The Village of Cheltenhamis in the southwest corner of Caledon, Ontario, only 5 minutes to Brampton and 15 minutes to Mississauga and Georgetown.
Cheltenham was founded by Charles Haines in the early 1820's; he named the quaint hamlet after his home in England. Some of the Haines family descendents still live in Cheltenham.
Cheltenham is a quiet village with an all purpose general store and a hair stylist.
It is best known, however, for the Cheltenham Day Soap Box Races where older children and young teens get to pit their home-made soap boxes against their friends to see who can tear down the "Cheltenham Hill" the fastest.....more
Cool Things To Do in Caledon This April
March 4-April 3,Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival at Terra Cotta Conservation Area. Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities.... and of course pancakes and real maple syrup! Special family-fun activities on weekends and March Break!
March 9 - April 8: A Taste of Maple. ’Tis the season to celebrate all things maple. Join the Headwaters Region for A Taste of Maple taking place at locations across the Headwaters region. Take part in a Maple Syrup Festival, enjoy delicious maple delights, enroll in maple cooking classes, be inspired by maple themed art or even create your own at a painting class! All this plus the delicious Tastes of Maple on offer via special desserts, savouries, prix fixe meals and more to tempt your taste buds.
April 7-22:Edge of Tranquility: Paintings by Jim Reidat The Red Door Gallery, 69 Main St, Georgetown. Artist in attendance on Saturday April 8. It is so exciting that Jim Reid has a show in Georgetown. We usually have to go into Toronto to view this well-known artist's work. "His paintings are echoes of this living majesty, an attempt to capture the fragility and resilience of the natural world..." Jim is a Caledon resident who creates his art on-site in the Niagara Escarpment and surrounds. For more info, go to: http://reddoorgallery.ca/uncultivated/
April 15: Easter Round Up at Teen Ranch. A fun filled day with the kids! For only $20/vehicle, enjoy Giant Easter Egg Hunts every hour. Free Activities include egg hunts, crafts, rock climbing wall, hay ride tours, petting farm, trampolines, boating, games, and tomb bread treats. Giant swing/Trail Rides & Pony Rides. Western Store & Snack Bar Open - snacks and apparel available for purchase. For more information go www.teenranch.com
April 21-23: Caledon Home & Lifestyle Show. Chamber of Commerce's annual Home & Lifestyle Show. Find everything, including products and services for inside and outside your home. A great family-friendly event. Don Sheardown Arena, 150 Queen St S, Bolton, L7E 1E3. http://www.caledonhomeshow.ca/
April 28:Charity Spring Fashion Show. Join us at Hockley Valley Resort for an evening of fun and fashion in support of Bethell Hospice Foundation. The evening features a cocktail reception, silent auction, three course 'farm to table' dinner, live DJ and fabulous runway fashions. For more information or tickets go to www.hockley.com or call 1-866-HOCKLEY.
April 29-30: Spring Open House @ the Alton Mill Arts Centre. Bring your friends & family together for the annual Spring Open House and enjoy everything the Mill has to offer. From great artwork by local artisans to delicious food from Gourmandissimo cafe, a variety of creative activities, this is one weekend you definitely want to mark on your calendars! For more information go to www.altonmill.ca
The Village of Inglewood, Ontario is one of Caledon's most dynamic villages, which draws people from around the area. For a small community, Inglewood has many amenities including an indoor arena and The Riverdale Fitness Mill. It also has a very active community group (Village of Inglewood Association - VIA) that organized Inglewood-Stock in 2008, to raise money for Bethell House, a hospice that calls Inglewood home.
Living in Inglewood is very convenient for commuters as it is one line west of Hwy 10 (Hurontario), and just north of Olde Baseline Road. Inglewood is about 10 minutes from Brampton and 35 minutes to Pearson International Airport. continue....
The Hamlet of Belfountain is nestled along one of Ontario's 50 most scenic drives - Forks of the Credit Road. It is an historic railroad village with a core of century homes & buildings that house both residents and small entrepreneurial businesses. It is a bustling tourist spot within a short distance to some of the most serene properties and spectacular views in Ontario!
Properties right in the Village of Belfountain each have their own unique character as many were built early in the 1900's.Because this was a railroad town, and also because of the steep hills and deep ravines, real estate was more carefully allocated than in the sprawling farming villages to the south ....more