Local Attractions

Prince Edward County is a unique island getaway in southeastern Ontario offering something for everyone: beautiful beaches, fine dining, family-friendly restaurants, farmer’s markets, wineries, galleries, theatre, music, festivals, scenic back roads for cycling and exploring, and a rich collection of colonial architecture. Many of the County’s attractions, particularly wineries, restaurants and galleries, can be found in and around Wellington.

Below are links to assist you in exploring the County!

General Tourism Information

The County’s official tourism website is: PEC Official Tourism Website

Information about Wellington is also available at: Discover Wellington

Food & Drink

The County offers much to the food lover, from locally grown fare and farmer’s markets to numerous restaurants. Wellington is home to restaurants for fine dining and casual fare, and wineries abound in the countryside around Wellington. For information, including maps, see:

Arts, Galleries

The County is a haven for artists, featuring many fine works of painting, photography, pottery, glass and jewellery. Several galleries and studios can be found in Wellington, as well as throughout the County. Information is available at:


Sandbanks Provincial Park, a 15-20 minute drive from Wellington, is renowned for its large sand dunes and beaches: Sandbanks Park

North Beach, a 15 minute drive from Wellington, is less famous than Sandbanks, but also offers a great beach and is popular with locals: North Beach Park

In addition, Wellington has its own small beach with a boardwalk and lighthouse.

Cycling, Golf

The County is a popular destination for cyclists. For information on cycling, including maps and itineraries, see: Cycling

For golf enthusiasts, there is a nine-hole course in Wellington (Wellington Golf) and an 18-hole course in Picton (Picton Golf). There is also mini-golf near Sandbanks.


The County is home to several festivals throughout the year. Some of the more notable include: