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Things to do in North Perth

North Perth is located in the Northern reaches of Perth County's beautiful and bountiful countryside. We are within a short driving distance of many Southwestern Ontario cities. The town of Listowel and villages of Atwood, Monkton and Gowanstown make up our diverse landscape.

See below for ideas on planning your visit:

Find scenic Signature Cycle Routes passing by farm lands, natural areas, and charming small towns while exploring North Perth and Perth County by bike. 

We have many quality restaurants in North Perth. Whether you are looking for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or appetizers and drinks, you will satisfy your appetite here!

Our local restaurants offer a wide range of traditional and contemporary foods, including speciality burgers, quality steaks, pub grub, traditional English and European dishes, sushi, Chinese and Thai cuisine, and family-favourite home-style dishes. We also have all the traditional take-out and delivery options!

Visit the North Perth Eats page for a list of local restaurants.

North Perth has launched an account on the FREE local discovery app Driftscape. Download it on IOS and Android mobile devices to find out about places, tours and events in North Perth. Learn more here.

Listowel Golf Course
8380 Fairlane Road, RR#1
Listowel, ON N4W 3G6
Tel: 519-291-2500

Tralee Golf Course
8514 Perth Line 86
Listowel, ON N4W 3G8
Tel: 519-291-3355

The North Perth Chamber of Commerce offers visitors a popular self-guided Historic Walking Tour. A guide and map are available for download on the North Perth Chamber of Commerce website.

Discover hidden beauty along our 22 km of hiking trails. Our trail system travels through agricultural land, downtown cores, parks, and former railway corridors. You can enjoy the trails in all four season on foot or by cycling, horseback riding, skiing or snowshoeing. Visit the Parks, Pavilions and Trails page for more information for your visit.

The Perth County portion of the Guelph to Goderich (G2G) Rail Trail also travels through North Perth's Village of Monkton. The G2G Rail Trail stretches 127 km between Guelph and Goderich. You can find a map of the G2G rail trail and more information on the G2G website. The trailhead at 200 Nelson Street in Monkton has been upgraded to include washrooms, e-bike charging, bike repair stations, and a pavilion.

We have two outdoor pools in Listowel and Atwood. Both pools are open from mid-June to the end of August.

The Listowel Kinette Splash Pad is located beside the Listowel Kinsmen Pool. The splash pad is open from June 1st to September 1st (weather permitting).

Visit the Facilities page for more information.

We have a diverse retail community that offers unique, family-owned store that will meet any interest or need! Our stores are located in our walkable downtown cores and other accessible locations throughout North Perth.

Items that our stores specialize in include speciality footwear, brand name clothing, jewellery, kitchen and appliance, home décor, furniture, antiques, building supplies, and baby and children items.

We have many special events throughout the year for you to enjoy. Some examples are listed below. We encourage you to visit our Community Calendar or check out the latest edition of the Community Connection Newsletter for more details.

Perth County Tourism provides tourism services, information and promotion for all of Perth County, including the member municipalities of North Perth, Perth East, West Perth and Perth South.

View their Perth County Discover More Adventures Signature Experiences and Farm Gate Map to get inspired for your next adventure. Explore the Discover More Tourism Brochure for more information. 

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