Known as Ontario's "most beautiful village", there are so many things to see and discover here.
Elora is a village like no other. There's history, elegance, adventure, nature... a place for anyone and everyone.
“I fell in love with Elora at first sight . . . Elora was unlike any other Ontario town I know . . . I became obsessed with sketching it.”
– A. J. Casson Group of Seven
"Old Hotel – Elora", Alfred Joseph Casson - 19299.50 x 11.25, Oil On Panel.
Where We're Located
Located right in the heart of downtown Elora, a visit to our boutique can turn into a whole day trip with things to see and do only a short walk away.
The Surrounding Area
The Elora quarry has been the new must-do for Ontario travel. The quarry itself is surrounded by cliffs up to 40 feet high, has a sandy beach and places to picnic. The water itself is checked regularly making it a clean and safe place to have your next beach day.
Elora Gorge Lookout and Victoria Park
The Elora Gorge is one of the top reasons people visit Elora. The Grand River rushes through cliffs that can reach up to 22 meters high. You can enjoy many activities on the river including canoeing, tubing, fishing, etc. The best way to view the Gorge is through Victoria Park, a 5 minute walk from our boutique!
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Elora Art Walk- Self Guided Walking Tour
Take a walk through the beautiful downtown area and discover the amazing arts community in Elora. The tour includes galleries, studios and outdoor sculptures.
Visit the Elora Centre for the Arts website to download the map here:
Elora Centre for the Arts
Elora is filled with talented artists of all forms. The ECFTA includes a main gallery, an artisan shop and a workshop space for creative youth and adults.
Photo from instagram @eloracentre.arts
A Bite To Eat
Elora Brewing Company
If your looking for a local beer and some high end comfort food, look no further. With their distillery located right in-house, the large patio and rustic ambiance inside, this a must-do when visiting.
Photo from Instagram @elorabrewingcompany
The Wild Tart
Pinkies up when visiting this a European style patisserie. Their menu includes exquisite teas, sandwiches, scones, cocktails and more.
*We loved the Summer Gazpacho!
The Elora Bread Trading Company
Is there anything better than a fresh loaf of bread? The Elora Bread Trading Company has the best bread on the block, made fresh and in-house. Make sure. to get there early because this place is very popular! Open Thursday - Sunday, 10am - Flexible.
Visit the Elora Mill
The Elora Mill is "anything but ordinary." Located right above the Elora Gorge, they offer unique and premium rooms, with notably one of the best spas in Ontario. After a day at the spa, enjoy their exceptional dining experience that overlooks the Gorge.
Our Top Tips
Biking Down Grand River
Elora is big on biking. We suggest trying the Elora Cataract Rail Trailway that starts at Elora and stretches 47 km to the tiny village of Cataract. The trail is built on an old historic railway, and there is plenty to see and do on your journey including passing through the historic community of Fergus.
There is an amazing farmers market located in Bissell Park featuring farmers, artisans, bakers and makers. The market runs from Saturdays, May 7th - October 8th from 9am-1pm.
Parking is FREE in downtown Elora with a 3-hr time limit enforced 7 days a week between 9AM and 7PM.
Tip: If you are going to be here for over 3 hours, park in one of the public parking lots or off the main street.