inspiring destinations within your reach

Discover Trent Hills, where rural tranquility meets authentic experiences. Immerse yourself in the beauty of our lush gardens, engage with rescued animals at our sanctuaries, and savour the seasonal flavours of locally grown produce at our markets. Whether you’re strolling through fields of blooms or chatting with farmers about their craft, Trent Hills offers a genuine and enriching escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Explore and unwind amidst the simple pleasures of our countryside.

Meet new friends at an animal sanctuary

Promised Land Animal Sanctuary

Escape to the tranquil haven of Promised Land Animal Sanctuary in Campbellford. This non-profit rescue is dedicated to providing lifelong care to neglected, abused, homeless and older animals in need. An afternoon visiting the sanctuary is an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Join us for grooming sessions with our beloved residents, fostering a deep bond as you care for them firsthand. Take leisurely nature walks amidst picturesque landscapes, rejuvenating your spirit and soothing your soul. Engage with our diverse array of animal residents, from playful goats to majestic horses, and experience the profound benefits of connecting with animals and nature—enhanced well-being, reduced stress, and a renewed sense of perspective. Discover the magic of Promised Land, where every visit promises moments of joy, wonder, and heartfelt connection. Experiences are $35 per person and the funds go directly to help their rescue efforts. Tours are on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from April until November, by appointment. LEARN MORE

FitKitty Farm

Fitkitty Farm

Located between Campbellford and Hastings, Fitkitty Farm offers a peaceful retreat for animals in need. Home to pigs, alpacas, llamas, goats, mini horses, donkeys, and chickens, it’s a haven where creatures great and small find safety and care. Visitors are welcome to learn and interact with the animals, immersing themselves in the tranquility of farm life.  Visits are available by appointment only. Whether you’re seeking a moment of quiet reflection or a chance to connect with nature’s gentle spirits, Fitkitty Farm provides a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. LEARN MORE

Explore stunning gardens and flower farms

truenorth daylily field

TrueNorth Garden Centre

TrueNorth Garden Centre is located just south of the Village of Warkworth. Owners Tim Hobbs and Donna Pass are well known for their unique, field-grown daylilies, and also offer a variety of unusual sun- and shade-loving perennials, plus pre-bagged soil, making them a true ‘one-stop-shop’ for all of your gardening needs. Come and visit and walk throughout the 2 acres of landscaped property providing something of interest for everyone. The peak time to see their daylilies in bloom is from mid-July to mid-August. Open every day from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. from May 6th to August 31st. LEARN MORE

Schoolhouse Gardens

Schoolhouse Gardens

In the tranquil countryside outside of Warkworth, Schoolhouse Gardens awaits with its charming 1847 schoolhouse situated in a stunning park-like setting spanning over 4 acres. Here, meticulously manicured gardens unfold, showcasing a vibrant tapestry of colours and scents. Among them, you’ll find a bountiful vegetable patch and an extensive collection of herbs. With over 200 plant varieties, including peonies and daylilies, there’s something for every nature enthusiast to discover. You can book a guided tour from June to August, perfect for groups of 6 to 50 people. Garden tours are available by reservation only. The cost per person is $20.00 for a guided tour and takes about 1 1/2 hours plus for June July and August at 1:30. To book a tour, call Dennis and Tom at 705-924-3255 or email them at

Erincrest Blooms

Erincrest Blooms

This quaint seasonal flower farm offers U-Pick experiences through the summer months that are pre-booked/ by appointment.  The flower farm is part of a full-scale operational dairy farm, where guests can peruse the gardens and build a bouquet of flowers of their own choosing.  They will guide you through the how to’s of how to build a bouquet and make it last, then you are free to fill the vase!  

Appointments are 1 hour long and available early morning and evenings. Private group bookings are also available. Book your appointment at and discover the blossoming wonders of Erincrest Blooms amidst the picturesque landscape of Trent Hills. LEARN MORE

Learn new skills

The Branch Ranch

The Branch Ranch

The Branch Ranch is a farm that specializes in growing select varieties of basketry willow for crafting, living structures, and cuttings. Renowned for its sustainable practices, The Branch Ranch offers year-round weaving workshops using its unique willow varieties. Learn about the art of willow weaving on this picturesque farm and master a new skill amidst the beautiful countryside. Workshops must be booked in advance and group sizes are limited. LEARN MORE

Meet the growers and makers

MoreRoses beekeepers

MoreRoses Apiaries and Honey

29 Marine Dr, Hastings 
In addition to their lovely honey stand, open daily from 9 am to 5 pm, John and Linda Moroz offer two unique experiences that must be booked in advance and are offered from June 1 to September 30. LEARN MORE

  1. Meet the Beekeepers: Learn about the amazing life of a honeybee. Taste honey from a real honeycomb and sample several types of honey. Wear light-coloured clothing. No perfumes/scents should be worn. 
    60 to 90 minutes long,  $15 per person, minimum booking of two people.
  2. Bee Yard Tour (ages 12 & up): Observe bees at work and learn all about the inner workings of a hive. You will be provided with a bee suit and gloves to wear during the tour. Please wear above-ankle boots or shoes. No perfumes/scents should be worn.
    One hour long, $60.00 per person, minimum booking of two people.
Campbellford Farmers' Market

Campbellford Farmers’ Market

58 Saskatoon Ave., Campbellford
Saturday 9 am to 1 pm, May to end of October
The Campbellford Farmers Market offers a vibrant array of locally sourced products, from fresh fruits and vegetables to locally raised meats and handcrafted goods. It provides a platform for local vendors to thrive, promoting sustainable living and fostering connections among residents. This social hub enriches the fabric of Trent Hills, creating a place where stories are shared and relationships are forged. The market’s diverse offerings also play a significant role in promoting tourism and attracting visitors to the area. Special events like Sustainability Day (June 8), Pet-a-Palooza (July 6), Family Day (July 27) and Trunk or Treat (October 26) draw people from near and far. LEARN MORE