Mary & Terry Cowan – Owners

Seamus Cowan – Manager, Marketing and Music/Event Booking

Maureen Price – Manager, Event Booking and Wedding Planning

Sarah and Emily Brown and Joanne Edwards – 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


Every Day 11:30am-9pm

Dinner Menu Available @ 5:30pm Daily



Links to All Things Local!


WHAT’S ON WESTPORT! – The new website that captures and showcases everything Westport!



Other Accommodations in Westport & Area


The Cove Country Inn & Spa – 9 Rooms

5 queens, 1 with two singles, 1 with two doubles, 1 queen with jacuzzi, 1 queen with double pullout and kitchenette (all rooms with ensuite bath)

Mary, Terry & Seamus Cowan & Maureen Price



Black Dog Inn – 3 Rooms

2 King and 1 Queen

James and Elaine Gray


***Pet Friendly***


Gristmill Retreat – 5 Rooms

Twin and Double share Bathroom on second floor; Twin, King and 2 Twins share 2 Bathrooms on first floor

Gerald Schwinghammer



The Victorian B&B – 5 Suites

Rooms with Ensuite Bath and King Beds

Leanne Curragh



The George Street B&B – 1 Room

1 Queen

Kathy Rothwell


***Pet Friendly***


The Station Motel – 16 Rooms

All Rooms with 2 Double Beds




Mill Pond House – 3 Rooms

2 Rooms with Queen Beds and Ensuite Baths, 1 Room with Double and Bathroom across the Hall

Mill Pond Cottage – 2-Story Seasonal Cottage with 3 Double Beds and a Futon

Mary Lyons



Turtle Hill Cottages (Newboro) – Luxury Cottages




Local Press

The Wedge Live Online Magazine

A Day Circling Westport

Westport : a shrinking island, a wonderland and a surprise

Economic Development eNews

The Cove blends tried-and-true favourites with new trends for customer engagement

Walking with Wolf Blog 

A Walk Through Westport

Ride the Highlands

A Motorcycle Route Built for Two


Rideau Lakes Taxi

Rideau Lakes Taxi now servicing the Rideau Lakes Area! Call in advance to reserve your spot with driver George @ 613-929-6501.


Local Arts & Entertainment

Westport Arts Council

Rideau Lakes Artists Association

Fall Colours Studio Tour – Every Thanksgiving Weekend

Classic Theatre in Perth

Local 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


Local Wine, Beer + Cider

Wine + Cider

Located in Westport at Westport Road just outside of the village limits! Heading into their 5th vintage in 2019 of estate grown Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Vidal, they are quickly becoming leaders in this new Ontario frontier of the wine world! Check out their other offerings.

Beer Experience Westport’s first official brewery! Marcus, Kevin and families and partners have just opened beside the BMO in Westport on Main St! In Perth just 20 mins north off of Hwy 7! In Perth as well! 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 Cider from Prince Edward County!

Local Shopping

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 –