From historic mills and villages to scenic railways and local cuisine, Headwaters offers something for everyone. As you make your way north along Highway 10, into the Headwaters region, begin your trip with a stop at Inglewood Antique Market. The old apple barn is home to several antique dealers offering visitors a wide array antiques including furniture, one-of-a-kind décor pieces, fine china and glassware, as well as vintage clothing and accessories.
After a day of Headwaters’ beautiful vistas rest and relax in the village of Alton. Settled in the mid-1800s, Alton was a once a thriving mill town with two anchor mills that have since been converted to an exquisite country inn and an established art gallery. The definitive country inn retreat, experience comfort and heritage-charm at The Millcroft Inn and Spa. The Inn’s refreshing blend of rural serenity and sophisticated hospitality offers luxury accommodations, upscale dining and spa services in the tranquility of the countryside.
Just down the hill from The Millcroft Inn and Spa is the historic Alton Mill Arts Centre. This national award-winning heritage building has been called “a jewel in the crown of the GTA arts scene”. The Mill is home to 25 studio artists, galleries, a heritage museum, café and unique shops that are a pleasure to explore, and find that perfect memento of your stay in Headwaters.
As the day gives way to a warm Headwaters evening, head down the road for a night of great music, a pint of local craft beer and dinner at Ray’s 3rd Generation Bistro Bakery. This vibrant bistro and bar is a local haunt and secret few are willing to share, with it’s great food, friendly staff and live music.