A glorious garden experience awaits at one of Canada’s last grand estate gardens and showcase of outstanding early 20th century design. Enjoy a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle of Canadian Autobaron R. S. McLaughlin, and the design & horticultural pursuits that great wealth and a large garden staff could command. Highlights include the spectacular art deco/moderne Formal Garden, designed in 1935 by renowned architect John Lyle, and summertime lunch by the splash of the fountains. The House & Garden experience can be enjoyed all summer, and mansion & greenhouses are open year round. Learn more at www.parkwoodestate.com.
270 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, L1G 4T5
Restaurant on Site
No Admission Fee
Parking on Site
Accessible by Public Transit
Tour Bus Parking
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Canada's Garden Route Spokesperson
Author of "A Garden Lover's Guide to Canada"
Getting someone to visit a garden in summer is a snap: we all know gardens are striking in the summer months, with flowers galore. But what about fall? Garden visitors diminish with falling temperatures, as if they’re convinced the show is over as of Labour Day. But it isn’t. There’s still plenty to see in Canada’s public gardens right up until snowfall and even beyond.