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.
Township Of Cramahe
Joseph Keeler, a Vermont Loyalist, along with a group of followers, settled in this area in the 1790s. The village of Keeler's Tavern was renamed Colborne in honour of the Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada, Sir John Colborne, during his term from 1828 to 1836. The town boasts a unique raised the widest main street in Northumberland County, an attractive central square, and a bounty of 19th century architecture. Self-guided historical walking tours of the village are available.