If you love the arts and beautiful scenery, you’ll find it all in one place in the adorable town of Warkworth.
Located less than two hours outside of Toronto in the beautiful Trent Hills of Northumberland County, Warkworth is as charming as it gets.
It’s described as a “designated arts community” nestled among seven picturesque rolling hills.
The town of Warkworth says it offers a “unique blend of a friendly country village and uptown style.”
It’s a haven for those who love theatre, music, fine arts, sculpture, dining, shopping, and studio-hopping.
As you stroll among the historic architecture and breathe the fresh country air, you’ll pass many shops selling unique items of all kinds.
When you’re ready to catch a show, the Warkworth Town Hall Centre for the Arts regularly hosts professional actors and musicians.
As for outdoor attractions, The Millennium Trail “meanders beside a gurgling brook,” the website says.
It’s also where the famous Warkworth Lilac Festival takes place every spring.
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The lilac trail has 65 different varieties of rare and magnificent lilacs, and there are over 300 to see and smell in late May.
The town also hosts a weekly event called Magic Evening Under the Stars every Friday in December, and an annual Maple Syrup Festival in March.
This isn’t your average sleepy small town, either. This community is definitely up-and-coming.
According to the town, Warkworth is “on the move and there’s excitement in the air.”
So whether you’re looking for a day trip destination, a weekend getaway, or a new place to call home, this sophisticated small town welcomes you with open arms!