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Plan your day with The Briars Recreation Guides

The Briars offers a full range of activities and programming for people of all ages.

Guests are encouraged to take advantage of all the activities during their stay and welcomed to uses the many facilities on The Briars' grounds. Find your zen with indoor and outdoor yoga classes, learn to paddleboard on Lake Simco and find your stride with snowshoe walks. 

During the summer, guests can find lawn games by the manor house lawn, kayaks by the waterfront, and traverse our 100-year-old gardenIn the winter months, you can expect skating on the lake, horse-drawn sleigh rides on the grounds and hot chocolate served by the fire. There's something for everyone at The Briars!

Sample Summer Recreation Guide

 Private Programming

Planning an event, weddingmeeting, or retreat? Ask our event coordinators about how you can give your group's plans an extra boost by adding private recreation to your itinerary. Popular private program ad-on's include:

  • Private group yoga
  • History walks or hikes through our almost 200 acres of forest land
  • Private kayak tours on Lake Simcoe 
  • and more!

We'll work with you to find programs that suit your budget and plans so you can make the most of your time at The Briars. 


Specialized Holiday Programming

We also offer specialized programming for holidays and long weekends. Some of our specialized programs include:

Still have some questions? Feel free to contact us with any questions, concerns, or to book today! 

Check out a few examples of our rec guides!

Sample Summer Recreation Guide
Online Promo And Rec Guide March Break
Canada Day!