Top 10 Things to do in Cobourg, Ontario

Cobourg (/'koːbə˞g/) is a town in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in Southern Ontario 95 kilometres (59 mi) east of Toronto and 62 kilometres (39 mi) east of Oshawa. It is the largest town in and seat of Northumberland County. Its nearest neighbour is Port Hope, 7 km (4 mi) to the west. It is located along Highway 401 (exits 472 and 474) and the former Highway 2 (now Northumberland County Road 2). To the south, Cobourg borders Lake Ontario. To the north, east and west, it is surrounded by Hamilton Township.

1. Cobourg Beach

138 Division St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 3P3, Canada Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Beaches
Excellent
62%
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4.5 based on 514 reviews

Cobourg Beach

Reviewed By nataliescadden - Vancouver, CanadaVancouver, Canada

Love this beach!

Definitely one of the nicest beaches on the Canadian side of Lake Ontario. Raced my first triathlon there as a teenager and was recently back to take some of our wedding photos. The beach is so clean and the water so blue that it looks like we were in the

2. The Concert Hall at Victoria Hall

55 King St W, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2M2, Canada Concerts & Shows, Theaters
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4.5 based on 39 reviews

The Concert Hall at Victoria Hall

The Concert Hall at Victoria Hall is available for rent for events including corporate meetings and seminars, lectures, exhibits, balls and receptions. Enjoy your wedding reception or special occasion in Victorian splendour. The Concert Hall has been fully restored to its Grand Ballroom glory with full accessibility.The Concert Hall also features live theatre performances.

Reviewed By trainfan2000 - Hamilton, CanadaHamilton, Canada

Beautiful Building

This is very beautiful Victorian building on the town's main street. It is open for tours at various times and it is well worth seeing. It is used as municipal offices and there is a concert hall on one of the floors. On the ground floor is a court room t

3. Burnham Family Farm Market

7760 County Rd 2, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 4J7, Canada Sights & Landmarks, Farms
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4.5 based on 31 reviews

Reviewed By leprechaun-29 - Cobourg, CanadaCobourg, Canada

Fruit and pie shopping

Fruit is fresh, and they're pies and date squares are excellent.Store is always clean and staff are friendly and helpful.But be early on a Saturday for best pie selection.

4. Cobourg Marina

103 Third Street, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada Nature & Parks, Marinas
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4 based on 20 reviews

Cobourg Marina

Reviewed By Carol J - Grafton, CanadaGrafton, Canada

Needs renovating

We have had our boat in a slip a few times. Nothing to write home about but they really need to fix the facilities. Everytime I've been in the washrooms there a mess and sometimes you're waiting for a toilet and the one half is usually roped off and light

5. Moore Orchards

1497 Moore Orchard Rd, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 4J8, Canada Sights & Landmarks, Farms
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5 based on 6 reviews

Reviewed By Helennotter - Cobourg, CanadaCobourg, Canada

Great apples, strawberries and homemade pies

You can pick your own fresh strawberries and apples. Or you can buy in their little store where they also sell maple syrup, apple cider and fresh homemade pies.

6. Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre

141 Orr St, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 0J6, Canada Museums, History Museums
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4.5 based on 31 reviews

Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre

The Sifton-Cook Heritage Centre opened in 2012 in what may be Cobourg's oldest building. Exhibits, videos and an operating 250ft Model Railway tell the story of our Town's history. In 2019our theme will be "Artifactually Yours". But you won't want to miss the railway! The Centre is located at Durham & Orr Streets, just 3 blocks west of historic Victoria Hall. Our season runs from the Victoria Day weekend through Canadian Thanksgiving. In May, June, September & October we are open weekends only - In July and August we are open daily except Monday and Tuesday.

Reviewed By liufeng1739 - Mississauga, CanadaMississauga, Canada

great place to visit for history lovers

this place is running by a group of very very very nice people, we stopped by for about a hour, they showed us a great railway & train model built by local volunteer. we read quite bit local history in the exhibition hall. We're glad you enjoyed your visi

7. Cobourg East Pierhead Lighthouse

Division Street, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 3P3, Canada Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Lighthouses
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4 based on 27 reviews

Cobourg East Pierhead Lighthouse

Reviewed By YourTypicalTourist - Halifax, CanadaHalifax, Canada

Water Therapy!

Cobourg has one of the most beautiful waterfront districts in the province. While you can't walk right out to the lighthouse, you can feel like you're driving right into Lake Ontario by going down the pier towards the lighthouse! Occasionally, the gate wi

8. Cobourg Farmers' Market

Second Street | Behind Victoria Hall, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada Shopping, Food & Drink, Farmers Markets
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4 based on 11 reviews

Cobourg Farmers' Market

Reviewed By mc_eeyore - Cobourg, CanadaCobourg, Canada

Great way to spend Saturday morning!

Held every Sat from 7 am - noon, May to Oct, this market held in the heart of the downtown core at the Market Building behind Victoria Hall is a great collection of locally grown fruits and veggies, along with locally raised meat, local baking, arts, etc.

55 King St W | Third Floor, wheelchair accessible., Cobourg, Ontario K9A 2M2, Canada Shopping, Museums, Art Galleries
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4.5 based on 16 reviews

Art Gallery of Northumberland - Cobourg

Reviewed By margaretm364 - Port Hope, CanadaPort Hope, Canada

Then and Now, 150 years, Hooked Rug Exhibit

I was delighted by the quality of the exhibit. Very talented local artists. From flowers and birds to a locomotive, a collage of buildings, historical pieces and some abstract work as well. It is worth the trip and one could spend hours admiring the handi

10. St. Peter's Anglican Church

240 College St, Cobourg, Ontario 905-372-3442, Canada Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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4.5 based on 14 reviews

St. Peter's Anglican Church

Reviewed By Helen N - Cobourg, CanadaCobourg, Canada

St. Peter's Anglican Church

St. Peter's is situated opposite Victoria Park in downtown Cobourg. There are a variety of services held there to suit most people's tastes. If you can make a Sunday morning service there is a 10.00 am holy communion and healing service held on Thursday m

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