66 1st Street Southampton, ON N0H 2L0 CA

(905) 999-3232

Your Summer Retreat Just Steps to the Beach!

The area

The Boardwalk

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The Boardwalk has been a staple of the community of Southampton for over 100 years. It stretches along Lake Huron and offers great views of Chantry Island and its Imperial Lighthouse with benches and playgrounds along the way.

The Beach

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If a quieter, sandy beach stretching for several miles is your idea of heaven, the Southampton beach is the place for you! Stretching approximately 4 kilometers long, you will hear the gulls soaring above and the waves hitting the shoreline.

Don’t forget to catch one of our world famous sunsets ranked second in the world by National Geographic!

High Street

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Walk downtown to Southampton’s High Street and check out an array of quaint boutiques ranging from high end woman’s fashion to gift shops and ice cream parlors. The town has a definite maritime feeling, with its old cottages, a fine sand beach and local eateries. 

Activities

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For outdoor adventure such as canoeing, kayaking, cycling, hiking, birding and winter pursuits, Thorncrest Outfitters stocks quality outdoor clothing and all of the gear you will need for your adventure including new, used and rental. They also offer a variety of trips such as canoe and kayak trips on the Saugeen and Rankin Rivers and open water paddling on Georgian Bay and Lake Huron.

http://www.thorncrestoutfitters.com/

Saugeen Rail Trail

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For outdoor adventure such as canoeing, kayaking, cycling, hiking, birding and winter pursuits, Thorncrest Outfitters stocks quality outdoor clothing and all of the gear you will need for your adventure including new, used and rental. They also offer a variety of trips such as canoe and kayak trips on the Saugeen and Rankin Rivers and open water paddling on Georgian Bay and Lake Huron.

https://saugeenrailtrail.ca/

Southampton Tennis Club

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The Southampton Tennis Club offers a full range of programs on 15 well-maintained hard-courts at three locations. Memberships are affordable and come in flexible combinations: join for a week, a month, or the entire summer.  There are no court fees and your membership includes free group lessons for members according to age and skill level.
http://www.southamptontennisclub.ca/

Bruce County Trails

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Bruce County has a multitude of trail experiences available.  From snowmobile trails to bike paths and walking trails along the Lake Huron and Georgian Bay shorelines, they will take you through unique habitats of the Bruce Peninsula, to inland forests and waterways of Saugeen Country.   Check out the website for maps and more info!
http://www.brucecountytrails.com/

Golf

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For over 80 years avid golfers have made Saugeen Shores their golf destination. These golf courses are complimented by beautifully maintained fairways, finely manicured putting greens and challenging settings. Start your day off booking one of these quality golf courses!
http://www.chippewagolf.com/ http://www.southportgolf.ca/
http://www.saugeengolf.com/ http://www.pipersglen.ca/

Chantry Island Lighthouse Tour & Bird Sanctuary

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Accessible only by tour boat, Chantry Island sits about a kilometer off the shore of Southampton.  During your two hour guided visit on Chantry Island, you will stroll back in time while visiting the Light Keeper's Cottage as it existed in the late 1800’s, decorated with period furnishings from private donors and the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre. You will also see the surrounding gardens and many species of birds.
http://www.chantryisland.com/

Southampton Art Centre & Gallery Shop

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For 50+ years, the Southampton Art School has been offering art classes, courses and workshops in all-round creativity! Come discover textiles, sculpture, painting, or encaustic while understanding how to technically create a composition and harness your artistic skills.  Children’s workshops also available.
http://www.southamptonartschool.com/

Museum & Cultural Centre

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The Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre features an extensive history of Bruce County and all it entails. Discover local marine heritage, Bevan’s General Store and family-friendly feature exhibits. There is no end to what you will see, do and learn at the Museum. 
http://www.brucemuseum.ca/

Southampton Market

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The Southampton Market blends the quaint atmosphere of a general store with the size and merchandise selection of today’s factory outlets. This historic building is centrally located and features one of the largest inventories of solid oak, ash, maple and pine Mennonite Furniture in Ontario
http://southamptonmarket.com/

Hi Berry Farm

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The local hotspot for seasonal vegetables!  With 200 acres of sandy loam soil this produce is as fresh as it gets!  Only selling what they grow, you can be sure that this produce is of the best quality.  For more information regarding schedule and selection, please visit their website.
http://www.hiberryfarm.com/

MacGregor Point Provincial Park

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MacGregor Point is one of the most ecologically diverse natural places along the Lake Huron shoreline. A complex ecosystem unfolds at this all-season park on a seven-kilometer stretch of coast.  From yurt camping to bird watching and guided walks by the shore revealing some of the most unusual inhabitants, MacGregor Point has something for everyone all year round!
http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/macgregorpoint

Duffy’s Fish & Chips

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Come to the famous Duffy's for a relaxed and casual lunch or dinner experience. They specialize in fish and seafood but have many other popular options made fresh every day. There is something for everyone!  Located at the end of High Street, close to the beach.
http://www.duffyssouthampton.com/

Saugeen Shores Trolley Stop

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The S.S. Trolley will be seen daily on the roads of Saugeen Shores through July and August shuttling passengers between our two downtowns, travelling along the shoreline continuously between 11am and 7pm. A GPS tracking system allows the public to track the trolley live, on their smart phones and other devices. 
http://www.sstrolley.ca/

Saugeen Shores

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For additional information on what to do in Southampton visit the website below to answer all of your questions.
http://visitsaugeenshores.ca/