A Short Distance Away

Local Experiences

Discover What’s Happening Close to The Hive

Local Love


Brimacombe Ski Resort has a membership of approximately 3,000 skiers and snowboarders with 150,000 visits annually… yet they remain true to values of family, fun and safety as well as quality and affordability.

Black Diamond Golf Club is carved out of the deep woods and the foothills of the Kawartha Oakridge Moraine… an incredible golf experience and spectacular views.

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park is the leading racing and automotive performance facility in Canada. It is also a unique entertainment venue with state-of-the-art facilities, suitable for most any occasion.

Ganaraska Forest Centre is a multi-use facility, located in the heart of the 11,000-acre Ganaraska Forest.

Tree Top Trekking at Ganaraska has 6 exciting courses with over 70 innovative aerial games. Courses vary in difficulty so there is something for everyone.

Greenbelt Route 475 kilometres of signed cycling adventures await you in the
beautiful, protected countryside of Ontario’s Greenbelt, from Niagara to

Brimacombe Ski Resort

Greenbelt Walks This curated selection of self-guided walks and hikes covers some of the Greenbelt’s most scenic and ecologically significant landscapes.

Old Swamp Road Walking Trail Take a hike on this self guided groomed walking trail that is approximately 2.5 kilometres long. Picture perfect natural beauty along this peaceful trail. The trail is part of the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail.

Orono Park is a natural park setting, with a winding creek nestled in a small
valley with a variety of wild flowers — it was originally known as
Buttercup Hollow.

Trail Tours has been introducing people to the sport of trail riding for more than 15 years; making off-road riding a great way for people to experience adventure outdoors.

Long Sault Ridge Runners Snowmobile Club maintains snowmobile trails from Port Perry Club to the Ganaraska Forest Club.

Stonehenge Golf Club is architecturally designed with bentgrass tees, greens and fairways. Considered by most to be one of the premier 9-hole courses in Ontario with it’s undulating topography and great conditioning.

Ganaraska Forest Centre

Places To Visit

Archibald’s Orchards & Estate Winery is a fourth generation family farm offering Pick Your Own Apples, Apple Market, Winery and Wine Gift Baskets.

Orono Antiques – With several wonderful antique markets in town, Orono has become a mecca for treasure hunters.

Enniskillen General Store – visit this quaint general store rich with history and a favourite ice cream destination for many!

Tyrone Mills is one of Canada’s oldest operating water powered mills still employing methods and machinery of the last century. Wood-fired pizza on weekends, famous cider donuts, honey, preserves, apple butter, Empire Cheese and organic stone ground flour, lumber and hardwood are available here.

Jungle Cat World – Since 1983, Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park has been offering visitors the unique opportunity to see and experience wild species, many threatened with extinction, in an up-close and personal environment.

Archibald Orchards & Estate Winery

Laveanne was built on passion for farming, growing, landscaping, crafting, learning and environmental stewardship. They welcome thousands of visitors to experience the lavender fields in bloom and walk the meditation labyrinth.

The Garden Path Clarington, located only minutes from The Hive, is family owned and operated. They specialize in new and hard to find varieties of annuals, perennials, herbs, shrubs, vines, etc.

“R” Farm offers a large selection of farm fresh goods including local, natural, farm heirloom garden produce.

Wilmot Orchards offers high bush blueberries for pick-you-own or pre-picked during the month of August. During your visit, make sure to stop in to AppleBerries Cafe to enjoy their delicious blueberry desserts and a refreshing drink on the patio.

Gallery on the Farm – Four generations of Bowman’s have been land stewards in Enniskillen. This was the start of organic farming for Bowmanview Farms.

Petroglyphs Provincial Park is a historical-class provincial park situated in Woodview, Ontario, Canada, northeast of Peterborough (approx. 1 hour). It has the largest collection of ancient First Nations petroglyphs in Ontario.

Tyrone Mills


4th Line Theatre – Idyllic, rural, and quintessentially Canadian, each year the 4th Line Theatre Company presents Canadian plays – written by and about Canadians; small town stories or broad national sagas that touch a nerve in all of us.

Places to Eat

Copper Branch Bowmanville offers 100% plant-based meals using whole foods with a focus on promoting health and vitality, great taste, convenience, and responsibility (delivery is available for catered meals).

Momo’s Eh offers delectable and exotic Indian Cuisine. Located in the heart of Bowmanville, their takeaway restaurant offers fresh, tasty food prepared using an aromatic mixture of spices and fresh herbs, our wide assortment (delivery to The Hive Stay is available).

Jr’s Handmade Sourdough Pizza Slow-rising sourdough is the foundation for each and every pizza (will deliver to The Hive Stay).

Sunny’s Restaurant – great tasting Chinese Cuisine in downtown Orono.

Da Taste – A family-run business offering an authentic Jamaican dining experience in Newcastle.

Papa’s Pizza Land – our visitors love this local pizza place in Newcastle.

The Old Newcastle House Taps & Grill is a neighbourhood pub and local eatery established in 2009.

Walsh’s Snug is cozy, casual little pub in Newcastle with old world charm.

Twenty1 Desserts is Durham’s first entirely gluten-free and certified vegan dessert shop. Pick up your goodies or have them delivered using the 21 Desserts app.

4th Line Theatre
Fire Hall Bistro