To help remind our local small businesses that we love them, Grey County has launched Rediscover Grey. This summer campaign highlights each of Grey County’s nine municipalities. We encourage you to explore and rediscover local businesses, restaurants and outdoor spaces, safely. Rediscover Grey by recommending a local favourite to family or friends, choosing to check local options first for your regular shopping, and sharing the Support Local Grey County social media challenge to win some great local prizes.

Get out and rediscover Meaford!  Situated on the southern Georgian Bay coast, Meaford is the heart of Ontario's apple country.  Don't miss the Big Red Chair Tour, Meaford Hall's online concert series, and the Farmers' Market which is open for online order & pick up.

A family friendly restaurant with a varied menu sure to please everyone. Proud to bring Meaford and area great food in a great atmosphere. Family owned, locally focused, community oriented.  Order online ahead, and don't miss Tuesday Wing Night!

Chez Gilles Fine Dining & Catering

Chef Gilles takes influence from modern Acadian fare, which encompasses a multitude of flavours ranging from rural European to Canadian Maritime as well as, just like the 17th century Acadians, spreading south to New Orleans Cajun dining. The dining room and patio are now open for lunch and dinner.

Coffin Ridge Vineyard & Winery

Cyclists at Coffin Ridge

Grey County's first winery, Coffin Ridge overlooks the crystal blue water of Georgian Bay, in the shadow of the Niagara Escarpment. A boutique winery by design, Coffin Ridge produces high quality, small batch wine made primarily from grapes grown from hand planted, hand picked Grey County grapes.

Craig Gallery

A family run art gallery in downtown Meaford, featuring the work of established Ontario artists, local artists and artisans. Set in a large space, with lots of natural light they offer art in variety of mediums at all different price points.

E&R's Bulk Bin

Selling bulk items including gluten free packaged items, natural juices, virgin coconut oil, Anke all natural creams, local honey, teas,Vitamins,  supplements and more!

franny's mercato

Small, intimate and creative, Franny serves a broad selection of Italian home-style cuisine, exquisite homemade focaccia, delectable homemade desserts, espresso and refreshments. Located in the quaint town of Meaford, in the rather unassuming old Butcher Shop on the main street. It may be quite easy to miss, but is really well worth finding and discovering for yourself.

The Kitchen

Stop in for a delicious light lunch prepared in house with your choice of homemade soup, focaccia, quiche, sandwiches, salads, and specials of the day. Located on the shores of Georgian bay, serving Thornbury, Meaford and Owen Sound area, they are the place you don't want to miss.

The Leeky Canoe Pub & Eatery

Leeky Canoe front door

Located across from the Big Apple in downtown Meaford, they've been serving up amazing pubgrub since 1999!  Their patio known as "The Dock" is the perfect place to enjoy wings, fish n' chips, or one of their famous gourmet hot dogs.

Many Hands of Meaford

Your local 100 mile arts, crafts and produce store.  Featuring honey & beeswax candles, knitting and tie dye, jewelry, paintings, woodworking and a small cafe featuring healthy, local snacks.

McGinty's Cafe

McGinty's Cafe has an assortment of cold and hot drinks to choose from. As well as a nutritious lunch menu that is continuing to expand. Lunch is served daily from 11-3. We cater to all lifestyles low carb, keto, vegetarians, gluten-free, vegan.

Sail Restaurant

Full-service fish and chips restaurant, serving all of your favourite’s including Halibut, Haddock, Cod, Cat Fish, Alaskan White Fish and others along with our light and crisp batter and our own special recipe tarter sauce and coleslaw.   We also serve classic fried chicken, home made burgers, salads, wraps and more.

The Shoe Tree

At The Shoe Tree they strive for customer service & FIT for each individual's needs, including foot problems and orthotics.   Stop in to see them today, supinator, pronator or neutral walker, we have something for all foot types.

Simply Unique Flowers & Gifts

Few gifts create an impression like fresh, colourful flowers. Simply Unique Flowers & Gifts is proud to provide customers with superior quality and service that will exceed their expectations on every occasion. Visit our store to meet with our designers, or browse our selection of unique gifts.

The Frauxmagerie

Frauxmage uses cashews and a vegan probiotic in the fermentation process to create a nutritious alternative to dairy-based cheese. The Frauxmagerie strives  to create a product that is ethical, healthy and environmentally friendly. Available in 8 flavours, there is a Frauxmage for every taste!

This N That Vendors Market

A neat indoor market with a variety of vendors that display and sell antiques, collectibles and vintage items.  There are new and second hand items available for sale as well.

Outdoor Activities:
Bognor Marsh Management Area

One of the largest marsh systems in Grey County, this area is 668 hectares of escarpment upland forests, three major marshes, Ducks Unlimited dam, Bruce Trail access, reforested areas, and several small springs.

Trail Length: 11.9km
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Address: 104277 Grey Road 18, just east of Rockford
Parking: Seasonal, there is a cost.
Washrooms: None
Owner: Grey Sauble Conservation Authority
 

Irish Mountain Lookout

Irish Mountain Lookout

This lookout offers a perfect view of Georgian Bay and the rolling countryside below. There is a parking area and picnic shelter.

Address: 265566 25 Sideroad
Parking: Seasonal, free
Washrooms: Portable washrooms, open.

Trout Hollow (Bighead River)

Trout Hollow Trail follows the valley of the beautiful light blue Bighead River, through a mixture of woodlands and meadows, as well as the remnants of past industries.

Trail Length: 10.8km
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate/Difficult
Parking: All Year
Washrooms: None
Owner: Grey Sauble Conservation Authority

Silent Valley BTC Nature Reserve

Multiple trails visit several interesting sites; the ruins of an early pioneer’s homestead, including their hand-dug well and the remains of an airplane crash. Interpretive signs at both sites.

Trail Length: 6.5km
Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult
Parking: Small parking lot
Washrooms: none
Owner: Bruce Trail Conservancy

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