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What To Do At Langdon Hall

Featured Activities

Activities can be arranged in advance by our team to make the most of your stay with us.

We offer on-site activities for our overnight guests to enjoy as well as recommendations for off-site activities you can partake in at your own leisure!

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Complimentary Wine Tastings

Daily at 4:00pm

Join our sommeliers for an informal wine tasting. Topics are different weekly and three great wines are selected, whether it's a Cabernet 101 or what's happening in the Rhone. There will always be a great wine discussion and tasting! A perfect opportunity to discuss with the sommelier what wine you should bring to your next event.

Space for wine tasting is limited. Times and offerings are subject to change without notice.

Complimentary Garden Tours

Monday to Friday at 9:30am

Join our gardener for an outdoor garden tour. From the perennial, cloister and vegetable gardens to the water garden, to the woods, fields and walking trails, Langdon Hall is alive with flora and fauna.

Space for garden tours is limited. Times and offerings are subject to change without notice.

*Only available until harvest.

A View of the Gardens Covered In Mist
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Culinary Activity

Booking 2024

*Please note, we are not accepting any more inquiries for Culinary Activities in 2023.

Led by one of our chefs, this 45 minute interactive culinary activity is largely based on the season. Guests will be welcomed into a private area where the cooking demonstration will take place and the chef will lead guests through the preparation of a plate and discuss what flavours complement each other; once the dish is prepared, a sampling will be provided. Guests will have an opportunity to ask their culinary questions and get a broader knowledge of Langdon Hall's cooking philosophies and influences.

This experience requires 14 days advanced notice. We kindly ask you do not request a booking more than 90 days in advance.

Pricing: $150.00 plus HST (for up to three participants). Additional participant charge: $35.00 per person, plus HST. For overnight guests only.

For more information or to enquire about booking, please click below.


Contact us for availability

Take some time to connect with yourself and your surroundings and enjoy a private class led by one of our team members.

This experience requires 7 days advanced notice. We kindly ask you do not request a booking more than 6 months in advance.

Pricing: $150.00 plus HST (for up to ten participants). Additional participant charge is subject to change. For overnight guests only.

For more information or to enquire about booking, please click below.

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Archery Lesson

Available Spring 2024

Discover the ancient and noble art of archery. Our nationally certified coaches will come on-site to Langdon Hall and take you through the rudiments and principles of bowmanship and have you hitting the bull's-eye in no time.

This experience usually runs about 60 to 90 minutes. Please note, we require a minimum of 7 days' notice for archery lessons.

Pricing: $350.00 plus HST for up to six guests.

On-Site Activities

All overnight guests are welcome to enjoy the full amenities of Langdon Hall, which include the comfortable main house sitting rooms, conservatories, and billiard and games room; the outdoor pool (open from Victoria Day - Thanksgiving), tennis court and croquet lawn; 12km of walking trails; courtesy sports equipment including bicycles; whirlpool and sauna facilities at the Spa; indoor exercise room; and Langdon Hall's famed vegetable and flower gardens.

Archery Lessons

Discover the ancient and noble art of archery. Our nationally certified coaches will come on-site to Langdon Hall and take you through the rudiments and principles of bowmanship and have you hitting the bull's-eye in no time.

Continuous activity, usually 60 to 90 minutes.

We charge a flat rate of $350.00 plus HST for archery for up to six guests.

For larger groups, we can arrange as second target and instructor for an additional $250.00 plus HST ( for a maximum of 10 guests between the two targets).

Please note, we require a minimum of 7 days' notice for archery lessons.

Billiards & Other Games

Enjoy a friendly game of pool against friends or family while enjoying drinks from our Wilks' Bar. Venture into our Game Room located on the second floor of the Main House to challenge your opponent to a game of your choice - choose from chess, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit and more. Books also available for a bit of light reading in your guest room room or in common spaces.

Exercise Room

Offers a range of cardio-vascular machines as well as free-weight equipment. A personal trainer or yoga teacher can be arranged in advance.


The Gallery

Explore The Gallery along the main level of the Cloister building or within our Main Dining Room, where work from our current featured artist is displayed. Art exhibits rotate every four to six months. Explore our current featured artist.

Outdoor Pool

The outdoor heated saltwater pool is open from dawn to dusk from mid-May to mid-October. The pool and lounge area are available to overnight guests. Refreshments and a light menu are available at the pool area on sunny days.

Spa & Gift Boutique

A morning or afternoon at the Spa can provide the perfect relaxation. Guest can choose from a variety of treatments and enjoy the amenities, including use of the co-ed sauna, steam room and whirlpool at their leisure.

Sports Equipment

Enjoy a leisurely game of croquet on our Cloister croquet lawn. Equipment and instructions for game play stored at the bottom of the stairs near the Croquet lawn. Our tennis courts are also available for a leisure game or for practice. Equipment is provided at the front desk on a first come, first served basis or bring your own.

Woodland Trails

Throughout the property there are 12 kilometres of woodland trails to explore on foot, by bike, or by snowshoes in the winter months. For our overnight guests to use, mountain bikes (4) are available to discover the trails (available on a first come, first served basis). Trail maps can be found in each of the guest rooms or at the reception desk.

Off-Site Activities

Live Theatre

Centre in the Square

Do you enjoy music, magic or family shows? Kitchener's Centre in the Square likely has something to offer for a special evening out. Less than a 30 minute drive.


Drayton Entertainment

Head out to the show for an afternoon at one of three nearby locations. Enjoy a live performance in Cambridge at Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge, or nearby in Waterloo at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse or  St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre. Both matinee and evening performances are available. Less than a 30 minute drive.


Stratford Play Festival

Stratford Season runs from April to November, with both matinee and evening performances are available. Less than an hour's drive. Experience outdoor theatre for the 2021 season.



Aerial Adventures

Fulfill your dreams and go soaring in a custom-made glider! Head to the town of Rockton to join one of the SOSA Gliding Club pilots in this unique experience, and even get the chance to pilot the glider! This is a seasonal activity.


A memorable hot air balloon ride can be arranged through Skyward Balloons in the Kitchener area. Flying twice a day, seven days a week. Sunrise or Sunset options only, available seasonally.


Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Located less than 20 minutes from Langdon Hall, the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory offers a unique nature experience to families and adults alike. Walk amongst hundreds of free flying butterflies and learn about their environment and local conservation efforts.


Escorted Hike in Carolinian Canada

There are many choices for a two hour, five kilometre walk in the forested area of Langdon Hall. A favourite is a walk directly from Langdon Hall along the Grand Alee where one would arrive in years gone by via horse and carriage. The trees that line Grand Alee, Carolina Populars, some still standing, enhanced the experience of arrival. You will retrace your steps from the original gates via "Deer Run" and "Maple Lane" to Langdon Hall. A pair of walking shoes is about all we need. The pace is moderate and designed to explore this special part of Ontario, its trees, plants, history and geology.

Escort fee is $189.00 for up to 3 hours.

Great Lake Helicopter Tours

From romantic dates to group culinary experiences, Fly and Dine is the perfect way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or to experience something new. Fly to Langdon Hall to experience a divine meal.

Hotel guests can also expand their experience with a sightseeing helicopter trip including:

  • 30 minute local sightseeing tour, $600 per couple
  • Toronto city tour and return, $1100 per couple
  • Niagara Falls tour and return, $1250 per couple
    All tours departing from Langdon Hall


Horseback Riding Lessons

Located 20 minutes from Langdon Hall, Irish Creek Stables has been providing excellence in riding instruction and horsemanship for over 40 years. Learn the basics of riding or practice your current skills in their beautiful bright indoor arena or large outdoor sand ring. Lessons occur for 1.5 hours for maximum 2-4 people. Advance booking is required with one week's notice and lessons are subject to availability.


Mennonite Country Tour

Get ready to learn about the Mennonite community in the St Jacob's area. Customize your tour with host Angela and experience the rich Mennonite heritage of the area. Tour the area by car and visit local shops on foot.

Mennonite Country Tour Details

Round of Golf

With a multitude of local golf courses in the region, we would be pleased to assist with recommending a course for you to enjoy.

Wake up the Wild - African Lion Safari

The African Lion Safari, located 25 minutes from Langdon Hall, offers a behind the scenes experience with a privately guided morning tour to witness a pride of lions at their most active time of day, come within a metre of the endangered rhino, zebra and ostrich, as well as have the opportunity to hand feed Canada's largest herd of giraffe. This Ontario Signature Experience is not available anywhere else in Canada. This experience is offered June through September and begins at 8:30a.m.


Water Sports

Fishing & Learning to Fly Fish

Learn the art of fly fishing in a pristine trout pond, where, guaranteed, there are lots of fish! Instruction is performed by seasoned professional guides and participants will learn to cast, land fish, different fly types and why and when to use them along with safety on the water.


Water Skiing on Puslinch Lake

McClintock's offers recreational skiing for all ages with Canada's top instructors. Offering beginner through competitive slalom, trick, jump and wakeboard. Lessons are private, with one-on-one personalized instruction. We have a 99% success rate with beginners! McClintock's also offers special clinics in wakeboard with the top wakeboarders in the world.


Kayak, Canoe & Tubing Trips

The Grand River located beside Langdon Hall offers calm waters to paddle along. Choose to explore via kayak, canoe or River Runner and admire the scenery and local wildlife. Three local options for active adventures include:

Canoeing The Grand (Cambridge) - Canoe Trip Only - 2.5 hours from arrival time to completion time. Shuttle service available up the river to a variety of drop off points.  www.canoeingthegrand.com

Tubing the Grand (Cambridge) - Lazy River Runner - 2.5 hour experience, includes a free taxi ride back to the start point if desired. www.tubingthegrand.com

Grand Experiences (Paris) - Offering active outdoor options by kayak, canoe, paddleboard, raft, voyager boat, bikes and hiking. www.grand-experiences.com

Looking For More?

It Doesn't End Here

It doesn't end here - this area offers many more attractions and events, and unique outdoor sites found only in the Grand River Conservation Area. Visit the links below to find out more.

Explore Waterloo Region
Grand River Conservation Authority

Town of St. Jacobs

This quaint Mennonite community offers some wonderful shopping opportunities with a Flea and Farmer's Market open Tuesday (June-August), Thursday and Saturday in addition to the various boutiques along Main Street. Traveling distance to St. Jacob's is less than 35 kilometres or 20 minutes. Arrange an escorted Tour of St. Jacob's & Mennonite Communities:

Shun Piking Tours: 519-744-2935  (Warren) - $250 Escort fee for up to 5 hours.

Your KW Host: Tour duration and escort fees vary. www.yourkwhost.com

Planning A Corporate Visit?

View our corporate packages page, including corporate activities here