Greyweathers

Greyweathers

Greyweathers was built in the 1840’s, originally situated on the banks of the Rideau Canal past Burritt’s Rapids. It was moved in one piece to Merrickville in 1985, where the ship lap siding and roof was replaced, wiring and plumbing added and a small addition put on...
Blockhouse Museum

Blockhouse Museum

The Blockhouse Museum (operated by the Merrickville and District Historical Society)  will be open throughout the House and Garden Tour (and for the rest of the summer, too!). Your expert guides will be dressed in period costume and, once inside, visitors will...
Village Metalsmiths

Village Metalsmiths

Come and visit Canada’s oldest foundry (operating since 1840). There will be a special display showing the steps involved casting their unique...
Gray Art Glass Studio

Gray Art Glass Studio

Come visit Gray Art Glass gallery and studio June 10th 2017. Watch as the Gray Art Glass team demonstrates how to create art with molten hot glass and visit the gallery located in one of Merrickville century...
Riverside at Burritt’s Rapids

Riverside at Burritt’s Rapids

Tucked down a little back lane on the island at Burritt’s Rapids are two delightful adjoining Riverside gardens. Owned by a father and daughter, these much loved gardens reflect the personalities and gardening passions of the owners. Wander through Howard...
Carriglaith

Carriglaith

Fourty years ago, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, a renowned botanist, biochemist and author, and her husband built a home and created a beautiful garden just south of the village of Merrickville. Their property spans 160 acres which includes a 6 acre garden and 154 acres of...
Clergy Reserve

Clergy Reserve

Handsomely situated across the road from the historic Rideau Canal, this lovely stone home was built circa 1840 by stone-masons originally recruited to work on the Rideau Canal. The house was originally built for local magistrate George Doherty (Dougherty) on 200...
Harry McLean House

Harry McLean House

The Manor House has a storied past as the home for many years of “Big Pants” Harry McLean, a larger-than-life figure who established the Dominion Construction Company and built many of the railways and dams of Canada in the early-mid 1900’s. It was...
Eco Home

Eco Home

Chris and Clare’s Zero Carbon Lifestyle Home Please Note: To ensure that all visitors get a chance to see all the features and talk to the owners, tours of the EcoHome will start every hour on the hour only (e.g.: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm). From the...