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Six Stops You Must try in Northumberland

From sweet to savoury these stops will make your mouth water! Explore Cobourg to Port Hope, stopping at beautiful historic sites and specialty farms, enjoy local delights as you taste your way through Northumberland!

First Stop: Betty’s Pies and Tarts

Taste award winning treats at Betty’s Pies & Tarts! Watch the magic happen as Betty’s creations are made right in the store!

TIP: Ask to try their Royal Agricultural Winter Fair award winning Tart!



Second Stop: Millstone Bread

Since 2005, this bakery has been supplying delicious breads and baked goods. Millstone uses a wood-fired brick oven to make their quality breads and you can taste the difference!

Travel Tip: Stop across the street at the Fire Hall Theatre and see the award winning Northumberland Players perform!



Third Stop: Sprucewood Cookies

These shortbread cookies are created with local and natural ingredients. Their new location invites visitors to sample their sweet and savoury shortbread.

Fun Fact: The Sprucewood’s new location in Cobourg produces roughly 40-45 thousands of handcrafted cookies per day!



Fourth Stop: Capitol Theatre

In-between the sweets grab a ticket to a show at this “rare architectural gem”! Now a National Historic site, this theatre has been in operation for over 80 years!

Fun Fact: The Capitol Theatre is one of the last remaining North American “atmospheric” theaters!




Fifth Stop: Lunch at the Waddell Hotel’s Trattoria Gusto  

Enjoy a beautiful lunch at this restored heritage hotel. This is the perfect spot to sit down and enjoy delicious Italian cuisine!

Fun Fact: Trattoria Gusto has been awarded the OpenTable diners choice award!



Sixth Stop: Haute Goat

Experience something new at Haute Goat, shmurgling with Nigerian Dwarf Goats is an experience that can’t be described by words, but if I had to try I would say ‘incredible’! From wildlife to a beautiful Apothecary Garden, Haute Goat is filled with breathtaking views and hidden treasures!

Travel Tip: Ask about how you can experience goat yoga!



From the sweets and treats to the history and landscapes, these are just some of the must see spots in Cobourg & Port Hope. When planning your next trip to the Northumberland make sure to fit in the Butter Tart Tour and enjoy over 50 incredible bakeries throughout the Kawarthas Northumberland.