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 West Grey!  Scenic backroads, meandering rivers and streams, inland lakes that look like glass and sprawling farmland, 'Nestled in Nature' is exactly how it feels when you're in West Grey. Explore the quaint downtowns of Durham, Neustadt and Ayton for unique shops and delicious food.

A country boutique inspired by modern farmhouse living located in Neustadt, offering an elegant selection of beautiful and functional products for your home and body.  Their selection is constantly rotating, but think organic lotions and potions, handmade candles, linens, ceramics, glass, and an ever-changing array of artistic curiosities and delights.

Chicory Common Natural Foods & Cafe

Chicory Common

The cultural mix found within Chicory Common is rarely attained outside of a large community; blending people from differing backgrounds and interests. They stock healthy groceries, bulk, organic produce, supplements, personal care, and non-dairy substitutes.  They also have a wonderful cafe on site serving freshly made light meals and snacks.

It's My Pleasure...

Gourmet cupcakes, cakes, cookies, pies, tarts as well as savoury items, biscuits, quiches, appetizers etc. Everything is made from scratch, using real eggs, cream and butter.  Custom orders are available for small parties, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, showers, holidays and many other occasions.

Mini & Me Boutique

A recently opened baby and children's clothing and accessory boutique. Delivering high end products and customer service.

Pebbles Restaurant

Located on Highway 6 in Varney, you’ll find Pebbles Family Buffet a destination of its own, whether you are a regular diner or just dropping by on a road trip. The friendly staff, the bountiful buffet, the baked goods to take along, and the store with just the right gifts.

Saugeen Country Dairy

Making delicious organic yogurt, and now kefir, with milk from their own cows, right on the farm.  You can find their yogurt at most local grocery and fine foods stores or order online.

Squeeze Me, Stomp Me, Make Me Wine

You will find a wide selections of wines to make, with a different price range to suit everyone.  They are a ferment-on-premise facility that sells wine kits from Mosti Mondiale, as well as wine making supplies and equipment. We offer appointments during and after hours.

The Bookstore

With over 10,000 used & rare books, comics, collectibles and more!  They also offer printing services. They are also the Official Tourism Office for the West Grey Chamber of Commerce.

The Colour Jar

The Colour Jar

A 1920's tin ceiling spans all the elements you need for your creative pursuits— picture framing, quality art supplies, hand bookbinding and a piano studio.  You can even watch an old-fashioned printing press in action!

Twig & Brindille Flower Farm

Twig & Brindille flowers

Flowering bulbs, annuals, perennials and shrubs are grown by following sustainable growing methods.  Because flowers bring joy, and treading lightly on the earth feels right. You can find fresh cut bouquets at several storefronts throughout Grey County including Williamsford Pie Company, Chicory Common, or at their farm gate on Concession 6 outside Durham. Check Facebook for locations and availability.

West Grey Premium Beef

West Grey Premium Beef

Our knowledgeable, friendly retail staff is here to help you with all your meat needs.  Whether it is questions regarding the product, cooking advice or just a recommendationIf stocking up your freezer is on your mind or preparing food for your cottage get-away, our retail store offers great freezer packs that allows you to receive a wide verity of product for a great price! 

Outdoor Activities:
Allan Park Management Area

With over 162 hectares of rolling forested landscape and the impressive pond area, Allan Park is a terrific location to spend an afternoon.  There are many trails, great fishing (in season) and tobogganing in the winter months.

McGowan Falls

Popular with anglers, the falls here are more gradual than some, yet scenic in their setting of cedars. McGowan Falls are portrayed in one of several murals that adorn buildings in downtown Durham.  Access McGowan Falls off of George Street in Durham.  Day use fee applies when you cross the bridge and enter the Conservation Area.

Sulphur Spring Conservation Area

The park features over 5 km of trails, different habitats and unique flora, hundreds of ducks and geese. The property is also the site of a cold sulphur spring which maintains a constant flow of groundwater (enough to fill 27 bathtubs per minute!).

Bells Lake Management Area

Bell's Lake

Remote, beautiful property. There are no facilities or other amenities on this property, however, it is well known locally for its canoeing. Its calm waters and peaceful surroundings make it a delightful outing for the entire family.

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