Cheesy Family Fun Along the Trail
Travelling along the Cheese Trail with the whole family? Check out these stops and activities that kids, and kids at heart, will love.
Thames River Melons (View Map): Work together to Pick-Your-Own fruits and veggies, explore the walking trails and play on the playset. Shop the Farm Market or grab a bite at the Farm Food Truck. Ask their team for a cracker to feed the chickens for some free fun or sign up for their Harvest Brunch Experience.
Udderly Ridiculous Farm Life (View Map): Make friends iwth the goats and get a taste of Udderly Ridiculous Ice Cream with their single-serve goat milk ice creams in the the Farm Market Store. Sign up for one of their Farm Life Experiences.
Golspie Dairy (View Map): Fill up a bottle of chocolate (or white) milk at the Golspie Dairy's self-serve Milk and Cheese Vending Machines. Purchase a fresh bottle to fill, or bring your own container.
Habitual Chocolate (View Map): No matter the time of year, Habitual Chocolate has a special way for you to enjoy their bean-to-bar chocolate. During colder months, try their hot chocolate made with real dairy (or dairy replacement for those with dietary needs) or delicious ice cream during the warmer months.
Jakeman's Maple Farm (View Map): Visit the Maple Farm Gift Shop for favourites like Maple Cookies and Caramels before burning off some energy on the Trillium Woods Trail, across from the shop. This single loop through the sugarbush is perfect for families.
Upper Thames Brewing (View Map), Brickhouse Brewpub (View Map): Stop by one of these two locations to try UTBC's housemade Root Beer, Cream Soda, or Vanilla Cola. Grab a bite at Brickhouse Brewpub from their 1/2 Pint Menu for kids with $8 Eats.
Gunn's Hill Artisan Cheese (View Map): Watch the cows at Gunn's Hill Artisan Cheese, set up a picnic on the grass, and snap photos with the leaning tower of cheese. How many cheese wheels tall are you?
Norwich & District Museum & Archives (View Map): Explore the museum or sign up for their Churn Back Time Experience where you will make a delicious snack as you learn to churn butter. Make memories, and butter, together.
Wild Comfort Body Care (View Map): Felt your own soap with the guidance of Wild Comfort Body Care and leave with your own felted soap to scrub up with at home. This is the perfect creative activity to enjoy with kiddos.
Coyle's Country Store (View Map): Sweets and treats are what Coyle's is all about. Enjoy their fresh fudge, made on site, and aisles of bulk candies to choose from.
Dad's Ice Cream (View Map): Walk-up to the window and choose from a large selection of Shaw's Ice Cream flavours, scooped and served up at Dad's. Find a grassy spot or pick the perfect picnic table to enjoy your scoops.
Ingersoll Cheese & Agricultural Museum (View Map): Learn about the area's Dairy History at the Cheese Museum (by donation) and play on the Cheese-themed playground.
Louie's Pizza & Pasta (View Map): Picky eaters present? Share a za! This economic meal is sure to please the whole crew.
Looking for more ways to explore Oxford as a family? Read more and plan your trip here.