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Does anyone go to Wingham?

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Does anyone go to Wingham?

Hi,

I would like to know if Wingham is worth a visit. Or is it a dead town?

Thank you.

C.

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1. Re: Does anyone go to Wingham?

Wingham is a small town (population 3000) about 150km west of Toronto. It is certainly not dead but, other than a small history museum, doesn't offer much draw for tourists.

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2. Re: Does anyone go to Wingham?

Hi CYKL;

Certainly nothing of interest for a tourist. Unless you have friends or relatives who live in the area, no, it is not worth the effort to get to and "visit" Wingham Ontario.

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3. Re: Does anyone go to Wingham?

Hi CYKL~

Wingham is best known as the home town of author Alice Munro, which is perhaps why you're asking. But there is nothing of note in seeing the town itself.....it's much like other Ontario towns of its size.

""Who do you think you are?" people would ask in Alice Munro's hometown of Wingham, Ont. Growing up there in the 1930s and '40s, she found it a judgmental, controlling place where she had to rely on her imagination to help her survive. Yet Munro's childhood memories are the foundation of many of her acclaimed short stories, in which she revisits her own family background and, as she describes it, attempts to get closer to the truth."

from the CBC

If you wanted to visit that area of southwestern Ontario then the lake shore near Bayfield and Goderich, and Stratford, south of Wingham, would be nice spots for a stay. It would give you a chance to drive through Wingham if that's what you're after.

www.stratfordfestival.ca/visitor/default.aspx

villageofbayfield.com/AboutUs/…Default.aspx

http://www.celticfestival.ca/fr_home.cfm

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4. Re: Does anyone go to Wingham?

There's always a Tim Horton's to visit!

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5. Re: Does anyone go to Wingham?

Thank you very much for your replies!

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