A Local Guide to Alton

Waterfall at Millcroft Inn & Spa in Alton, Ontario

Settled against the rolling hills of Caledon, Alton is a quaint village with historic charm, surrounded by natural beauty. It’s the perfect place for a romantic getaway, or for a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Booking your stay at Millcroft Inn & Spa guarantees you luxurious accommodations, fabulous fine dining, and access to our relaxing spa facilities, while also allowing you to enjoy everything that this lovely village in the Ontario countryside has to offer.

Hike Some of Ontario’s Best Trails

Hiking trails near Millcroft Inn & Spa in Alton, Ontario

Celebrate nature by hiking some of the region’s best trails, just minutes from Millcroft Inn & Spa. Discover breathtaking natural scenery at Terra Cotta Conservation Area, which has a variety of beautiful nature trails for hikers of all levels, from easy and stroller-friendly walks to challenging hikes over difficult terrain. Don’t forget to take a day trip with your furry friends to Crediton Conservation Area for a fun afternoon at the Dog Park!

Enjoy nature’s splendour year-round! In the summer, fishing, picnicking, and hiking are ideal activities that are fun for everyone. In winter, many areas offer cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice-skating, which are especially enjoyable during the holiday season, when snow transforms the area into a vast winter wonderland for you to explore.

Relax and Unwind in Hot Spring Pools

Hot spring pools at Millcroft Inn & Spa in Caledon, Ontario

The Outdoor Hot Spring Pools at Millcroft Inn & Spa are a favourite among our guests, particularly during those frigid winter months, and it’s not hard to understand why: our outdoor hydrotherapy pools provide the benefits of contrast hydrotherapy. The alternating of hot and cold baths has been shown to increase energy levels and circulation, ease muscle tension and joint pain, and cleanse negative energy, leaving you feeling refreshed and revitalized.

Our hot spring pools are the perfect addition to your spa visit! Our guests also enjoy access to our indoor pool, steam room, cedar sauna, fitness centre, and Spa Café, where we serve up delectable treats daily. While you’re with us, check out our wide variety of premium spa treatments, with innovative holistic wellness treatments such as Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, and Reiki.

Experience Local Arts & Culture at Alton Mill Arts Centre

Nestled along the banks of Shaw’s Creek, Alton Mill was built in the mid-nineteenth century as a beaver knitting mill and became renowned nationwide for its production of fleece-lined long underwear. Today, the echoes of this history of fine craftsmanship can be felt in the restored Alton Mill Arts Centre, where artists and artisans converge to offer unique, handmade items to visitors.

Browse one-of-a-kind pieces that you won’t find anywhere else, including jewellery, artwork, furniture, and even tattooing! Unleash your inner artist with workshops and classes, including lessons in drawing, felting, mandala making, and painting with a variety of mediums. You’ll also discover the fascinating history of the Alton Mill when you visit the Heritage Exhibit, allowing you to view the original turbines and boiler, along with a variety of other heritage industrial artifacts.

The Centre is open year-round to visitors and is the perfect place to get in touch with your artistic side, any time of year!

Take Home a Taste of the Ontario Countryside

Honey harvested from bee hives at Millcroft Inn & Spa in Alton, Ontario

Don’t forget to take the sweet, natural flavours of the Ontario countryside home with you! At Millcroft Inn & Spa, we’re proud to produce over 2,400 pounds of sustainable, homegrown honey per year, via our 24 onsite beehives.

Our raw, unpasteurized honey retains all of its naturally delicious flavour and health benefits and is used throughout our restaurant and spa. Take home a jar today to treat your tastebuds anytime you like!

Our Millcroft Maple Syrup is another guest favourite, providing another opportunity to take home a sustainable, homegrown product that you can feel good about. Harvested each year from 25 acres of onsite maple trees, it’s a sweet treat that’ll have you coming back for more!

Explore Alton with Vintage Hotels

A trip to Alton is sure to be full of scenic beauty, historical charm, and plenty of unique options for shopping and dining. Book with us today to escape the concrete jungle at Millcroft Inn & Spa, breathe in the fresh country air, and kick back in plush accommodations designed with your comfort in mind!

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