Mary & Terry Cowan – Owners

Seamus Cowan – Manager, Marketing and Music/Event Booking

Maureen Price – Manager, Event Booking and Wedding Planning

Sarah and Emily Brown – Heads of the Kitchen

The Cove Country Inn
2 Bedford Street (@ the Corner of Bedford and Main Streets)
Box 490
K0G 1X0

1.888.COVE.INN (888.268.3466)
Twitter @thecoveinn
Instagram @thecoveinn

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 11:30am-9pm


Links to All Things Local!


The Wedge Live Online Magazine –

A Day Circling Westport

A day circling Westport : 7- Visits Marathon

Westport: A Shrinking Island, a Wonderland and a Surprise

Westport : a shrinking island, a wonderland and a surprise

Walking with Wolf Blog – A Walk Through Westport

Economic Development eNews – The Cove blends tried-and-true favourites with new trends for customer engagement—February-14–2017.html?soid=1117402740359&aid=jQtE2HyanuI

Ride the Highlands – A Motorcycle Route Built for Two



NEW! Rideau Taxi! Now servicing the Rideau Lakes Area! Call George @ 613-929-6501.


Arts & Entertainment

Westport Arts Council

Rideau Lakes Artists Association

Fall Colours Studio Tour – Every Thanksgiving Weekend

Classic Theatre in Perth

Outdoor Activity


Golf – Evergreen Golf Course and Wolfe Springs Estates – Located on Wolfe Lake Road at Wolfe Lake – Rideau Lakes Golf Course – Located off Golf Course Road on Sunnyside Road

Hiking, Skiing and Snowshoeing – Foley Mountain Conservation Area – Enter at the top of the mountain outside Westport off County Road 10

Motorcycling – Westport Motorcycle Show

Skating – Arena located on Concession and Spring Street


Tennis – Courts located at Shillington Park off County Road 10 and 8th Concession


Wine, Beer + Cider

Wine + Cider

Located in Westport at Westport Road just outside of the village limits! Producing their third vintage of estate grown Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and now Vidal, they are quickly becoming leaders in this new Ontario frontier of the wine world!

Beer In Perth just 20 mins north off of Hwy 7 across from Tim Hortons! In Perth as well! New start-up by 3 local couples including the folks who own O’Reilly’s Pub. In Ottawa, run by ex-Ottawa Senators star Chris Phillips who vacations with a cottage on Upper Rideau Lake!

Spirits In Perth just 20 mins north off of County Road 10!

Cider Waupoos from Prince Edward County!


Acorn Pottery

Bateman House Furniture


Chris Reynolds Designs

ROX Rock Shop

Seasons of Westport

Village Green

Westport Bamboo Company

Jake by the Lake – Life is Good


Rideau Tours – Local Tours Organization operated by Anne-Marie Forcier, former director of Rideau Heritage Route

Westport and Rideau Lakes Chamber of Commerce –

Village of Westport –

Explore Westport –

Kawartha Voyageur –

Rideau Canal Video –

Other Accommodations

The Cove Country Inn & Spa – 15 Rooms

Mary, Terry & Seamus Cowan & Maureen Price


Black Dog Inn – 3 Rooms

James and Elaine


***Pet Friendly***

The George Street B&B – 1 Room



***Pet Friendly***

The Station Motel – 16 Rooms


Mill Pond Cottage – Seasonal Cottage on Bedford St., one block west of The Cove

2 Bedrooms, sleeps 6



Turtle Hill Cottages (Newboro) – Cottages