Spring in Ontario is a beautiful thing. The budding trees seem to glow with the softest shade of green, the blooming flowers burst with color, and the returning birds sing with happiness. One of the best places to enjoy spring in Ontario is Abbey Gardens, Haliburton’s finest garden centre. The Abbey Gardens are just 15 minutes away from Sir Sam’s Inn & Spa, so you can spend the day surrounded by flowers and animals before returning to the lakeside breeze. Here’s everything you need to know about this garden centre in Ontario.
Things to Do at Abbey Gardens in Haliburton
Some of the best things to do in Haliburton are at the Abbey Gardens. The centre is open seven days per week between May and October, and you can eat, drink, and more throughout those days. For some physical activity and breathtaking scenery, take a guided tour or go for a hike through the property’s acreage. You also can see ponies and chickens, buy locally sourced food, sip a steaming cup from County Coffee, and grab a pint from Haliburton Highlands Brewing, which is first on our list of the top breweries in town.
Spring Programming at Abbey Gardens
In addition to unstructured experiences like hiking and shopping, the Abbey Gardens in Haliburton offer guided programs for visitors to join. One of their most popular things to do in Haliburton is Pony Trekking, which occurs every Friday at 11:00 a.m. This guided walk allows people to explore nature, side-by-side with the once nearly-extinct Ojibwe Horses. It’s truly a once in a lifetime experience. You can also take a walk with a certified forest therapy guide to practice mindfulness. You can also explore music and sound with the New Moon Soundscape series. The Abbey Gardens in Haliburton are full of activities to suit your individual preferences.
Spend Spring in Ontario at Haliburton Resorts
Sir Sam’s Inn is one of the best Haliburton resorts—especially for nature lovers. Our lakeside paradise has tons of fresh air, lush vegetation, and fun things to do. Whether you want to stay on-site for a spa day or head out to explore the region, you’ll find plenty of things to occupy you during your stay in the Haliburton Highlands. Contact us to book your stay!