Alfred-PlantagenetAddress: 205 Vieille route 17, Plantagenet, ON K0B 1L0
Web site: www.alfred-plantagenet.com
VILLAGES: LEFAIVRE, TREADWELL, WENDOVER, CURRAN, ALFRED, PLANTAGENET, PENDLETON
POPULATION: 9 196
TERRITOIRY: 392 KM2
Discover the unique charm of our rural communities nestled in the heart of Eastern Ontario. Throughout the seasons, the Township of Alfred- Plantagenet and its beautiful rural landscapes will add to the warm welcome of its residents.Our villages, located on the shoreline of the Ottawa River offer numerous outdoor activities.
Go inland to Curran, Alfred and Plantagenet, which offer access to the Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail, snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle trails, golf courses, or observe wildlife and nature. Numerous dairy farms as well as non-traditional animal breeding operations dot the countryside. Country and Western music fans will relish the popular Wendover and Alfred festivals, which take place during the summer. In Alfred-Plantagenet, there’s something for everyone!
Party's lovers are meeting each year at the Alfred’s Country Western Festival! One would be at a loss to name every artist who has performed here during the festival’s history. Music lovers attended right from the start and RVs form a village of their own every year! High spirits and good music have always been a part of this event! The Knights of Columbus invite you to come on out. Wendover’s Optimist Western Festival enjoys a history just as colourful: when it was launched, local residents were asked to make ice cubes in their fridges to supply festival organizers. Here too, artists have entertained for decades with enthusiasm, matched only by their fans! Foire Gourmande of Prescott-Russell, held every year in Lefaivre, is a joint venture with our Montebello counterpart that attracts thousands. The Plantagenet Bean Festival is also an annual event worth placing on your list of events not to be missed.
French Fry Capital
Taste the best fries while driving through Alfred on County Road 17. Recognized as the French Fry Capital of Canada, the Village of Alfred was proud to host personality Patrice L’Écuyer during the shooting of the variety show “La petite séduction”, in 2008.
Camping and overnight stay
When looking for camping and accommodation, one will certainly not be at a loss in Alfred-Plantagenet, thanks to great spots like Cedar Shade Campground, Evergreen Camping and Resort, Motel Rouleau, Motel Champlain and Ô Genêt B&B. A cozy spot to sleep, with nature just a few steps away . . . what more could you ask for?