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Every Saturday during July and August volunteers or staff of the Bayfield Historical Society lead informative and leisurely walking tours through the village. Learn about the history of Bayfield and hear the stories that have shaped this unique village. If you would like to attend, please meet at the Heritage Centre & Archives at the time of your preferred tour.

During the summer of 2017, there are 2 different guided tours being offered.

  • Main St. and Heritage Building Tour @ 1pm
    • Learn about the history of various Main St. buildings such as
      • The Little Inn
      • The Albion Hotel
      • Bayfield General Store
      • Erwin Cottages
    • Pioneer Park
    • The Hut - Bayfield’s oldest building
    • Historical Homes on Bayfield Terrace, Lousia St. and Clan Gregor Square
  • Bayfield Harbour Tour @3pm
    • Captain Ferguson’s House
    • Bayfield’s Shipwrecks
    • Harbour Development
    • Boat building in Bayfield
    • Mara St. Walkway

Tours are $5 each or $10 if you would like a copy of the Historical Walking Tour booklet included.

For your convenience, guided walking tours can also be arranged by appointment for small groups or bus tours.


Historical Bayfield Walking Tour


For more information, please e-mail or call 519-441-3224. Email is preferred as someone is not always available to take your call.


walking_tour_bookletIf you prefer, you may purchase a Self-Guided Walking Tour booklet from the Heritage Centre & Archives for $5.00. On our website, you can access an enhanced Google Map with the points of interest marked according to their corresponding number in the booklet.






There are also YouTube videos that correspond to many of the points of interest in the Walking Tour booklet. These videos can be accessed on our YouTube channel here…


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