Dive into a Local’s Signature Experience

Nestled on the picturesque shores of Rice Lake, Elmhirst’s Resort is a family-owned and operated cottage resort, conference centre, spa and wedding venue that offers an authentic Canadian experience. Spread over 240 acres of lush greenery, the resort features a range of 30 unique waterfront cottages. All accommodations are designed to provide a comfortable and relaxing setting, featuring modern amenities and stunning views of the lake.

The resort boasts a range of activities to suit all interests and ages. Nature lovers can explore the nearby trails, water enthusiasts can take a dip in the lake, go fishing, or try their hand at kayaking, canoeing, or paddleboarding. During the winter months, guests can relax in the spa, or enjoy skating, sleigh rides, tobogganing and more.

Elmhirst’s Resort also features a variety of dining options, including the Wild Blue Yonder Pub, which serves up delicious pub-style fare and craft beer. For a more upscale experience, guests can head to the Hearthside Dining Room, where they can indulge in mouthwatering farm-to-table cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients.

The resort also hosts a range of events throughout the year, including weddings, corporate retreats, and family reunions. With its breathtaking natural beauty, exceptional amenities, and warm hospitality, Elmhirst’s Resort is the perfect destination for anyone seeking a relaxing and unforgettable getaway.

What’s the BIGGEST thing here NOT sourced locally? Happy visitors like you!


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Our patio is open, ready for the long weekend⛱️
Join us Monday – Sunday:
Lunch / Dinner: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Order a frosty pint from our offering of local craft beers and enjoy it with an Elmhirst’s Own Angus burger heaped with melted blue cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and a side of fries. Sounds like a plan 🍺 
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In community news…
The Norwood Legion did some kitchen renovations and needed some help from Elmhirst’s Resort to get their team of volunteers caught up to speed. Chef Jeff, our head of Food and Beverage went down to give the volunteers a crash course in 21st century cooking equipment during their famous wing night. The new gear worked great and Chef Jeff got a tour of their beautiful history museum. It was great fun to make new friends 🤩
#communityengagement #norwoodlegion #communitysupport #norwood #canadianlegion #ontario #communitynews #elmhirstmeet
Ready to recharge this spring? Our cottage rentals at Elmhirst's Resort offer a peaceful retreat from the stresses of everyday life. Book now and find your zen.

How do you like to destress?

Delicious & Home Grown

Join us in warm elegance at our Hearthside Dining Room, or in the Wild Blue Yonder Pub & Patio, where farm-to-table freshness is always a key ingredient in our seasonal creations.


We respectfully acknowledge Elmhirst’s Resort is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.

Elmhirst’s Resort respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity, and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.

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