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Getting to Know Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County is an island in Lake Ontario. It is halfway between Ottawa and Toronto and just south of Belleville. It is famous for three Sandbanks Beaches located at Sandbanks Provincial Park which are considered to be the best beaches in Canada. It boasts of 40 plus wineries and is considered to be Canada’s fastest wineries in the region.


The County is one municipality, but with nine regions, each have their own distinct character and much to explore. The vast farmland, bay shore views and teeny towns of Ameliasburgh and Sophiasburg contrast the bustle of the Main Streets of Picton, Bloomfield and Wellington. Hillier, Waupoos and the South Shore are havens for agricultural and craft beverage experiences. And Sandbanks? Only the worlds largest baymouth barrier dune formation. For more information about PEC, you can visit The County website.

Join me as we explore The Prince Edward County.

Hidden Gems at Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County is an island in Lake Ontario where you go to fall in love with food, nature, art and community all over again. We’re a cluster of small hamlets and villages. Our roots are deep in farming and agriculture, trade through our waterways, and unique natural features surrounded by 800km of shoreline. You may have just found us but we’ve been welcoming visitors to our beaches for almost 200 years.

Today ‘The County’ is home to artists, entrepreneurs, farmers, wine makers, chefs and all sorts of creative and passionate folks. We have a reputation for capturing hearts and imaginations. So be warned. You may find yourself visiting for the weekend but considering