Our Businesses

Explore the Shore is a community of businesses that work together to showcase the very best of County Road 50. Click on each business to see what’s happening for Explore the Shore!

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

Beachside Eats & TreatsBeachside Eats & Treats

100 Jackson St., Harrow



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.

Colchester Bar & GrillColchester Bar & Grill

67 County Rd. #50 West, Harrow
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House 2, May, 2015, front, enhColchester Harbour Guest House

53 Sullivan Street, Colchester Ontario
Your lakeside retreat awaits!

Winery retail storeColchester Ridge Estate Winery

108 County Rd. #50 East, Harrow

Colio Estate WinesColio Estate Wines

1 Colio Drive, 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.

Dear 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

Frosty’s On the Lake

220 Jackson Street, Colchester

Garden Gate TreasuresGarden Gate Treasures

115 Westchester Rd., Harrow
A gift shop offering unique art, jewelry, tea’s, indoor and outdoor decor and so much more.


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
House and farm buildings restored to the 1850’s. Costumed guides, lakeside boardwalk, shop, children’s games, livestock and picnic area. Winner of Ontario’s Best Living History Museum 2010! www.erca.org

Lonsbery Brewing Company

350 County Road 50 East, Harrow

Meadows By the LakeMeadows By The Lake

9278 County Rd. #41, Harrow
The historic Meadows has been a landmark in Essex County since 1923. The Meadows is most famous for its fresh local fish and locally grown ingredients, but also offers homemade pizza & amazing burgers . Offering a full bar, cold draft & local wines to quench every taste on our patios. www.meadowsbythelake.ca

Meleg'sMeleg Lakeview Orchard

158 Arner Townline, Kingsville
Fruit and Vegetable stand including apple cider, apple cider vinegar and hot & sweet paprika.

Nature CIMG_5709onservancy of Canada

County Road 50 East, Harrow (across from Evergreen Lane) 

Oxley Poison Sumac Swamp was acquired by the NCC in 2004, and is a hotspot for biodiversity.  Its 62 acres supports butterflies, wildflowers, and birds, including species found nowhere else in Canada.

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

Quick's WicksQuick’s Wicks

55 Sullivan Street, Colchester Ontario

All-Natural, soy-based candles. Custom orders available.


Sprucewood Shores Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery

7258 County Rd. #50 West, Harrow
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.

WE Trolley

347 Lonsberry Beach Rd, Harrow

Wreaths & Florals By Janice, Harrow, Explore the ShoreWreaths & Florals by Janice

959 Waters Beach, Harrow
Come and view our unique assortment of silk arrangements for all seasons.  Choose from Wreaths, Wall Hangers, Plant Stands and more.  In addition you can shop our one-of-a-kind Hand-Crafted Vintage Purses that will complement any outfit or style.

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