The Township of Cavan Monaghan, located just 20 kilometers South of the City of Peterborough, is a rural area that includes several small hamlets and villages including Bailieboro, Cavan, Fraserville, Ida, Mount Pleasant, Springville, Five Mile Turn, and the Historical Village of Millbrook. Set proudly on a foundation of heritage, culture and community values, the Township is committed to fostering and promoting initiatives to help grow the local economy, all while preserving what makes the area at large a well-known and iconic rural setting.
While the majority of the area is composed of rural countryside, the Village of Millbrook remains the Township’s largest and main population centre. With over 40 of its properties designated as historically significant, Millbrook is a unique window into the village’s history that can still be seen and felt to this very day. Initiatives such as the Millbrook Business Improvement Area and the Downtown Millbrook Revitalization Project are ongoing and powerful contributors to the area’s economic, social and physical well-being. The Highway 115 also runs adjacent to the area, offering a unique opportunity for commuters and transport.
With all of the local amenities to offer, including shopping, schools and recreation, Cavan Monaghan has a bit of something for everyone. Envision life’s conveniences at your fingertips combined with abundant countryside to kick back and enjoy.
Consisting of an OLG-Slots Casino, a 3/8 mile race track for harness and stock car racing and plenty of activities and dining options, the Kawartha Downs and Speedway is an icon landmark and business within the region.
As one of the Township's largest cultural attractions, 4th Line Theatre is an award winning outdoor theatre company committed to the development and presentation of original Canadian theatre. The plays presented are written by and about Canadians, from small town stories to broad national sagas.
Established in 1849, this is a fun-filled, family tradition! Four days in early-to-mid June packed with activities, venues and displays put on by locals for locals!
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