The Municipality of South Bruce welcomes you to Bruce County.  Here, our rolling hills, scenic roadways, and warm-hearted people, delight in offering travellers small town hospitality and modern amenities. 

A visit to South Bruce must include a stop at one of our top locations, as shared in the Bruce County 101 Places to Explore Guide book.

Gay Lea Country Store, Teeswater

Purchase the complete line of Gay Lea dairy products at this charismatic, old-fashioned county store, including their award-winning butter.

Square Dancing Tractors, Teeswater

A whimsical celebration of rural, agricultural life in Bruce County where  tractors and square dancers entertain local crowds. 


Lions Park, Formosa

Home to craft shows and other events, Lions Park also host the largest nativity scene in the area. This is a popular place for family reunions.

Lions Park

Cheese Haus, Mildmay

This specialty shop is  home to over two hundred kinds of cheese, including crumbly, 14 year old cheddar, and the samples to help you find your favourite.

Cheese Haus

Harley’s Butter Tarts, Mildmay

If you haven’t eaten a Harley’s butter tart, you haven’t lived!  Perfect, crumbly, pastry with pecan, coconut or raisin fillings will literally melt in your mouth.


Mildmay Rotary Park, Mildmay

Two kilometres of trails along Otter Creek, over bridges and open parkland.  The Rotary Park is home to Mildmay’s famous artesian well housed under a cedar gazebo.

Mildmay Rotary Park

Hoity Toity Cellars, Mildmay

A pretension-free winery and cidery with open doors and local ingredients.  The winemakers even invite the public to stomp grapes with them on Harvest Day!

Hoity Toity Cellars

Carrick Tract, South Bruce

Locals say this is the best single tract in Bruce County.  The soil and gravel mixture provides excellent riding conditions that are virtually dry all season.

Carrick Trail
In addition, in order to capture the true essence of our rural community, your visit should include participating in the Teeswater and Mildmay Fall Fairs.  A variety of events for all ages, combined with good food, and friendly people, will make you one of the hundreds of people that return year after year.

More Information

For a list of current events in South Bruce, please visit: as well as our EVENTS page: