10 Things to Do in Uxbridge That You Shouldn't Miss

December 1, 2017 Osvaldo Hartline

Discover the best top things to do in Uxbridge, Canada including Roxy Theatres, The Second Wedge Brewing Company, Thomas Foster Memorial, Leaskdale National Manse and Historic Church, Glen Major Forest & Walker Woods, Forsythe Family Farms, Ski Lakeridge, Cooper's CSA Farm & Maze, Uxbridge Historical Centre, York-Durham Heritage Railway.
Restaurants in Uxbridge

1. Roxy Theatres

46 Brock St W | L9P 1P3, Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1P3, Canada +1 905-852-7699
Excellent
59%
Good
26%
Satisfactory
13%
Poor
2%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 46 reviews

Roxy Theatres

Reviewed By Scott D - Ontario, Canada

Great popcorn, semi-comfortable seats and so-so screen. It is close enough to walk to and it's not too crowded. Regular fils are a good bet, however, the screen size and audio quality don't bode well for a big action film if you are looking for a truly immersive experience. Regardless, I will still see plenty of movies there and the price is better than the big chains.

2. The Second Wedge Brewing Company

14 Victoria St, Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1B1, Canada +1 905-852-3232
Excellent
80%
Good
11%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
2%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 36 reviews

The Second Wedge Brewing Company

Craft brewery, tasting room, beer garden and bottle shop with rotating seasonal beers - the perfect stop after hitting Uxbridge's trails.

Reviewed By Terry C

It's my favourite, but my wife prefers the Elgin Blonde. Good selection of craft beers, reasonable prices. Beers are typically named after local places or activities. Close to downtown Uxbridge and just across the tracks from the York Durham Railway station. Sunday mornings there is a farmers market in the parking lot. Nice patio to meet old and new friends.
It's not a restaurant and doesn't pretend to be, although there are relationships with local restaurants for onsite deliveries.

3. Thomas Foster Memorial

Regional Road 1, Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada +1 905-640-3966
Excellent
62%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
0%
Terrible
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Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 28 reviews

Thomas Foster Memorial

Reviewed By Brad J - Toronto, Canada

A small yet beautiful mausoleum built in 18th century by Thomas Foster is a hidden gem and a must see historic site beautiful and very interesting. There is a donation of 5$ each for adults to take a brief tour of the grounds and inside. Travis gave a well detailed and interesting account of the history and it's architecture. Thanks.
The whole tour is good for about half an hour. The place looks like a church but now used for different functions too
Well recommended, and if you are in the area do take a tour of Lucy Maud Montgomery house of Anne of Green Gables fame just ahead on the same road.

4. Leaskdale National Manse and Historic Church

11850 Durham Regional Road 1, Uxbridge, Ontario L0C 1C0, Canada +1 905-862-0808
Excellent
80%
Good
20%
Satisfactory
0%
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0%
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Overall Ratings

5 based on 15 reviews

Leaskdale National Manse and Historic Church

Our site was the home of L.M. Montgomery, Canadian author best know for "Anne of Green Gables".She lived in North Uxbridge for 15 years from 1911 to 1926 and wrote half of her books here including a poetry book "The Watchmen". Come take a tour of both sites, watch our video or take in one of our many special events which include theatre all summer and luncheon teas. You will love your visit.

Reviewed By Tess379 - Uxbridge, Canada

This was Maud's home in Ontario for 15 years where she lived as the bride of Ewan MacDonald and gave birth to her three boys( one was stillborn). One can tour both the. church and the beautifully restored manse across the road. A feature of the garden is a statue of Maud herself sitting on a bench, the only piece of public art in the Durham Region.

5. Glen Major Forest & Walker Woods

Sideline 4, Uxbridge, Ontario L0C 1A0, Canada +1 416-661-6600
Excellent
66%
Good
29%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 17 reviews

Glen Major Forest & Walker Woods

Reviewed By ylc25 - Toronto, Ontario

Nice trails with beautiful forest. Parking lot was busy but didn't see many people on the trails. Trails seem to be marked very well. Trail has uphill and downhill, very interesting hike.

6. Forsythe Family Farms

1025 Cragg Rd, Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1R3, Canada +1 905-887-1087
Excellent
75%
Good
25%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
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Overall Ratings

5 based on 8 reviews

Forsythe Family Farms

Your food takes a journey from farm to fork. We invite you to be part of that journey. Stay connected to where your food comes from. Come and enjoy a visit to Grandpas farm. Relax, take time with family in the peace of the countryside. Enjoy fresh from the field produce, naturally raised pork & chicken in our farm market. Visit the farm animals, take a wagon ride, walk through our woods. Let the children's imagination thrive in our Barnyard Adventure playground. Pick your own strawberries, peas, raspberries, beans, tomatoes and pumpkins. We host birthday parties, school tours, family/corp events, October Pumpkin Harvest Festival. Open May to Dec 24th.Call for hours

Reviewed By cassie123290 - Orlando, Florida

Took my cousin for a true Canadian experience to the pumpkin patch, trator ride through the farm and picked up pure delicious Canadian honey from the farm shop~ Most friendly staff, lots to see, animals to feed, crafts & games for the little ones.....the best tasting local grown sweet pumpkin !!

7. Ski Lakeridge

790 Chalk Lake Road, Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1R4, Canada +1 905-686-3607
Excellent
50%
Good
50%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
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Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 8 reviews

Ski Lakeridge

Reviewed By disneyboundmom66 - Oshawa, Canada

Spent a Saturday late morning at Ski Lakeridge for a family tubing trip. Six runs is about $25 plus tax per person. Due to conditions (call ahead to check), the tube runs were very slow. Snow was melting with mild temperatures. It took us about 2 hours to go on 6 runs with all the walking from the bottom of the 25 story hill to the end of the run and around to wait in line to get towed back up the hill on our tubes. Staff told us as long as here is snow, they are open but as time went on, one tube run was closed due to conditions.
Staff were all very friendly and seemed to enjoy their jobs. You can purchase food in the chalet as well as rent skis, boots, helmets and snow boards there to go on the ski hills. A fun, physical adventure outside great for families with kids over age 5 for tubes. Linking arms with up to 5 people in your group is fun to go down the hills too.

8. Cooper's CSA Farm & Maze

266 Ashworth, Zephyr, Uxbridge, Ontario L0E 1T0, Canada
Excellent
72%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
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Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 7 reviews

Cooper's CSA Farm & Maze

Reviewed By pikachiu132 - Toronto, Canada

ust 1 hour from Toronto, this we came up to the farm for something fun and different to do a Sunday October Pumpkin weekend.
It's a family friendly farm, with animals (goats, boars, rabbits and some chickens? with a dog guarding them), wagon rides (to a place where there was sheep), and a HUGE corn field turned maze.
It seems like they create a new maze every year from the harvested crops, this year it was Heart and Stroke themed.
There are two mazes, and it took us probably at least 30mins to finish at a leisurely pace.
It was actually a good challenge, and a nice walk. I thought it would have been easier, but I guess using your gut isn't always the best strategy. I have a horrible sense of direction, and I think it was part of it.
Along they way, there were signs with Heart and Stroke trivia questions which will help point you to the right way, if you know the answer. If not, it provides a good reference tool to help eliminate the wrong choices.
There were some kids with their parents running around in there. Also be careful of hooligans throwing corn through the stalks. It seems really dangerous, and slightly annoying (you know who you are!), but a very good hiding spot to scare people for sure.
There's also a mini maze, which you have to figure out how to get through with No Left Turns. Easier said than done.
At the entrance, they sell market fresh produce, and at the back some baked goods. I think there is also pumpkin patch, but I'm not sure.
Admission is $8, and kids under 3 are free. Each $1 goes to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
We got here around 2:30pm and were done around 4:30pm. They close at 5pm.
Their event calendar is here: http://www.coopersfarm.c… and seems like they hold a NIGHT TIME full moon maze in early October. That sounds terrifying.
Fully recommended for kids and adults looking for something near the city to do. Will mostly come back next year!

9. Uxbridge Historical Centre

7239 Concession 6, Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1R2, Canada +1 905-852-5854
Excellent
56%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
11%
Terrible
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Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 9 reviews

The Uxbridge Historical Centre displays local heritage, operates an archives, hosts events or weddings, and offers a spectacular view of the Uxbridge valley and town. Tours of our 10 historic buildings are offered Wednesday to Sunday and Holidays 10am-4pm. Please call ahead to book group tours outside of regular hours. We are open Victoria Day Weekend to Thanksgiving. Wednesday-Sunday and Holidays 9am-5pm.

Reviewed By salsera - Toronto Canada

We did a tour here and really enjoyed learning about the history of Uxbridge as well as the life of pioneers in the area. THe buildings are well maintained and offer different construction techniques than other pioneer villages in the area.

10. York-Durham Heritage Railway

19 Railway St, Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1E5, Canada
Excellent
32%
Good
27%
Satisfactory
21%
Poor
10%
Terrible
10%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 47 reviews

York-Durham Heritage Railway

The York Durham Heritage Railway is a non-profit heritage and tourist railway. The YDHR operates train excursions between Stouffville and Uxbridge on weekends from June to October using restored heritage equipment. The YDHR also maintains a small museum inside the 1904 restored Grand Trunk train station. Visit our website for up to date schedules and fares.

Reviewed By H5590TQmichaeln - Whitby, Canada

Great outing with the kids and friends. 8 of us in total booked months in advance so we could all sit together on the train (Do book early the Santa Trains fill up really fast). We had a lot of fun on the train. Santa Claus, Mrs Claus, A Magician, Balloon Animals & live entertainment strolled through the cars. Afterwards all kids got a little gift bag full of goodies.

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