Heritage District Walton Street (East-West) Guided Walking Tour

$15.00

Get a in-depth exploration of the stories and histories of more than 40 properties and points of interest in the Heritage District of Port Hope.

This 90 minute (approximate) tour will take you on an easy 1km stroll past some of the most recognizable landmarks on Walton Street in downtown Port Hope. Our knowledgable guides will tell you all about the buildings you go by and the people who built, lived or worked in, and restored them.

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Get a in-depth exploration of the stories and histories of more than 40 properties and points of interest in the Heritage District of Port Hope, heading up Walton Street from Mill Street to Pine Street and then back down the other side.

This 90 minute (approximate) tour will take you on an easy 1km stroll past some of the most recognizable landmarks in downtown Port Hope. Our knowledgable guides will tell you all about the buildings you go by and the people who built, lived or worked in, and restored them.

How long is the tour?

The Heritage District Walton Street (East-West) Guided Walking Tour is approximately 90-minutes long, and covers about 1km. The tour starts and ends at the same place.

Where do I meet my tour guide?

Tours meet at the Farini Gardens, on the north west corner of Walton Street at Mill Street. Your guide will be identified by a lanyard.

Where should I park?

There is free parking available behind Town Hall (56 Queen St.) and in the municipal lot behind the bandshell in Memorial Park. On-street paid parking is also available.

What should I bring?

Bring a copy of your booking confirmation (either printed or on your phone), which you will receive by email. Your guide will have a list of guests to confirm.

Wear comfortable shoes, and consider bringing an umbrella for rain or sun.

Will the tour be cancelled if there’s bad weather?

The tour will run rain or shine, and will only be cancelled for severe thunderstorms. Please dress appropriately.

Cancellations due to weather will be made the evening before your tour. We will send you an email and call you.

If your tour is cancelled, we would be happy to book you into another available tour or refund your purchase.

Will the tour be cancelled if there are not enough people?

Our tour guides are keen to lead the tours regardless of the number of guests, but the more (up to 10) the merrier! Please, encourage your friends to come along with you!

Cancellations due to low numbers will be made the evening before your tour. We will send you an email and call you.

If we need to cancel a tour, we would be happy to book you into another available tour or refund your purchase.