Brighton

Brighton is one of the fastest growing towns in Ontario, with attractive housing developments both on and near the water. With its charming 19th century architecture, the town retains the spirit of the early founders who established some of the finest apple orchards in Canada. In summer, the town is at its busiest with tourists, campers and cottagers.

People visit the area to fish Presqu'ile Bay for trophy Walleye and Pike or alternatively, head out into Lake Ontario for championship Salmon and Trout fishing. Boaters can also enjoy shallow and deep water boating.

Brighton Downtown
Brighton Downtown

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Whistling Duck
Whistling Duck

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Presqu'ile Beach
Presqu'ile Beach

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Brighton Downtown
Brighton Downtown

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Proctor Park Trail
Proctor Park Trail

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Proctor House
Proctor House

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Proctor Park Bridge
Proctor Park Bridge

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Proctor Park Trail
Proctor Park Trail

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Visit Proctor House Museum, said to be haunted by the Nix ghost, and see the 'widows walk' with views of the Bay, or Stroll along the streets and be delighted by the many architectural gems. Savor the delights at some of the area's best eating spots. Stop off at Gosport and pick up some freshly caught fish at the fisheries. Come to the Saturday morning farmers' market and enjoy the fresh produce, or visit the many antique and craft stores that are sure to delight you with their unusual items. Visit the Applefest in September, when Brighton really pulls out all the stops to celebrate the harvesting of the apples in grand style!

In Brighton you'll find one of nature's outstanding gifts... Presqu'ile Provincial Park. In summer there are swimming, camping, windsurfing, diving, nature programs... a host of activities for the day tripper or camper, including a Heritage Centre at the oldest operating lighthouse on the north shore of Lake Ontario. Each spring tens of thousands of ducks rest here on their journey further north. As well, more than 300 bird species make Presqu'ile a "hot spot" for birders. In the winter there are cross-country skiing trails for the enthusiast. Elsewhere along the Lake Ontario shore, Brighton offers superb camping and other family attractions, Speedway Park, mini-golf & go-kart's, botanical gardens and numerous garden centers to name a few.

Brighton Marina
Brighton Marina

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Presqu'ile Board Walk
Presqu'ile Board Walk

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Presqu'ile Cat Tail
Presqu'ile Cat Tail

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Brighton Marina
Brighton Marina

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