many First Nations, Métis and Inuit people.

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Quinn's of Tweed

345 Victoria St. North Tweed, Ontario K0K 3J0

Visitors often ask about the building and it’s name, Quinn’s of Tweed. In fact, tradition dictates that we keep, with honour,  the name Quinn’s of Tweed, the original name of the store and building. The Quinn’s of Tweed building is one of the town’s oldest and most beautiful historic stone structures, dating back to the 1880s. The twelve foot walls allow us to hang paintings in the traditional French salon style. You’ll marvel at the craftmanship of the ash and maple staircase, the old bookeeper’s office, and the stained glass that brings one back to an era when a handshake and promise were as good as gold – today, we still believe in those principles.

gaylord hardwood flooring

228 Victoria St N, Tweed, ON K0K 3J0

Charles Frederick McGowan sold the lot in 1907 to William James Lawrence for $600.00. Shortly thereafter Mr. Lawrence erected the building which still stands there today. He conducted a furniture business until 1912, when he sold the property to the Traders’ Bank of Canada, which within the year, was taken over by the Royal Bank of Canada. It operated out of the building until 1942, when the war forced consolidations and closures due to a lack of tellers (men). The property changed hands a couple more times before local Tweed family, Gaylord Forest Products secured the property in 2003. Since then, they have evolved every inch of the interior into an experience. Each room throughout the building is a real life ‘showroom’ from top to bottom; you simply have to see it to believe it. The stairwell in particular holds a lot of history!

Marmora and Lake Inn

Come as strangers. Leave as friends.

29 Bursthall St, Marmora, ON K0K 2M0

Experience the charm of our 1906 mansion, nestled in the village of Marmora, Ontario, an historic town celebrating 200 years in 2021. The large and stately home was built by Ed Shannon for lumber baron Henry Reginald Pearce (known as “Reginald”) and his family, who purchased the lot for $200. It remained a private family dwelling for many decades and eventually was converted to a Bed and Breakfast by Chris and Lilly Boldly.

It now operates as Marmora And Lake Inn B&B and boasts beautiful, spacious bedrooms with quaint old-world craftsmanship for a luxurious stay. Onsite amenities include an exceptional indoor swimming pool, bubbler tub, infrared sauna, large screen SMART TV’s in each room, wireless internet access throughout, and generous sized gathering rooms. And being a small town, the pool is open to the community and friends for a nominal fee (pre-booking is required).

Our guests enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast including locally baked breads and pastries, yogurt and fresh fruit, an extensive beverage and tea/coffee bar featuring a wide variety of flavours and blends. Great outdoor patio area for fair-weather relaxation and large private events.

Whether planning a romantic weekend for two, a small wedding, a family reunion or a week-long visit to bask in the natural beauty of the region, the Marmora And Lake Inn B&B will help make it a time to remember. (Please note that all bedrooms are on the upper levels and we don’t yet have accessibility assist.)