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 The Town of the Blue Mountains!  A 4-seasons recreation capital for snow sports, cycling, paddling, swimming, hiking and relaxation. Our Town is a perfect combination of urban and rural communities with a little something for everyone!

You will find a small family owned business known for its Hand-crafted sweet and savoury pies produced on site and baked daily. They offer a wide selection of fresh and frozen food as well as great products from local suppliers. A proud member of the Apple Pie Trail offering a variety of products such as Classic apple pie, apple crumble muffins, tarts, crisps and many others made from locally grown apples. Whether you’re coming by car, bike, canoe, on horseback or on foot they would love to share the community of Blackbird Pie Company with you.
 

Blue Mountain Village

A cobblestoned pedestrian village framed by turn-of-the-century Ontario architecture, Blue Mountain Village offers a wide variety of family accommodations, activities, events and attractions including over 40 unique shops and restaurants, zip lines, ropes courses, hiking, biking, Segway tours and much more. An incredible natural retreat, the Village offers as much – or as little – as you’d like to do.

Bruce Wine Bar

Bruce is far from your average wine bar, and the Kitchen at Bruce is far from your average kitchen.  Marrying a love of wine and a passion for food and sound spaces proves a winning combination for Jennifer and Steven Vipond. What started out as a small plates wine bar has now grown into a one-of-a-kind, 2-level wining and dining experience, and with Chef Shaun Edmonstone at the helm, that experience is not to be missed.

The Cheese Gallery

A one of a kind cheese shop showcasing the talent of local artists who produce artisanal foods, drinks and works of art, alongside cheeses from around the world. This unique experience offers a “taste of the area” with cozy seating, a wine/tea bar, gourmet foods and exceptional artisan cheeses. Order online for pick up or delivery.

Free Spirit Tours

Offering a variety of activities that show off region's natural beauty and recreational opportunities. Providing unforgettable adventures in South Georgian Bay for over 20 years!  Paddling, canoes, kayaks, SUPs, forest therapy walks, wild edibles experiences and more!

Georgian Hills

Their vineyards are surrounded with beautiful views of the escarpment and Georgian Bay in the distance. Their grapes come from vines growing on the hills overlooking Georgian Bay. The region's unique terroir of soils and climate influences our wine style and flavours.  Enjoy the beauty of the vineyards year round, taste some of their award winning wines paired with local artisan cheeses on the patio and linger a while.

Georgian Artisan Shop

Made in Canada with Pride.  From coast to coast, we proudly support our artisans and their talent. There truly is nothing better than giving the gift of handmade. Shop from over 100 Canadian artisans! 

Honey House

Nestled in the village of Clarksburg, The Honey House is the home of the Beaver Valley Gold Honey and is a retail outlet for our own honey, beeswax candles and products of the hive. Our bee yards are located in the Beaver Valley where there is an abundance of clover and wildflower producing a wonderful honey!

The Mill Cafe

Casually elegant and full of charm, The Mill Café is the perfect backdrop to an outstanding meal. Enjoy the quaint pub atmosphere of our warm street side outdoor bar or bask in the sun on our elegant waterside patio as you overlook the Beaver River and the Thornbury Dam with the landmark fish ladder. Spot Trout jumping in the spring or Salmon in the fall.

Ravenna Country Market

Buttertarts at Ravenna Country Market

The Ravenna Country Market has always been famous for butter tarts and pies. Our chef Paul Baran now prepares gourmet homemade Entrees, Soups and Sandwiches as well. We are also committed to finding unique locally made and grown products, everything from honey to beef to wool hats.

Squire John's

Squire John’s have 7 locations located throughout the Georgian Triangle area. During the winter it’s ski, snowboarding and snowshoeing. In the summer it’s bikes, BBQ’s and patio furniture. There are several programs and services operating throughout the year which include Squire’s Race Service, VIP Program, Wheel and Bike Demo’s, Bike Fit, Bike Demo Days and Ontario’s largest ski demo program.

Surf Cafe

You can find pizza, wine, beer, the best organic free trade coffee, lattes, tea, pastries, iced coffee, fresh gourmet sandwiches, soups, ice cream, a patio and meeting space.

Spy Cider House and Distillery

With a brilliant team of operatives in place – all with a respect for the land and a wealth of relevant experience – Spy’s collective goal is to create unique and flavourful ciders and spirits that delight the palate and pay homage to the region and its denizens while treating the process of cider and spirit making with the same refinement and passion that goes into winemaking.

Thornbury Bakery Cafe

The Thornbury Bakery Café has been a landmark on the main street in Thornbury since ~1901. Originally known for our Chelsea Buns, Cinnamon Buns, Chop Suey Buns and Butter tarts, our bakery is now known for our full breakfast and lunch menu items, custom cakes, catering, specialty gluten-free and keto breads, and so much more.

Winifred's English Pub

Enjoy your favorite house-made pub fare, handcrafted drinks, friendly staff and live entertainment you’d never expect from a restaurant in Thornbury.

Matilda Swanson Gallery

Located in the gallery district of an emerging art mecca, a quaint little town called Clarksburg, also known as ‘Artsburg.’  The gallery offers an eclectic selection of fantastic original artwork that vary from folk, whimsical, abstract to traditional.  Representing over 40 artists; many local and others from all across Canada, we have hundreds of paintings on site on any given day.  Our goal is to have something for everyone.  A fun, colourful and casual atmosphere that will surely add a little spice to your day.

Outdoor Activities:
Clendenan Dam Conservation Area

Clendenan Dam provides a great place to go fishing and hike a short trail on the south side of the dam. (as per the Provincial fishing regulations). Firemans' Park is located just around the corner where you will find picnic tables and a washroom.

Bayview Park

With it’s beautiful waterfront, large covered pavilion and manicured green spaces this park is a perfect location for a picnic. The park is also well suited for young children as it is equipped with washroom facilities and playground equipment. The park’s tennis courts and sand volleyball court also make this park ideal for active families.

Craigleith Provincial Park

Flat plates of shale form the shoreline at Craigleith and are ideal for launching a sailboat, kayak/canoe, paddle board, wind surfing, fishing or watching a spectacular sunset.

Blue Mountain Scenic Lookout

Blue Mountain Lookout

Situated on the bendy road of Grey Road 119, this lookout gives a bird's eye view of Blue Mountain Village below and Georgian Bay. On a clear day you can see as far as Wasaga Beach and Christian Island to the northeast.

 

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