In Headwaters, you will discover small towns with histories as rich as the region’s fall colours. Explore the culture, shopping and culinary gems of Rosemont, Mulmur, Violet Hill and Shelburne. The Dufferin County Museum & Archives offers an engaging look into the area’s rural past through beautifully curated exhibits, programs, and tours. There is a lot to see and do, both inside and around the grounds.
Make the short drive to Violet Hill for a meal at Mrs. Mitchell’s Restaurant, a charming eatery in a historic schoolhouse. Across the way is Granny Taught Us How and Heidi’s Room where you can browse quality home décor, unique fashions and one-of-kind gifts. For a close encounter of the artistic kind, tour the Alton Mill Arts Centre and mingle with artists working in their studios or stroll the galleries of the historic mill. The 2017 Headwaters Art Festival takes place from September 15 to October 1, 2017. Now in its 21th year the festival is a must for art aficionados.
Pack up your goodies and take a scenic drive to Hockley Valley Resort. After checking in, unwind at the hotel lobby bar with a glass of award-winning wine from the resort’s own Adamo Estate Winery, or experience the winery in-person, just a two-minute drive away. The next morning, wake up to a gourmet breakfast that will set the tone for an indulgent day at the hotel spa or a peaceful hike along the resort’s rolling hills.