Grand River at sunrise.
  • 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 prepared while you shop 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 trail with views of the Grand River. Feel at peace while appreciating a variety of wildflowers and plants or engage in excellent bird watching opportunities. In the cooler months, take a driving tour of Lawren Harris’ childhood homes located nearby and swing into Altitude Coffee Roasters Cafe for a delicious hot beverage or wellness shot or cleansing juice from Norfolk Juice Co.
  • Enjoy a refreshment and lunch at Fume Restobar, nestled in one of Brantford’s historically rich neighborhoods, the atmosphere is relaxing and family friendly. The menu features Greek and Mediterranean inspired cuisine with a touch of smoked and Asian flare and you can expect eye pleasing dishes from family recipes at an affordable price. Enjoy the sunshine on the outdoor patio and be sure to try their house made tzatziki to accompany your favourite dish.
  • Before you head home, visit Grand Wellness Centre and pamper yourself with your choice of massage, reflexology, alternative healing, or one of the many aesthetic treatments offered. Inside their popular salt cave, cozy up with a blanket in an anti-gravity chair and enjoy the serene atmosphere while allowing your body to restore itself. For a unique luxury, try an authentic European beer bath in the Beer Spa while overlooking the Trans-Canada trail and sipping a beverage. Your mind, body, and soul will thank you!