Hamlet Heaven

Nestled into the banks of the Credit River Valley, this picturesque town is home to a myriad of talented artists.


Spring is in the air, and after a long chilly winter, people are eager to get outside and explore all the great things to do in YDH. During this difficult time, it's important you and your family stay close to home while taking the opportunity to explore all the wonderful things to do in your own backyard. Don't know what's in your own backyard? Visit ontariotravel.net to re-discover some pretty cool activities all over the province while supporting your local businesses and communities. If you are lucky enough to live in YDH (we are biased), we\ve got some great ideas for you to get active outside, explore your inner artist, learn something new and celebrate this awesome season...virtually or in-person.

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Visit one of Ontario’s last remaining Hamlets, and explore all that Glen Williams has in store. Nestled into the banks of the Credit River Valley, this picturesque town is home to a myriad of talented artists, as well as unique antique and furnishing shops. After a casual lunch at Copper Kettle Pub, head over to the Williams Mill Creative Arts Studios. Home to over 25 artists specializing in an amazing variety of mediums, spend the afternoon meeting glass artists, sculptors, wood carvers, painters, and everyone in between.

Copper Kettle Pub

Williams Mill

While you’re there, be sure to check out Beaumont Mill Antiques and Collectibles for one-of-a-kind finds and treasures from times past.

Tucked into the lower level of the Williams Mill building is the acclaimed Glen Tavern restaurant, the perfect place to enjoy a meal as beautiful as the artwork you’ve spent the day with. An affiliate of long-loved Scaramouche in Toronto, the Glen Tavern promises seasonal, contemporary food, carefully selected wines and drinks in a convivial setting you won’t soon forget.