The Grey Highlands is located in a beautiful part of Grey County known for its sweeping, panoramic vistas. In addition to the Niagara Escarpment World Bio Reserve which passes through it, the area highlights also include Eugenia Falls, Lake Eugenia, the Bruce Trail, Osprey Bluffs, and the Saugeen and Beaver Rivers. Recreation includes downhill and cross-country skiing, kayaking and canoeing the Beaver River, hiking the Bruce Trail, cycling and snowmobiling.
Formed in 2001 by amalgamating the villages of Markdale, Flesherton, Artemesia, Euphrasia and Osprey, Grey Highlands consists of hamlets, rural and heritage communities, agricultural flat lands and rolling hills.
The lifestyle - Who would like it here?
If you're interested in adventure and/or excursions this is a great spot for you. With spectacular waterfalls, the Bruce Trail, the Osprey Bluffs and the Saugeen and Beaver Rivers, you are in nature's playground. Grey Highlands also encompass the "heart of the Beaver Valley" truly making it a place for all seasons.
Best Kept Secret
Kimberly General Store This unique, eclectic store will delight and surprise you! With their selection of fresh baked goods & homemade soups, local artisan products, organic goods, novelties and more.
Our Favorite Restaurants
Justin’s Oven, Fire & Ice, The Bicycle Cafe, The Bakery, Steven’s Bar-Bq Restaurant, Beaver River Grill
Grey Highlands Real Estate
With so many communities, there is a wide range of Grey Highlands real estate options available. Vacation homes, country homes, homes on main street, Farm & Commercial and many opportunities for land purchase.
The main industry is agriculture and many Mennonite families run farms in the area. The main business centres are Flesherton and Markdale, where businesses are established in heritage homes and buildings. Bed and breakfasts are also popular on the scenic rural routes. Equestrian services and creative arts are growing in the area.
Made up of many villages, Grey Highlands is a community of communities and offers a picturesque place to start or expand a business, raise a family and contribute to community. There exists a strong support structure with many local meeting places to gather.
Rich with rolling farmland, rich aggregate deposits and a myriad of rivers. The preeminent feature of this region is the Niagara Escarpment. Along with the Beaver Valley and the majestic Eugenia Falls is it really provides the best of nature.
Grey Highlands offers year-round recreation from hiking the Bruce Trail and paddling the Beaver River to skiing and snowmobiling our many winter trails.
Talk to a Community Specialist
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