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Art in the Hills
Experience Art in the Hills – just steps outside Toronto’s back door!

Located just 45 minutes north of Toronto lies the scenic Hills of Headwaters region – home to a vibrant and inspired arts community!

Known for rolling hills, deep valleys, spectacular fall colours and the unique headwaters of four major river systems, it seems our exciting landscape has stirred the artist soul.

In the Hills of Headwaters there are over 200 artists working in every media imaginable. Painters, potters, glassblowers, woodcarvers, weavers, sculptors and jewellers all create here – in styles that range from classical to contemporary to avant-garde!

Golf in the Hills
Step outside Toronto's back door and discover Golf in the Hills!

Just a short hour’s drive north of Toronto, you’ll find the Niagara Escarpment’s undulating terrain creates challenges for golfers at all levels. The varying elevations and spectacular views are typical of the courses of The Hills of Headwaters. Five of the region’s premier courses have joined together to create the Headwaters Golf Trail in 2011.

Great Fall Drives
Great Fall Drives
Spectacular Fall Colours

The Hills of Headwaters, just steps outside Toronto’s back door, is replete with some truly wonderful places to visit – settlements such as Erin, Hockley Village, Belfountain, Shelburne, Bolton and Orangeville boast some fabulous events, things to see and people to meet. The routes to them all are well maintained and easy to find. And the fall colours that provide the backdrop are indeed spectacular. With our many country roads and the rolling terrain provided by the Niagara Escarpment any back-road route will deliver an impressive fall show.

Grown in the Hills
Grown in the Hills - Fresh from the Hills of Headwaters!

These are the Hills of Headwaters, part of the greenbelt... our living countryside. Here you can plant your bare feet on the earth. And when you dine the greens in your salad were picked this morning... the vegetables are from that farm over there... the berries in dessert grow wild along the fencelines.

Horses in the Hills
Horses in the Hills of Headwaters

Join us for Destination Equitation Saturday, September 24th to Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 - where you can experience first-hand the excitement and spirit of equine sport in the Hills of Headwaters, and get an inside look at some of the finest stables in the region. The Hills of Headwaters, a region of scenic countryside north west of Toronto, is the heart of one of the most concentrated equestrian areas in the province of Ontario.

Meetings in the Hills
A convenient, beautiful and serene destination for effective and productive meetings - just steps from Toronto’s back door.

Meeting in the beautiful Hills of Headwaters, combined with the absence of day-to-day distractions, will encourage your group to focus and think clearly, inspire productivity and creativity, and can be the catalyst your group needs to conquer business challenges or capitalize on new opportunities.

SummerFeast
August 16 to September 4, 2011

Perhaps one of the best-kept ‘secrets’ of the Hills of Headwaters region is the brilliance of the cuisine available at some of the area’s finer establishments – many of which rival or exceed the quality and service one would experience in Toronto’s top restaurants.

To showcase the high-calibre culinary prowess found throughout this region, we are pleased to offer SummerFeast; a special culinary event in which participating restaurants offer fantastic gourmet menus at reduced prices.

Towns and Villages
Towns and Villages in the Hills of Headwaters

The Hills of Headwaters tourism region will be participating in the Province of Ontario's Doors Open program for the fourth consecutive year.

Heritage Comes Alive on Saturday, July 10th 2010

On Saturday, July 10th, visitors and residents are invited to explore this sophisticated rural destination, just steps outside Toronto's back door and discover 17 unique heritage sites that depict the history of this picturesque region of the province.


Events Calendar

Featured Events

Orangeville Annual Founders’ Fair
Jul 8 - 9, 2011
Historic Downtown Orangeville

Cuisine-Art
Jul 15 - 17, 2011
Tea Boutique

Caledon Farmers' Market - Bring Your Pet Day
Jul 14, 2011
Town of Caledon

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