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    Living in Northumberland

    Living in Northumberland, Ontario, offers residents a harmonious blend of rural beauty, historic charm, and modern amenities. Nestled along the scenic shores of Lake Ontario and the rolling hills of the Northumberland Hills, this region provides an idyllic backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.

    Residents can explore numerous parks, conservation areas, and hiking trails, such as Presqu'ile Provincial Park or the Ganaraska Forest, which offer opportunities for hiking, birdwatching, and picnicking. 

    In addition to its natural attractions, Northumberland boasts a rich cultural scene with a variety of events, festivals, and arts organizations that showcase local talent and creativity. The region is home to charming towns and villages, each with its own unique character and heritage, offering residents a sense of community and belonging.

    From exploring historic landmarks like Cobourg's Victoria Hall to attending live performances at the Capitol Theatre in Port Hope, there's always something exciting happening in Northumberland.

    With its picturesque landscapes, vibrant cultural scene, and friendly atmosphere, living in Northumberland provides a fulfilling and enriching experience for individuals and families alike.

    Local Highlights in Northumberland

    Forests and Trails

    The County Forest has over 118 km of trails with over 50,000 visitors per year. 36 km of non-motorized double-track trails and 6 km of non-motorized single-track trails. 47 km of motorized double-track trails and roads and 7 km of motorized single-track trails and 15 km of hiking only trails!

    Discover Warkworth

    Warkworth is a place you’ll want to visit, to explore, to savour and return to. Maybe stay a while or even settle down, buy a home here or set up a business. It’s a community on the move and there’s excitement in the air.


    Experience golf at any of Northumberland County's 11 great courses. From a historic Scottish links course to Robbie Robinson's championship fairways, our rolling hills contribute to some of the best golf vistas in Ontario. You can even go on a golf getaway. 

    Summer Festivals
    With the waters of Lake Ontario and the Trent-Severn Waterway nudging up against our shores, festivals that offer cooling lakefront breezes are in season. You'll also find fishing events, outdoor markets, local food and drink celebrations, and summer concerts in parks! There is something for everyone!

    Find a School

    Elementary schools in Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board provide caring, supportive learning environments for students to learn and grow.

    Secondary schools offer a variety of programs and initiatives that build on the strong learning foundation developed at the elementary level.

    The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board (KPRDSB) is a progressive, dynamic school board, committed to student success and wellbeing. We educate our students to excel in learning, to succeed in life and to enrich our communities.

    Please use the link below for map and directory to learn more information about Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board, links to school websites, and to get directions.

    To find the nearest Catholic school in your area, click here

    Homes for sale in Northumberland


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