December 06, 2017

Discover Clarington: 20 things to do within 20 minutes | Part 3

by Mirabelle Eze

Continuing on from the part 2 of our Discover Clarington series, Part 3 highlights a golf course, a farmers market, a spa, an art gallery and a winery.

Part 1  of the series highlights some great spots for art, music and nature lovers. Part 2 includes some more locations to explore nature and the best spot in Clarington for car racing enthusiasts.

11. Newcastle Golf Course Ltd. – 7 Minutes

Great for experienced players and first-time players, the Newcastle Golf Course is a 6,388 yard course that features bentgrass greens, tree-lined fairways and more than 100 feet of elevation change.  With a newly-renovated club house close to the course, visitors can relax with refreshing beverage in-between rounds.

Location: 2429 Golf Course Rd, Newcastle, ON L1B 1L9


12. Clarington Farmer’s Market – 10 minutes

Popularly known as the  “Biggest Little Farmer’s Market” in all of Durham Region, Clarington Farmer’s market runs from May through October. The market offers a unique mix of vendors with an amazing selection of fresh, local products.

Location: 103 Caroline St W, Clarington, ON L1B 1H1


13. Enchanted Hands Day Spa- 17 minutes

The perfect spot for a relaxing night out with friends, Enchanted Hands Day Spa provides customers with a comfortable and soothing experience “where no detail is overlooked”.

Locations: 2271 Highway 2, Bowmanville ; 16 Silver Street, Bowmanville 905-419-1334


14. Visual Arts Centre of Clarington – 17 minutes

The Visual Arts Centre of Clarington is a gem tucked along Soper Creek, Bowmanvile. Visitors can look forward to quality art work, showcased in regular exhibitions. The centre dedicates some weekly programs to kids and teens, where attendees learn to hone their creativity by “encouraging their creative impulse.”

Location: 143 Simpson Ave, Bowmanville, ON L1C 3K8


15. Archibald Orchards & Estate Winery – 18 minutes

Located in the East of Toronto, Archibald Orchards & Estate Winery is a 4th generation family farm  that offers a range of wines – from very dry to sweet, ice types. Visitors can enjoy an epic Pick Your Own apples season during the fall, as the orchard features  10,000 trees & 13 different varieties of apples to choose from. A children’s play area is set aside, where kids enjoy fresh cut fries and cartel apple dumplings from the Apple Core Cafe.

Location: 6275 Liberty St N, Bowmanville, ON L1C 3K6


Looking to discover Clarington more? Check back soon for part 4.