Explore Historic Collingwood.

Tremont Studios building

Nestled between Georgian Bay and the Blue Mountains, Collingwood is a quaint outpost of Canadian small-town tradition on the edge of a vast territory.

Named in honour of Royal Navy Vice Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, The Village became a town in 1858.

Clock tower
Old chair

Not surprisingly, it has long been a prominent harbour with a once-proud shipbuilding industry and landmark grain terminals.

Ship in harbor

The contrast between wilderness and town is much like Collingwood Whisky itself – big and bold, yet nuanced, with complex subtleties.

Lighthouse at a marina

Rich in architectural treasures from its 19th-century origins, Collingwood is a microcosm of artisanal details.

View along downtown sidewalk
Farmland and old barn

Since 1967, the town has been inspiration for and home to Canada’s longest continuously owned and operated distillery, the source of Collingwood Whisky.

Sunset on the harbor
Wooden boathouse