Walking Tours

General Information

Tours are 75-90 minutes in length.

Admission is free for BHS members. $5.00 for non-members

Difficulty Ratings

Easy – Relatively flat and 2 km of walking

Moderate – Some hills and 3 km of walking

Difficult – Many hills and more than 3 km of walking

Walk #1 – Myrtleville Heritage Property Tour

Learn about the four generations of the Good Family and the role each generation played in our history.

When: Saturday, August 29th at 10:30 AM
Where: 34 Myrtleville Drive
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Cost: $5.00

Walk #2 – Jewish Heritage of Brantford Walk

Wander through the downtown core and learn about the heritage of one of the city’s cultural groups.

When: Saturday, September 12th at 10:30 AM
Where: 57 Charlotte Street
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Cost: $5.00

Walk #3 – Earliest History of the Fording Place

Discover the earliest history of the Fording Place from the last glacier through time until the American Revolution.

When: Saturday, September 26th at 10:30 AM
Where: Brant’s Crossing Skate Park (Behind the Casino)
Level of Difficulty: Easy, but with Stairs
Cost: $5.00

Walk # 4 – Lawren Harris Walk

Learn about this famous artist’s early life in Brantford.

When: Saturday, October 17th at 10:30 AM
Where: Margaret Chandler House (W. Ross MacDonald School – St. Paul’s Avenue and Palmerston Avenue)
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Cost: $5.00

Walk #5 – Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem

Brantford’s history includes some strange stories, suitable for this eerie time of year.

When: October 23rd, 24th, and 30th at 7:15 PM
Where: Brant Museum & Archives
Level of Difficulty: Easy, but long and cold
Cost: $10.00

Walk #6 – Monuments & Memorials Walk

Hear the seldom told stories of the monuments & memorials that dot the downtown core.

When: Saturday, November 7th at 10:30 SM
Where: Jubilee Terrace (In front of the Armouries)
Level of Difficulty: Easy, but can be cold
Cost: $5.00