About The Kawarthas

Peterborough, Lindsay & Surrounding Area

This Area was named Kawartha - The Land of the Shining Waters, by the First Nations people. This picturesque landscape consists of well over 50 lakes & waterways, many connected by the Great Trent Severn Waterway.


• Peterborough Lift Locks
• Trent Severn Waterway
• Warsaw Caves
• Petroglyphs Provincial Park
• Provincial Parks, Hiking and Bicycle Trails
• Sir Sandford Fleming College and Trent University
• Buckhorn Fine Art Festivals and Craft Shows
• Sir Sandford Fleming College and Trent University
• Canadian Canoe Museum
• Settler’s Village, Bocaygeon


• Lindsay's Academy Theatre
• Lakefield Jazz Festival
• Bobcaygeon's Annual Firefighter Games
• Lakeview Arts Barn and Globus Theatre
• Annual Bobcaygeon Open Fiddle & Dance Contest
• Showplace Theatre in Peterborough
• Annual Fenelon Falls Rodeo
• Lindsay' Riverfest


Enjoy fishing these great sport fish:

• Largemouth Bass
• Smallmouth Bass
• Muskie
• Walleye
• Perch
• Brook Trout
• Rainbow Trout
• Brown Trout


Enjoy some of Ontario's Finest Courses. So many great courses, so close together.


• Kayaking in Burleigh Falls
• Canoeing in one of many Lakes or Rivers


• Over 50 Lakes & Waterways
• Enjoy the Great Trent Severn Waterway
• Take a scenic cruise on a chartered vessel
• Pigeon Lake Yacht Club’s Annual Bow Tie Regatta in Bobcaygeon

Our Cottage Services

The living room/kitchen is open concept with lots of windows.

It has its own front patio and fire grill.

It is a short walk to the dock where you can moor your boat.

We are next door to a public boat launch.

There is a fridge and a stove.

One bedroom offers a double bed.

The second bedroom offers a bunk bed with a single and double bed.

Window air conditioner.

3 piece washroom with air conditioning

Kitchen table and two small couches and one chair.

Patio table and chairs outside along with a fire pit.

Parking and boat slip included.



We stayed in the cute and renovated two bedroom in August of 2014. My wife and kids loved the place. So much to do. Jim thanks so much for taking my family and I out for a boat ride. It was not expected and very much appreciated. We had a great week.

Jim and Tanya




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