Planning an Ottawa winter getaway? Grab your skates, snowshoes, skis or snowboard, and come celebrate the season at Windsong. Located on the border of our Nation’s Capital and Lanark County, Windsong Manor B&B is minutes away from the top destinations. Whether you want to enjoy a winter wonderland of snow or the world’s largest naturally frozen skating rink, here are our top picks.

Mount Pakenham

snowmobile trails in ottawa areaLocated 20 minutes from Windsong Manor, Mount Pakenham is home to a family-friendly ski resort. Featuring 10 groomed runs, 9 marked glades, a terrain park, snow tubing, and cross country and snowshoeing trails, Mount Pakenham has something for everyone. Learn more about their mountain and amenities at

Rideau Canal Skateway

No winter getaway to Ottawa is complete without a trip along the Rideau Canal Skateway. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is 7.8 kilometres long. It begins just steps away from Parliament Hill, and extends to Dows Lake. Even on the coldest winter days, skaters can enjoy scenic views and warm up at toasty fire pits. Concession stands offer everything from hot chocolate to the famous “Beavertail”.

Hockey Night in Canada

Looking for an action-packed night out? Windsong Manor B&B happily offers shuttle service to the Canadian Tire Centre. Why not catch the Ottawa Senators in action, and get your cheer on. GO SENS GO!


parliament buildings visit ottawaCanada’s Capital hosts three fun-filled weekends in February. Winterlude is renowned for its family-friendly, festive atmosphere. With learn-to-skate clinics, hockey tournaments, a triathlon, the Winterman Marathon and Relays, an ice carving and sculpture display, and the Snowflake Kingdom, there is something for everyone.

Plan Your Ottawa Winter Getaway Now! 

Contact Windsong Manor B&B today, and reserve your special Ottawa winter getaway. Our rates include a stay in one of three beautifully appointed bedrooms, with access to numerous common rooms, a hot tub to rejuvenate your weary legs, free guest parking, and a gourmet breakfast.