Family riding bikes

Summer Cycling with Heron Head Bikes

Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 12:28 PM

Cycling is a social distancing-friendly, low-cost and eco-friendly activity that can be enjoyed either solo or in groups. Brantford is home to over 70kms of nature trails and a growing infrastructure of bike lanes for your recreational and transportation needs. Heron Head Bikes is a new one-stop shop in Brantford that services, sells and rents bikes. Try one of their brand new cycling experiences and discover the joys of cycling for adventure, transportation and exercise.

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Couples dining on the patio at Hudson Public

Plan The Perfect Date Night in Brantford

Posted on Thursday, July 08, 2021 06:06 PM

Want to plan the perfect date night in Brantford? Here are a few can’t miss spots that are perfect for a summer date in the Telephone City. Visit our Tourism Directory for a full list of businesses, attractions and ideas to create your own unique adventure in Brantford with your loved one.

Hike or cycle along the Grand River

Rent a step-through bike from Heron Head Bikes and cycle along the over 70kms of nature trails in Brantford. Whether hiking or cycling, the trails have several spots with...


Uncover Hidden Treasures with Geocaching

Posted on Monday, June 14, 2021 12:41 PM

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity beloved by millions worldwide. Essentially, geocaching is a high-tech scavenger hunt where participants use their GPS to find ‘caches’ that are hidden in unexpected places. Caches are usually small plastic containers with a log book inside where successful searchers can sign their name - some even hold small prizes! This is a great outdoor activity for people of all ages, as it reveals secrets hidden in the places you know...

Two people paddling on the Grand River at sunrise

Make Memories on the Grand River

Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021 12:11 PM

The recent beautiful weather and warm temperatures has reminded us of all the fun and exploration that comes from Brantford’s largest natural tourism asset – the Grand River.

Many of the over 70km of nature trails in Brantford overlook this serene Canadian Heritage River and its surrounding Carolinian landscape, providing unique views and excellent walking, hiking and biking opportunities. Visit our Tourism Directory for more information on outdoor recreational activities, food and drink options...


Try These DIY Lawn Games

Posted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 03:58 PM

Lawn games are a classic spring and summer activity. If you don't have the items you need at home already, your local hardware or art supply store should have what you need – not to mention that a great DIY project is it's own activity! Here are a few fun takes on some classic lawn games.

Lady Bug & Bumble Bee Tic-Tac-Toe: A great activity for kids. Take a nature walk and select some smooth, paintable stones. Use paint to turn your stones into lady bugs and bumble bees, create a bright...