Famed for our spectacular Fall foliage, spending Fall in South Georgian Bay is an experience that unmatched. Fall colours usually last for a month, splitting the time between September and October. Typically, colours begin to change in South Georgian Bay in the third week of September. For information on the percentage of colour change and leaf fall, read our Ontario Fall Colour Report.
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Tk Ferri Orchards The orchard covers 22 acres and is home to nearly 58,000 trees. Along with on-farm pressed Grandad Jack’s Apple Cider, a variety of hand-picked apples are available, including Honey Crisp, Mac, Mutsu, Ambrosia, Gala, Cortland, Golden Delicious and a TK Ferri exclusive, Bay Beauty.
Grandma Lambes – Grandma Lambe’s famous pies are made from a secret family recipe handed down through the generations and their own orchard apples. Each pie is made in-house and by hand by a very dedicated team in the kitchen. A visit to Grandma Lambe’s is as much an adventure because you’ll always find something new, as it is an experience –if the delicious look of the pies won’t get you…the intoxicating smell surely will. There’s also in season veggies & fresh on-site!
Ravenna Country Market – Well known for their homemade baked goods, a stop here is a must! Whether it’s for an apple, raspberry or rhubarb pie! Yum!
Thornbury Village Cider & Brew House – Produces award-winning, premium quality, Ontario craft ciders and beer. Since 2006, the historic facility has been nestled in the famous Blue Mountains in the midst of 7,500 acres of apple orchards. Open for tastings!
Georgian Hills Vineyard – Their cider is made from unique varieties of heritage apples grown in the Beaver Valley.
Coffin Ridge Boutique Winery – In 2008 Coffin Ridge added cider production to their artful ways and began producing exciting, crisp and dry Forbidden Cider which is available at LCBO outlets throughout Ontario. Their craft cider program has since expanded to include regular limited-edition special releases exclusively available at their Winery.
Duntroon Cyder House – Produces classic English style amber coloured, crisp, off-dry, ciders. They are crafted from their hand-picked Duntroon Parish heritage apples, slow-fermented and blended. They use “Y” in cider spelling to imply classic English Cyder.
Beaver Valley Cidery – Produces hand-crafted hard ciders from select varieties of heritage apples grown in their own orchard or supplied by local Georgian Bay apple growers, in a converted heritage barn that dates back to the 1870s.