Relaxing Local Retreats

The Globe and Mail on why we need to retreat to nature to decompress and re-centre. Read Where to stay for a relaxing local retreat in Ontario.  Big thanks to Central Counties Tourism for your continuous support.

I’ve Been Bit – In Clarington

The Hive Centre and Stay was recently featured in Travel Blog – I’ve Been Bit – in an article titled “You’ll Fall For These Awesome Things to Do in Clarington, Ontario”. Author and former guest of The Hive, Lindsay, explores some of the amazing things to do in Clarington as well as the features and […]

Featured in Ultimate Ontario

In February 2020, 11 incredible individuals from the Toronto Bloggers Collective stayed at The Hive as part of a Durham Tour thanks to Central Counties Tourism. It feels like the retreat was a gift for all of us – especially in light of what has happened since. Much appreciation to Christopher James Mitchell and Kevin Wagar for featuring […]

Searching for Signs

Sharon Mendelaoui, Founder and Creative Director of Daily Dream 360, writes about her profound experience at The Hive. “I had no idea that during this visit to the Hive Centre and by participating in a few spiritual ceremonies, crafts and nature walks, I’d receive so much enlightenment.” Click here to read Winter Spiritual Retreat at […]

Let’s Chat with Shayne Traviss

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Your Vivid Life’s Shayne Traviss, hosted a Let’s Chat zoom call – it was an eye-opening discussion about what people are experiencing and how we can move forward sustainably. He was joined by musician Jeremiah Hill and The Hive Co-owner, Elsii Faria. The three of them enjoyed a hearty laugh before engaging with a full […]

Spark Centre Magazine – Queen Bee

The Hive is honoured to be featured in the latest edition of the Spark Centre‘s Business & Innovation Magazine. We love the layout, imaging and content… and we are in good company with many amazing community builders and innovators from our region. Read the Queen Bee article on pp. 38-39 to find out a little about how The […]

The Power of Plants

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Edible wild plants have begun to grow. It is the perfect time to take advantage of the power of plants to strengthen our immune systems with a high dosage of nutrients. Did you know that every part of the dandelion is edible and full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants? And there are many others plants […]

Maiku tries Ice Fishing & Nature Therapy

“I was invited to go check out some activities in the Durham area. (1 hour outside of Toronto). First, we headed out to Scugog Lake to do some ice fishing in the middle of the lake, and then we were brought over to “The Hive Centre” to learn about aboriginal rituals and Shinrin Yoku which […]

Toronto Bloggers Collective

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In February 2020, Eleanor Cook of Central Counties Tourism contacted us about hosting a group from Toronto Bloggers Collective. We were thrilled that The Hive Centre was the finale to a 2-day experience in Durham Region. Transported by limousines, eleven writers and artists went ice fishing with Scugog Ice Adventures, visited local breweries (Falcon Brewing […]

Award from

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It has been quite the experience to meet so many international travelers in our rural corner of the world. Grateful for the connections and love from our guests! #morethananumber#bookingcom