Prince Edward County is a unique island getaway in southeastern Ontario offering something for everyone: beautiful beaches, scenic back roads for cycling and exploring, a rich collection of colonial architecture, and a vibrant culture featuring fine restaurants and other local culinary delights, wineries, galleries as well as music, theatre, food and art festivals. Many of the County’s attractions, particularly wineries, restaurants and galleries, can be found in and around Wellington.
Below are links to assist you in exploring the County!
General Tourism Information
The County’s official tourism website is: PEC Official Tourism Website
Information about Wellington is also available at: Discover Wellington
Food & Drink
The County offers much to the food lover, from locally grown fare and farmer’s markets to fine restaurants. Wellington is home to restaurants for fine dining and casual fare, and wineries abound in the countryside around Wellington. For information, including maps, see:
The County is a haven for artists, featuring many fine works of painting, photography, pottery, glass and jewellery. Several galleries and studios can be found in Wellington, as well as throughout the County. Information is available at:
Sandbanks Provincial Park, a 15-20 minute drive from Wellington, is renowned for its large sand dunes and beaches: Sandbanks Park
North Beach, a 15 minute drive from Wellington, is less famous than Sandbanks, but also offers a great beach and is popular with locals: North Beach Park
In addition, Wellington has its own small beach with a boardwalk and lighthouse.
The County is a popular destination for cyclists. For information on cycling, including maps and itineraries, see: Cycling
The County is home to several festivals throughout the year. Some of the more notable include: