Hastings is located on Highway 45, just 30 minutes north of the 401 at Cobourg or east on Highway 7 from Peterborough and 90 minutes from Toronto to the west or Kingston to the east. The Village has a population of just over 1,200 and offers a quaint downtown with all the necessary shops and services. The Village of Hastings is situated on the Trent River, nestled in a valley half way between Lake Seymour and Rice Lake at Lock 18 on the Trent-Severn Waterway. The shimmering waters of the Trent River and Rice Lake are sure to please anglers and pleasure boaters alike. From Lock 18 in Hastings to Lock 19 in Peterborough, boaters have 60 km’s of uninterrupted scenic water to explore and enjoy. Pleasure boating, sailing, water skiing, wakeboarding, wave running, swimming and fishing are perfect ways to pass the warm summer days on the waters around Hastings. We offer a pleasant combination of hometown atmosphere, with all the amenities, on a world class waterway.