Mary & Terry Cowan – Owners

Seamus Cowan – Manager, Marketing and Music/Event Booking

Maureen Price – Manager, Event Booking and Wedding Planning

Emily Brown – Head 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

Links to All Things Local!


The site that captures and showcases everything Westport!

Other Accommodations in Westport & Area

The Cove Inn – 12 Rooms

8 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***

The Gristmill Place – 5 Rooms

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

Kathy + JF


The Victorian B&B – 5 Suites

5 Rooms with Ensuite Bath Queen or King Beds

Stephanie Manstan


The Station Motel – 16 Rooms

All Rooms with 2 Double Beds



The Stray Cat Inn – 3 Rooms

1 Queen and 2 rooms with Double Beds


Water Wood Bed & Breakfast – 3 Rooms

1 King/1 Single and 2 Queens


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! Try their great Lager! In Perth just 20 mins north off of Hwy 7! Available on tap is a collaborative beer with The Cove called Foley Mountain Lager using a similar recipe to the Last Duel craft Lager. Also have Easy Amber Ale on tap! In Perth as well, just near the tracks and PDCI. Amazing Pilot IPA on tap. In Ottawa, run by ex-Ottawa Senators star Chris Phillips who vacations with a cottage on Upper Rideau Lake! In Vankleek Hill just east of Ottawa! Amazing beer…we have Lug Tread Lagered Ale on tap! Tasty beer from Cobden in Renfrew County, south of Pembroke. Try the famous Farmer’s Daughter Blonde Ale here on tap! Located in downtown Toronto in the distillery district. In the can here. Found just below the CN Tower. Do one thing and do it well. In the can here. From Hamilton, available in tall cans at The Cove. Great supporters of the arts.

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

Cider Waupoos Cider from Prince Edward County!

Local Shopping

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.

Discover the Rideau Canal Waterway

Westport and Rideau Lakes Chamber of Commerce –

Village of Westport –

Explore Westport –

Kawartha Voyageur –

Rideau Canal Video –