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Prescott, Ontario is located along the beautiful St. Lawrence river and the 401.  It is conveniently located by Highway 416 and close to the international bridge; a strategic connection to the Canadian and US markets. Its key location, with access to major Canadian cities, makes Prescott a sensible choice for existing and new business investments.

The arts and culture in the Town of Prescott are also noteworthy attributes that not only attract tourists to the area, but provide unique opportunities for residents to enjoy. The Prescott Golf Course, The Forwarder’s Museum, Fort Wellington and historic walking tours are just some of the attractions. In the summer months, tourism peaks with the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival, A Taste of Prescott, the Farmer’s Market, and the newly developed Riverwalk Park.

The residents of the Town of Prescott benefit from the addition of new commercial business and the growing cultural scene in the area. Volunteer organizations, a forward-thinking council and residential developments provide new and current residents with great opportunities to enjoy the excellent quality of life that the Town of Prescott offers.


St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival

The Festival is a series of Shakespearean plays which run during the summer months of July and August.  It is a production which has gained national attention and attracts a variety of local and international performers from around the world.  Check out their website at

Fort Wellington National Historic Site

Fort Wellington was built in 1812 to defend the St. Lawrence shipping corridor from the French.  It is a remarkably well preserved piece of Canadian history.  They offer whisky tasting, practice drills and cannon firing.  Find more information on their website at 

The Riverwalk District

Prescott has a beautiful waterfront district, with many walking paths, and many destinations along the way, like Kelly’s beach and Centennial Park.  There is also the Riverwalk park and the municipal pool as well!  The town also boasts a quaint downtown core, with many shops and boutiques to explore.  Explore The Town of Prescott more here

Sandra S. Lawn Harbour

The Sandra S. Lawn Harbour is considered one of the premier harbours and marinas in Southern Ontario.  It has beautiful boating facilities, accompanied by friendly and knowledgeable staff.  Also, check out the Rotary Lighthouse and Rotary Pavilion which are beside the marina.  Plan your visit here

Canadian Coast Guard and International Bridge

Prescott is conveniently located close to an international bridge, giving you access to The United Stats for shopping or travel.  Prescott also boasts being the home to the Canadian Coast Guard, which regularly have patrol and search and rescue ships in the harbour for all to see.  

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