Opposite is a bouquet of 11 essential stops on the Townships Trail.
Discover this little village nestled in the hills and valleys of a beautiful corner of the Townships. Its heritage is evident in the charming homes, woolen mill, looms, covered bridge, river, and walking trails.
Victorian homes with slate roofs and the Irish culture characterize this town. Driving along Routes 143 and 243, you will enjoy some of the best views of the St. Francis River. Richmond’s generous farmers’ market is well worth the stop.
The heritage tours through the heart of this picturesque village will take you to the most beautiful buildings of a bygone era. And right nearby, the Burbank Pond is a wonderful place to stop and appreciate the flight and song of many species of birds.
Discover Dudswell’s architectural pearls along the Belle Tournée heritage tour. Learn about the bygone trades of blacksmiths and lime-kiln operators among others while visiting the town’s interpretation centre. And be sure to enjoy the park at Argent Lake or the heritage garden for a quiet time out.
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The British influence is everywhere here: at Bishop’s University’s campus, in St. Mark’s Chapel, and at Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre, a former residence converted into a museum where traditional English tea is served.
Stop in Compton and visit the Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site. Discover heritage in the landscape with all its beauty and rich history along the Pioneer Trail. It will also take you through the hamlet of Way’s Mills, a true trip back in time.
Enjoy the strong appeal of this town, with its beautiful countryside, opulent and historical residences, the Colby-Curtis Museum, Granite Central with its granite museum and Lionel miniature trains, and the Haskell Library straddling the Canada-U.S. border.
Imagine six American-style buildings and a German airplane dating from World War I. You’re at the Brome County Museum. You’ll feel the history of this place everywhere you go, even in Coldbrook Park beside the stream and falls in the middle of the village.
The Café de Village here, located in the former general store, serves the best maple sugar pie in the region. Continue on toward Pinnacle Mountain, enjoy the panoramic view, and taste the renowned ice cider.
The 12-sided WalbridgeBarn has been converted into an interpretation centre. And the little village’s restaurant and inn are located in the former general store.
The heritage, cultural, and walking tour of this city will take you along its most well-to-do streets. Stop at the Miner Heritage Farm, an urban environmental farm that introduces you to ancestral vegetables and animals as well as avant-garde environmental farming methods.