Places to stay in Tillsonburg, Ontario
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Tillsonburg, located in southwestern Ontario in the County of Oxford on Otter Creek, was first settled in 1825 by George Tillson, who purchased six hundred acres in the Township of Derham. Originally called Dereham Forge, the name was changed in 1836 to Tillsonburg and incorporated as a town in 1872. Local dining options include The Manse, Town Cafe Restaurant, Ming's Garden Restaurant, and Jimmy's Family Restaurant.
Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the town are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations, though there are a few nearby hotels. If you are travelling in the area, Tillsonburg is located close to Halfway House Corner, Central Elgin, Rock Mill Conservation Area, Strathallan and Fanshawe Dam Training Area.
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The town is surrounded by rich agricultural farmland and grew very rapidly in the 1920s with the introduction of tobacco as a commercial crop.
Other local Tillsonburg information and places to visit.
- Longitude: -80°43'59.943
- Latitude: 42°51'57.196
Things to see and do
Located at 231 Vansittart Avenue. The Lions Pool is an outdoor city-run community facility that operates from the first week of July until Labour Day weekend. Summer swimming lessons are available as well as a summer swim team program. Public and family swims offer a chance to cool off during the hot days of summer!
Annandale National Historic Site
Located at 30 Tillson Avenue. Nationally designated for its magnificent interior, Annandale House serves as a monument to the Victorian style of design known as the Aesthetic Art Movement. Popularized by Oscar Wilde, this movement encouraged the use of colour and decorative detailling in all areas of the home. From extravagant, hand-painted ceilings and elaborate inlaid floors to ornate mantles, hinges and stained glass, Annandale truly combines the best of what the Aesthetes professed. Built in the 1880s by E.D. Tillson, first mayor of Tillsonburg, Annandale National Historic Site is a visual experience you won't soon forget. The museum complex provides visitors the opportunity to tour both restored period rooms and local history galleries. Facility totally accessible. Picinic areas, special programs and tours available. Open year round Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. During July and August also open Saturdays 12 p.m .to 4 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
Tillsonburg is close to:
Closed, unlisted or renamed properties
- The English Robin Bed & Breakfast, 19 Robin Road
- The Blue Spruce Manor, 51 Parkwood Drive