One of Ontario’s most scenic landscapes lies in Wellington North, an area best known for its spectacular walking, cycling and birding trails which all wind through tranquil vistas that can be discovered on self-guided tours.
Perhaps its most popular is the Butter Tart Trail.
The 100 km road tour exclusively focuses on the sinfully sweet treat, and on the tour, you will get to explore 12 different varieties. Along the way, you will also encounter other interesting butter tart ideas including desserts for dogs and pottery trays. You may even find a butter tart experience.
Some definite highlights include:
Hwy 6, North Of Mount Forest
A casual dining experience that features great food and specializes in homemade butter tart pie.
Monday to Friday: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Munro’s On Main
107 Wellington St. W, Mount Forest ON
Mom Munro’s homemade butter tart features a scoop of ice cream and a cherry on top. In addition, the rusting dining options are incomparable.
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
The Raven’s Rune
245 Main St. S., Mount Forest ON
The Raven’s Rune pays particular attention to the stunning scent of the butter tart with its incense, face cream, body scrubs and soaps.
Tuesday to Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Spoil Me Pets
248-B Main St. S., Mount Forest ON
Has your dog been a good boy? Give him a ‘Spoil the Dog’ cookie from this place that specializes in mutt munchies.
Monday to Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Night & Day Studio
947 Bentley St., Mount Forest ON
If you are serving butter tarts to guests in your home, you will certainly need something to serve them in. This artisan studio helps you create your own butter tart plate and also features salt-glazed pottery, raku and gardenware.
In addition to the Tart Trail, there are plenty of other exploring options available in Wellington including unique gift stores, original artwork and shockingly enough, some premiere fashion destinations. For more info check out the official Simply Explore website.