By Ontario’s Southwest on Nov. 01, 2023
Whether you’re looking for a fun holiday shopping escape or a relaxing rural retreat, Norfolk County offers picture-perfect views, cozy meals, and cold-weather activities that are sure to help you warm up your winter. This two-day itinerary will help you craft a perfect plan for a few days away with friends or that special someone in your life.
Winter stays away beg for an inviting place to put your feet up, watch the snowflakes fly and enjoy the fact that there’s nowhere else you need to be. From quaint bed and breakfasts to cozy cabins and welcoming inns, Norfolk County is filled with unexpected options. Best bets include:
Set on 34 acres of woodlands in the countryside just outside of Tillsonburg, the three bedrooms here offer a perfect place for a romantic escape or group getaway. Be sure to call dibs on the Grand View Room to enjoy the best views in the house.
This rustic wood lodge that sleeps up to 11 has a brand-new heating system and two fireplaces to keep things extra warm and cozy. If you’re looking for something smaller, Long Point Eco-Adventures now also offers three winterized camping pods on the property that sleeps two.
If you can tear yourself away from your luxurious suite at Clonmel Castle, common areas for guests to enjoy in this 12,000-square-foot historic mansion include a library with a roaring fire and a music room with two grand pianos that guests are welcome to play.
The Dover George is not just a place to stay; it’s a one-of-a-kind indulgence for those seeking the extraordinary. Boasting 4 uniquely designed suites, The George features curated aesthetics and refined comfort beyond compare.
Winter weather calls for delicious meals that stick to your ribs. While the fields of Ontario’s Garden may be snow-covered in the winter months, area chefs still know how to make local ingredients shine. Add these can’t-miss winter dishes to your agenda:
Norfolk County is home to outdoor activities where you can embrace winter’s chill and cozy indoor options to enjoy as you tour the countryside. Consider some of these fabulous ideas for frosty fun:
There are also excellent options to warm up a winter day or evening by enjoying a little time indoors:
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