Tweed is well known for its many tourist attractions and activities enjoyed YEAR ROUND by thousands of visitors. Lakeside Holidays is centrally located in this picturesque village by the lake a short walk (or you can ride our fleet of cycles) to the fine stores or restaurants. Tweed is the Gateway to the Land O'Lakes, a well-known Central Ontario Highlands tourist area with many interesting things to do and places to see. Check it out and decide what type of get-away you prefer while making LAKESIDE HOLIDAYS your home away from home. Imagine a wine tour B & B weekend where you check in Friday and compile your custom tour from more than 2 dozen wineries, then have breakfast and head off to sample wines at 4 or 5 vineyards Saturday. Come back Saturday night and sample your purchases / compare notes out on the patio, in the hot tub or in the Home Theatre (we will get out some cheese and crackers). Sunday we will feed you another breakfast and you can enjoy our place the rest of the day, or squeeze in a few more wineries on your way home.

Eastern Ontario Trails are great for snowmobilers, hikers, cyclists and ATVers alike. Check out the map to see how far you can go.

Cross-country skiers have lots of choices. There is Vandewater Conservation Area just south of town with 15 km of cross-country skiing and there are trails starting right in Tweed that are many kilometers long.

Snowshoers aren't left out. There are plenty of trails available throughout the area.

Public Skating at the Tweed Arena is held on Sundays in the winter from 1:00 to 2:30 P.M. Follow the signs to the Community Centre.

Ice fishing is very popular on Stoco Lake. If you need a hut you can rent and while away the day catching walleye, muskie, bass and pike.

Of course Tweed has a Santa Claus Parade, Festival Of Trees and many local venues within walking distance of Lakeside Holidays put on great New Year's Eve celebrations.

Visitors can take in the Heritage House Museum or the art galleries. Another "must see" is the world's smallest jailhouse.

There are many fine restaurant's in the area including


In late September every year is the Tweed Fall Festival. Enjoy beer and wine tasting, pontoon boat lake tours, a chili cookoff, a Whole Health Show and much more.

In and around Tweed you can follow the Artisan's Studio Trail.

Art lovers can also visit Studio 737 located a short drive away. See over 1000 paintings by more than 50 artists. It is located just east of Highway 37 right on Highway 7.

The H. R. Frink Centre south of town has 13 km of hiking trails including over 2 km of boardwalk.

Enjoy birdwatching at nearby Vandewater Conservation Area or right in your own back yard where you can see ducks and geese, woodpeckers, finches, herons, blue jays, juncos, turkey vultures, nuthatches and many other birds.

Visit the Hastings County Museum of Agricultural Heritage, a short drive away in Stirling.

See a live band at the Tweedsmuir Tavern or the Canadian Legion. Or play yourself at the open jam. Tweed is surrounded by plenty of Bluegrass and country music events all year.

Bowl a strike at Riverside Lanes right in town.

And lots of other attractions. (Check out the Hell Holes and the Tyendinaga Caves)

Lakeside Holidays is a few minutes away from several golf clubs including Poplars Golf Club, (ask about our special "host" packages with Poplars just across the lake), Trillium Wood Golf Club and Black Bear Ridge Golf Course.

Shop and save at the House of Boutiques.

Stoco Lake is well known to sports fishermen, and women. For Pike, Muskie, Bass, & walleye season openings see www.ontario.ca/zonecouncils for current fishing rules, or contact the "Peterborough MNR" office at 800-667-1940 or http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/Business/LetsFish/index.html


You can paddle boat, canoe kayak, or row a fishing boat on Stoco Lake and the Moira River.Use our fleet for free or rentals are available at the Unconventional Moose located a few minutes drive away.

Tweed is home to the annual Agricultural Fair. Events include bingo, pet shows, talent shows, ATV Races, lawn mower races, pie eating contests and much, much more. Young and old can enjoy the midway games and rides, horse and tractor pulls, farm animal judging and all of the other events.

Tweed has hosted Power Boat Races on Stoco Lake. This picture was taken from the shore of LAKESIDE HOLIDAYS in 2006. Click on it for a larger view.

Stoco is an excellent lake for the water-skiing wake boarding enthusiast. It's safe for both adults and children and lessons are available nearby.

A short walk from Lakeside Holidays is a park where all can enjoy swimming and the kids can have fun on the well maintained playground. The recently renovated Tweed Pavilion once again swings to the summer sounds of "Music in the Park" presented by the Lions Club of Tweed with the generous support of local business people. There is also a public boat launch, a picnic shelter, and gardens maintained by the Tweed Horticultural Society.

The Tweed Farmer's Market takes place every Saturday in the Municipal lakefront park, between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. during the months of May through October.

Your Hosts:
Barb & Doug Mack & family

225 Victoria Street South
Tweed, ON K0K 3J0

For bookings call

(905)-626-3437 or 613-478-3626

Or E-mail The Macks at ndougmack@gmail.com for more information.