What to Do and See in Haldimand

What to Do and See in Haldimand


Explore the culture and heritage of Haldimand. Start your day in a Grand way by visiting us here at Purple Haven then enjoy the rest of the day on the Grand. 
Located in Ontario's Southwest, where the waters of the southern Grand River meet Lake Erie. Quiet country roads, small town charm and beautiful scenery. The rural landscapes feature farms, fields and forests offering you the ideal touring experience for anyone seeking a day-long or extended excursion


Visit the Beaches, Conservation Areas and Parks in the area.  







Haldimand County is known far and wide for its excellent fishing! Located along the shores of Lake Erie and the historic Grand River, there are plenty of options to explore







Enjoy local freshness at the farmers’ markets, fall fairs and many other local agricultural events.


Come and explore the Harvests of Haldimand County - Agriculture is an important part of the local economy and local food awaits you within our boundaries. Enjoy local freshness at the farmers’ markets, fall fairs and many other local agricultural events. Come rain or shine, various fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, maple syrup, honey and specialty products are available for your culinary pleasure. The fresh taste and excellent quality is the next best thing to harvesting it yourself! 

Come see us at the Farmers Market in Dunnville every Saturday and Tuesday from 7 am to noon.  Come see us in our new building.


 Vendors at the market 

Dunnville Waterfront Park & Pavilion/Farmers Market  

What about a round of golf? Haldimand County offers some first-class golf courses to challenge the novice or pro, plus all the amenities of city clubs without line-ups and high fees.


 Why not check out some local farms

local farm activities at Richardson's Farmers Market.  

James & Kirsten Richardson own this family farm and offer different events though out  the year.  It is highly recommend by us here at Purple Haven for a family day out.  

The Spring Maple Syrup Run,  Fall Fun at the Farm,  Savour Summer Fresh Flavours



Shared Harvest Community Farm and Educational Centre is a registered not for profit community farm.  Besides growing food for and with the community the farm offers cooking classes, music dinner nights, educational workshops, has an annual "Turnip the Beets" family music festival and a Harmonica Retreat weekend.


Tour Haldimand’s historical properties with the  Driving App

Explore Haldimand By Car   

Explore Haldimand By Motorcycle

Explore Haldimand By Bike



Check out the Dunnville Chamber of Commerce for more things to see and do  like 

the Mudcat festival 


 Places to Stay 

Haldimand County’s historic and picturesque communities offer small town charm and rural friendliness. Visitors have  choices in quality and comfortable accommodations including Bed and Breakfasts, Campgrounds, Cottages, Country Inns and Motels.  We here at Purple Haven recommend two Bed and Breakfasts that we partner with here in Haldimand 




The Reeve Bed and Breakfast

A Historic, Boutique Style Bed and Breakfast  located in Dunnville.   

5 star rating with TripAdvisor   

About The Reeve Bed and Breakfast

Built in 1869 by the town's 'Reeve' this historic, boutique style B & B features a one and two bedroom suite with private bathrooms and sitting areas. The two bedroom suite boasts a furnished, roof top patio. Steps away from restaurants, shops and waterfront.


Le B&B

Le B and B is located in Caledonia, across from the Grand River. They are a Century home with lots of charm

5 star rating with TripAdvisor  





Other places to stay you can check out the County website here


Haldimand County's strongest asset is the friendly "small town" atmosphere and that will keep you coming back