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Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks

A Walk Along The Grand River

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 09:00 AM

  • Begin your adventure at Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks, the oldest standing church in Ontario where you can take a free outdoor tour by downloading the Driftscape app and searching “Six Nations”. Here you will see the historic graveyard and tomb, which is the final resting place of Joseph Brant and his son, John Brant.
  • Behind Mohawk Chapel you can access part of Brantford’s 70km of natural trails to hike, run or bike along. Many of Brantford’s historic sites are also located alongside...

Lorne Park in summer

Fresh Air, Food and Fun in Brantford

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 09:00 AM

  • Swing into The Blue Dog Café for a hot coffee or a cold brew and pick up one of their delicious baked goods. Head to the nearby trail access point and take a walk along the Gordon Glaves Grand River Loop, a peaceful 6km trail that offers tranquil views of the Grand River. Feel at peace while appreciating a variety of wildflowers and engage in some excellent birdwatching opportunities along the river. 
  • Pick up lunch to-go at The Healthy Rabbit, a delicious spot to fuel your body with healthy...

Grand River at sunrise.

Serenity Along the Grand River

Posted on Monday, December 28, 2020 01:14 PM

  • Serenity Country Candles is one of Brantford's hidden gems, a country style shop with something for everyone on your list. This tranquil spot features a beautiful selection of unique gifts, décor, candles, soaps, and delicious coffee blends. You will walk away with a treasure or two for sure! Try a fresh brewed coffee or sweet treat from the Café and settle into a comfortable chair for a chat with the friendly staff.
  • Located nearby, walk along the Gordon Glaves Memorial Pathway, a 6 km peaceful...

Mash Paddle Brewing

Lions, Tigers, and...Brews! Oh My!

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 01:07 PM

  • Arrive at Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre and view our local memorabilia, gather travel information, and shop from a variety of merchandise and souvenirs. If you are travelling by tour bus, we will provide a hop on welcome from our staff with a complimentary goodie bag for each visitor.
  • Depart for the Brant-Brantford Twin Valley Zoo where you will spend the next 2.5 hours exploring over 80 species of animals at this wildlife park.
  • Next, travel to Bell City Brewing Co., where...

Chocolate treats in a glass display case.

A Taste of Brantford

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 12:51 PM

  • Enjoy sweets, fresh farm produce, and fine dining in Brantford.
  • Stop at Le Chocolat Du Savoie for handmade Belgian chocolates or SWEET Bakery for their locally loved cupcakes, sugar cookies, short bread, macaroons, sandwich cookies, and more.
  • For a real taste of Brantford, take a short drive to Brantwood Farms where you can browse their farm shop for local produce, homemade bread, cookies, pies, dumplings, or pastries.
  • Enjoy dinner at The Olde School Restaurant,...