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Gethsemane Rest
Guest Cottage

906 Kelly Blvd.

Bridgenorth, ON K0L 1H0


(705) 292-6045


We're located on the shore of Chemong Lake between lock 31 and 32 of the Trent Severn System, in Bridgenorth, Ontario, Canada, in the heart of the beautiful Kawartha Lakes district in the County of Peterborough.Just 90 minutes north of Toronto and 8 minutes north of Peterborough.

Boating on
Chemong Lake

FREE FISHING BOAT with 9.9 Johnson outboard (you pay for the gas & oil). You must have boating license. All life jackets and requirments are supplied. Supply you own fishing equipment. Bring your boat as FREE dockage, off street parking and launching is available. Excellent local fishing with Large and small mouth Bass, Muskie, Walleye and perch. Chemong Lake is part of the Tri-Lakes and the Trent System. A FREE ICE FISHING HUT,propane heater ($6 per disposible bottle of propane) and ice auger are all supplied FREE of charge. Bring your own fishing equipment and you are responsible for having a fishing licence.


Things to See and Do

Walk within two city blocks to a grocery store, LCBO and Beer Store, best pizza and wings for miles around, Subway, awesome bakery, Marinas and the Famous Tim Horton's. All this is located in the quaint little village of Bridgenorth sitting on the shores of Chemong Lake.


Sightseeing, shopping, fishing, golfing, there is a wealth of opportunities in the area. We're 8 kilometers, about an 11 minute drive, from the Canadian Tire and Wal-Mart stores in Peterborough, where you can also pay a visit to the historic Lift Locks, or take in a free Festival of Lights concert.


Peterborough and the Kawarthas Tourism maintains this Calendar of Events.



The Peterborough Lift Locks, the highest hydraulic lift lock in the world.

Petroglyphs Provincial Park, ancient rock paintings.

Whetung Ojibwa Crafts and Art Gallery on the Curve Lake Indian Reserve.

Trent University has a beautiful campus on the Otonabee River.

Canadian Canoe Museum.

Peterborough Centennial Museum and Archives.

The Art Gallery of Peterborough.



The Festival of Lights. Free concerts throughout the summer.

Movies and live theatre.

The Peterborough Symphony Orchestra.

There's a lively bar scene in Peterborough featuring rock, folk, jazz, blues, country, Celtic, etc.

Horse racing, stock cars, slots.



There are a number of wonderful places to eat in the area. The best list we've found is here.



These are just a couple. There are many more. Contact us for a list.

The Quarry Golf Club or Tamarac Golf and Country Club.



This link shows some, but not all, of the shopping opportunities in the area.