DescriptionDedicated to the quaint resort life, the residents of Picton, on Quinte's Isle, indulge in craftwork, bicycling and maintaining a peaceful, scenic environment. Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, grew up in town; he won his first case in the District Courthouse and Gaol, built in 1832. Nearby is Sandbanks Provincial Park. Other recreational activities include boating, scuba diving, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
Whattam's Memorial Walkway provides a walking tour linking Macaulay Heritage Park to Macaulay Mountain Conservation Area, with some 1,000 trees along the trail.
The Regent Theatre, 224 Main St., hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including a summer festival of live productions; phone (613) 476-8416 or (877) 411-4761 for information and tickets.
InfoOfficePrince Edward County Chamber of Tourism and Commerce 116 Main St. PICTON, ON K0K 2T0. Phone:(613)476-2421 or (800)640-4717
Attraction PlaceHoldersMacaulay Heritage Park
WINERIESWaupoos Estates Winery