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Christmas program is wonderful

Tiny little cottage with period perfect guide. Interesting history on how Cambridge came to be and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Catherine M
Campbell River, Canada
Strawberry Tea!

Our party of four paid a first visit to McDougall Cottage this Father's Day for the Strawberry tea... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
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89 Grand Ave S, Cambridge, Ontario N1S 2L7, Canada
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Cottage is placed on the bank of Grand River in a center of Cambridge easy to find. Restaurants are also very close and also shops and Theatre

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Tiny little cottage with period perfect guide. Interesting history on how Cambridge came to be and the legacy of the Scots.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our party of four paid a first visit to McDougall Cottage this Father's Day for the Strawberry tea. We enjoyed it very much. The cottage has a stone front and charming interior with painted murals on the ceiling and upper borders. It has only been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank writeonOntario
Reviewed 15 August 2017

McDougall Cottage is on the main street in Cambridge and worth a guided tour inside. Originally a labourers cottage, it contains the most spectacular hand-painted friezes (patterns along the top of walls or buildings) and trompe l'oeil ceilings (three dimensional illusions) that Ontario has to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Great afternoon for our grand kids, and us. Fun, entertaining and educational. Some interesting history for all ages

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank wandlaharvey
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This little cottage was lived in by early settlers in Galt, and is now a small, lovely museum that occasionally hosts events such as Morris dancers, bagpipers, etc., and annually displays the Tiny Quilt entries.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent place to dine. Right on the river beside the Dunfield Theatre and the Outlet Mall. Worth checking out! Great food and exceptional ambiance!

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank wanderingcouple98
Reviewed 11 September 2016

McDougall Cottage is an excellent example of a better than typical local stone cottage in downtown Cambridge (Galt). It offers a view into the past while preserving an important piece of Cambridge's local architectural history. Galt particularly has an important collection of fine Heritage buildings...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were lucky enough to make it to a nearly private concert in the back garden. Angus entertained our small, but enthusiastic gathering.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank AmeliaIslandGal
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The historic building is beautiful and full of art. We went for the tartan tea on a very warm afternoon. Tea and treats were brought to our table by a friendly server. The cucumber sandwiches were delicious and the sweets were very sweet. The choice...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sharon H
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