Waterfront cottage on protected cove in Lake Ontario's Presqu'ile Bay. Access to Trent Severn Waterway nearby.
Located in a small residential community within Presqu'ile Provincial Park - with access to the Provincial Park's beaches, activities, trails and amenities with the included use of the Annual Park Pass (subject to their operating hours; also need to pre-schedule your visit online up to 5-days in advance subject to Park availability).
10 minutes from the convenience of the lovely town of Brighton with Sobey's, No Frills, Tim Horton's LCBO, Beer Store and more. Several highly recommended waterfront restaurants available just outside of the Park.
Presqu'ile Provincial Park offers 2.5 km sandy beach; 16 km of trails and paths along shorelines and through woodlands and meadows. Ski, Hike, bike, walk & jog along Park paths. Canoe, Kayak, Fish from your own dock. Swim at Presqu'ile Beach.
Brighton is the gateway to the Trent Severn Waterway and the 1000 islands, both easily accessible by boat.
The Murray Canal connects Brighton with the City of Quinte West, running from Presqu'ile Bay to the Bay of Quinte.
Presqu'ile is well suited to cycling with its flat terrain. There is a bike lane along the paved 8km road loop through the Provincial Park with access to many areas of interest.
Northumberland County also has many well-marked routes and scenic trails for a memorable ride.
See the 'Presqu'ile Promise' route on page 6 of PDF.
Twenty minute drive to the many wineries and antique shops of Prince Edward County.
Presqu’ile Bay and marsh are sheltered enough to allow exploration by canoe.
Canoe use included, several sizes of lifejackets available.
Best description of the paddling routes here:
Northumberland County: Paddle the Trent-Severn Waterway: Presqu’ile Provincial Park
Presqu'ile Provincial Park is one of Ontario's best bird watching locations with over 329 species sightings recorded and 130 species known to nest here.
Mid-March: Waterfowl weekend
May long weekend: Warblers and Whimbrels
Sept Labour day weekend: Monarchs and Migrants
See Friends of Presqu'ile Park for updates on event dates
The Lake Ontario shoreline offers sand beaches at Cobourg, Port Hope, and Presqu'ile Provincial Park. The popular beaches at Sandbanks are also only an hour drive away and accessible with the included Park Pass (subject to Provincial Parks being open).
Beach areas marked on Park Map:
Flat terrain with excellent views. Many hiking options in Presqu'ile Provincial Park:
Jobes’ Woods Trail – 1.0 km, 30 minutes, loop, easy
Owen Point Trail – 1.6 km, 45 minutes, loop, easy
Marsh Trail – 1.2 km, 30 minutes, loop, easy
Pioneer and Newcastle Trails – 8.1 km, 3 hours, two interconnected loops, easy
Lighthouse Foot Path – 300 m, 20 minutes, loop, easy