504156 Grey Road 1, Big Bay, Wiarton, ON, N0H 2T0, CA
Large Groups Welcome, Parking, Picnic Area, Washrooms, Events, Fee for Use, Film, Guided Hikes / Tours, Lessons Offered, Seasonal Passes
  • Early in the gardening season visitors enjoy the spectacular flowering shrubs and trees.
  • Keppel Croft is built on a prehistoric beach level. Naturally occurring rocks and gravel are used throughout the gardens.
  • Paths will lead you to various areas of the garden where you will find benches. This is the view from the iris bed swing.
  • Garden areas flow into the surrounding fields where you can visit Keppel Henge and other installations.
  • Enjoy your picnic under the candelabra in the old apple tree at this picnic site.

Our four acres of gardens are constantly evolving with rockeries, xeriscape gardens, ponds, perennial and shade gardens, unusual trees and shrubs. The gardens are open from May to Thanksgiving. 

Walk our Nature trail and visit Keppel Henge. Plants for sale. Various picnic tables available. Celebrate the Summer Solstice at Keppel Henge. Come to Art in the Garden, with fifty artists and local food producers on the second Saturday in July. This year that will be July 11th, 2015, with Sunday, July 12th as the raindate.

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Natural area of upland hardwood forest; part of the North Keppel headland, with views of Colpoy's Bay and the escarpment face on the north shore; ferns and other plants in specialized microclimates; unserviced.

Cedar Hill Park, with its stoney shore and deep cold waters, is located east of Wiarton near Big Bay along Scenic Grey Road 1.  The view is great as you can see the islands and across to Cape Croker Native Reserve.  This beach is often used by loc

Greystone Trails

We extend a personal invitation to you to enjoy and explore our private 430+ acre managed forest/wildlife reserve with your family and friends while visiting the surrounding area of the Bruce Peninsula.

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