Nearby Towns and Attractions
5 minutes away in Ashton
Alpenblick Farm – Amongst the Swiss paraphernalia and charm, you’ll find an assortment of natural products including 100% grass-fed beef, goat and lamb, organic chicken and turkey, Swiss mountain cheese, cheese curds, pastured eggs, kefir, honey, maple syrup and organic juice powders. Open to the public Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 5pm. Swing open the gate, drive in, close the gate and follow the 1km scenic driveway. 8138 Golf Club Way, Ashton. 613-253-2640.
Ashton Brewing Company – Along the banks of the Jock River, you’ll find brew masters making their own line of authentic pub ale brewed on site at The Ashton Mill. Pick up craft beer-to-go or stay and enjoy some pub-fare in the restaurant. 113 Old Mill Rd, Ashton. 613-257-4423.
10 minutes away in Stittsville
NeXT Restaurant – (613) 836-8002
One of Stittsville’s favourite restaurants, NeXT offers globally inspired plates that are paired with unique cocktails and diverse wines in contemporary digs.
6400 Hazeldean Road, Ottawa ON K2S 1S4
Cabotto’s Restaurant – (613) 592-3097
Homemade pasta is the forte of this refined Italian eatery in a house with homey, dark-wood decor.
5816 Hazeldean Rd, Stittsville, ON K2S 1B9
The Glen Scottish Pub and Restaurant – (613) 836-5622
Haggis, Scotch eggs & customizable fish ‘n’ chips are served at this small, classy Scottish tavern.
6081 Hazeldean Road Unit 1010, Stittsville, ON K2S 1B9
Liquor store (LCBO) – (613) 836-3063
6065 Hazeldean Rd, Stittsville, ON K2S 1B9
Shoppers Drug Mart – (613) 831-0901
1300 Stittsville Main St Unit 101A, Stittsville, ON K2S 1A3
Brown’s Your Independent Grocer – (613) 831-9268
The largest grocery store in the area. 1251 Stittsville Main Street, Stittsville, ON K2S 2E5
Stittsville Flea Market – Stittsville’s vintage market is open Sunday’s from 9am to 5pm. 2079 Carp Road, Stittsville Ontario, K0A 1L0
10 minutes away in Kanata
Tanger Outlets – Shopping-mall chain featuring a variety of brand-name & designer outlet stores. 8555 Campeau Dr, Ottawa.
Altitude Gym Kanata – The biggest bouldering gym in North America with more than 250 bouldering problems. A family friendly zone includes boulder climbing, augmented reality wall and a ninja warrior course. 501 Palladium Drive, Kanata. 613-903-5989.
Extreme Trampoline Park – This indoor amusement space has trampoline activity areas that allow you to bounce, slam dunk, crash and jump. 50 Frank Nighbor Place
Amuse Kitchen & Wine – Casual, modern stop offering eclectic sharable plates, seafood & meats plus wine, beer & cocktails. 500 Eagleson Rd, Kanata, 613-880-8883.
Jack Astors – Pub fare and a fun, friendly atmosphere where kids can draw on the (paper) tablecloths and you can watch the game. 125 Roland Michener Dr, Kanata. 613-271-1041.
Loblaws grocery store – 200 Earl Grey Drive, Kanata. 613-599-9934.
LCBO – 499 Terry Fox Dr, Ottawa. 613-592-1849.
20 minutes away in Almonte
Riverwalk – Beginning at the Almonte Old Town Hall, follow a winding path through town with information boards to guide your journey along the Mississippi. Along the Riverwalk are stunning views of the falls, historic mills revamped into condos, and a beautiful view of heritage Mill Street!
Blakeney Rapids Trail – This meandering 0.6 km out-and-back trail winds its way through the trees and over foot bridges while offering scenic views of the rushing rapids along the way. Small parking lot just over the bridge on Blakeney Road in the town of Blakeney.
Hummingbird Chocolate Maker – A café, factory and retail shop all rolled into one for chocolate lovers! Learn about the history of Hummingbird and discover how chocolate is made from cacao bean to bar by taking one of their 45 minute tours. 476 Ottawa Street, Almonte. 613-801-0357.
Joe’s Italian Kitchen – Nestled in a heritage wool mill, you’ll find a cozy, rustic establishment serving up Italian meals and glasses of wine complimented by the sounds and views of the waterfall. 7 Mill Street, Almonte. 613-256-4033.
The Almonte Ice Cream Shop – Treat yourself at the local ice cream stand serving all of your favourites, including ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes dip cones and floats! 27 Mill Street. 613-218-8882.
20 minutes away in Carp
Carp Fair – Every September at the Carp Fairgrounds, the “Best Little Fair in Canada”, welcomes locals and tourists to an amusement park, petting zoo, concerts, agricultural learning, equestrian events, tractor pulls, concerts and so much more. The fair will take place September 22-25, 2022. 3790 Carp Rd, Carp, ON
Carp Farmers Market – On Saturday mornings, you can find fruits, vegetables, meats, baked goods and crafts from local farmers, bakers and artists. Market open Saturday 8:30am-1:00pm from May through to the end of October at the Carp Fairgrounds. 3790 Carp Rd, Carp, ON
Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum – A massive four-storey underground bunker turned museum that was built between 1959 and 1961 as a shelter for top officials in the event of a nuclear war. On weekend evenings, one entire 25,000 square foot floor is turned into an escape room. Use logic and teamwork to find clues, solve puzzles and make it out before the clock counts down! 3929 Carp Road. 613-839-0007.
Alice’s Cafe – Directly across the street from the Carp Fairgrounds is Alice’s Cafe. A comfy hub for carefully sourced coffee drinks and casual eats, including panini, poutine and breakfast. 3773 Carp Rd, Carp. 613-470-2233.
Cheshire Cat Pub – Convivial British pub featuring a robust array of whisky, local beer and refined bar fare. 2193 Richardson Side Rd, Carp. 613-831-2183.
KIN Vineyards – Stop by the most northern Ontario Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Vineyard for tastings and a tremendous meal among the vines. 2225 Craig’s Side Rd, Carp. 613-519-1621.