Take your pick: adrenaline packed or slow and contemplative?
When you visit the Capelton Mine in North Hatley, you’ll discover an important part of the region’s history. More so, your family will be thrilled as they go on this extraordinary adventure and explore an old copper mine…
Watch your children’s faces as they walk a few feet underground, inside the mine, which was dug with picks and shovels and candles lighting the way. You’ll see surprise and wonderment in their eyes along with true curiosity. The mine dates back to the 19th century, making it one of the oldest ones in all of Canada!
The guides who’ll take you through the visits are especially dynamic and know how to stir the interest of small and tall alike. Learn how workers used to move about in the mine, how they would transport their material and all kinds of remarkable anecdotes. … Simply fascinating!
Add to the experience by becoming a prospector yourself, and try your hand at digging for gold in the stream; Then have fun on their 20 game modules on the nature sports pathway. Reenergize by getting a bite to eat at their lunch counter (where they offer the Townships’ famous Coaticook ice cream!), or enjoy a picnic under the tent. Stop at the museum and the souvenir boutique where you’ll find a treasure throve of items you’ll want to take home.
This is what you can expect from your very memorable day. All you need to do is give us a call and we’ll be happy to welcome you!
By the way, if you feel like adding more “memorable days” to your summer calendar, the region offers a panoply of things to do! Take your bicycles on the cycling routes and enjoy the beautiful town of North Hatley; Visit the Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook for its outdoor activities or Foresta Lumina, the list goes on and on…