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Explore the Shore is a community of businesses that work together to showcase the very best of County Road 50.

County Road 50 businesses are open Year-Round.  Scroll down for a list of our community and come again soon:

Cedar Beach Conservation AreaCedar Beach Conservation Area

1031 Heritage Road, Kingsville

Enjoy some sand and sun at this beautiful conservation area. Pack a picnic and enjoy the sights and sounds of Lake Erie. Great fishing too! Washrooms opened seasonally.

Cedar Island Yacht ClubCedar Island Yacht Club

982 Heritage Road (County Rd 50) Kingsville

Cedar Island Yacht Club celebrated 40 Years on the Water in 2012. Cedar Island Yacht club is a collaborative of people who love the water, love the wind, preserve the land and tie lots of knots. Visit our website www.cedarislandyachtclub.ca

Historic Christ Church ColchesterChrist Church Colchester

190 Bagot St., Harrow

Historic Christ Church Colchester was established in 1805. The current building dates back to 1872. Special services, as well as weekly early morning services are enjoyed by parishioners, many who are relatives of the original church members.

Peace Garden Trail LogoCommunities in Bloom

Corner of County Rd. #50 West & Jackson St., Harrow

The Village of Colchester is proud to be a part of the Art of Peace Garden Trail, an 1812 Bicentennial Legacy Project along Lake Erie North Shore.

Winery retail storeColchester Ridge Estate Winery

108 County Rd. #50 East, Harrow

Cooper's Hawk VineyardsCooper’s Hawk Vineyards

Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards™ is an estate winery located on 67 acres of land in the Lake Erie North Shore viticulture region.

Storefront of Dear Ladies shop, Heritage RoadDear Ladies

629 Heritage Road, Kingsville



Drexler Diving Systems mike_and_jana copyDrexler Diving Systems

470 Jackson Street, Colchester Ontario
Dive into history with Drexler Diving        Systems and discover the historic shipwrecks of Lake Erie!  Deep down, it’s the details that count. www.drexler.ca 

Farm Dog CyclesFarm Dog Cycles

793 County Road 50 East, Harrow
Quality Bike rentals and Wine Tours by Bike!    www.farmdogcycles.com


1 County Rd 50, Colchester

IMG_0343Glass Garage

783 Maple Leaf Beach, Harrow
We offer an experience in art though several mediums including glass, silver, silk, oil, watercolour and fabric.   This includes stain glass angels, hand painted silk kimonos and scarfs, silver cuffs enhanced by beach glass, original jewelry designs and paintings.

Enjoy camping at Holiday Beach Conservation Area.Holiday Beach Conservation Area

6952 County Rd. #50 West, Amherstburg
Come and enjoy our trails, picnic area, beach and viewing tower.

John R Park Homestead, Harrow, Explore the ShoreJohn R Park Homestead

915 County Rd. #50 East, Harrow
A visit to the Homestead will take you back in time to the 1850s. The house and farm buildings of John and Amelia Park are restored to bring the nineteenth century to life. Costumed guides, lakeside boardwalk, shop, children’s games, livestock and picnic area. Winner of Ontario’s Best Living History Museum 2010!  www.erca.org

North 42 Degrees Estate Winery

130 County Road 50 East, Harrow

Putting Competition at Oxley Beach Golf Course, Harrow, Explore the ShoreOxley Beach Golf Course

597 County Road 50 East, Harrow
Christine & Richard Froese, owners of the Oxley Beach Golf Course for over 20 years, warmly welcome you to Canada’s southernmost golf course! It is a scenic 18-hole par 3 open to the public. www.oxleybeachgolf.com

Oxley Estate WineryOxley Estate Winery

533 County Road 50 East, Harrow
Oxley Estate Winery is located in the heart of Essex County’s wine route, on County Road 50 in the hamlet of Oxley along the Lake Erie shore. The first 7 acres of vines were planted in 2010. The owners are committed to sustainable and earth-friendly farming.

Paglione Estate Winery

724 County Road 50 East, Harrow

Polish Beach Club

697 Fox Place (off County Rd 50 West, Colchester)

Quick's WicksQuick’s Wicks

55 Sullivan Street, Colchester Ontario

All natural,  Soy candles & Melts for your warmers. Custom Bridal/Shower orders available. Find us on Facebook!

Serenity Lavender

130 County Road 50 East, Harrow

Sprucewood Shores Estate WinerySprucewood Shores Estate Winery

7258 County Rd. #50 West, Harrow
Family-run winery producing 100% Ontario grown wines. Located on sandy beachfront.


The Fruit Wagon

793 County Rd. #50 East, Harrow
Fresh fruit, veggies and flowers in season!


The Garden Gallery

267 County Road 50 East, Harrow

Town of Essex – Colchester Harbour Park

Colchester is a community located in the Town of Essex. At Colchester Harbour Park you will find publically accessible waterfront viewpoints and linkages, sandy public beach, pirate play structure and spray pad.

Ure's Country KitchenUre’s Country Kitchen

6000 County Rd. #20, Amherstburg
Breakfast and Lunch Available 7:30 –3 pm.
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Viewpointe Estate WineryViewpointe Estate Winery

151 County Rd. #50 East, Harrow
Viewpointe’s mission is to showcase Essex County’s fine wine and culinary diversity. With a breathtaking view of Lake Erie’s North Shore, Viewpointe makes for an ideal destination for any occasion.

Wreaths & Florals by Janice

959 Waters Beach, Harrow
Open Year-Round. Custom Orders, Bereavements, Delivery. Choose from Wreaths, Wall Hangers, Plant Stands and more.  Find us on Facebook

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