Taste the townships

Cookshire-Eaton : A Great Travelling Theme, Five Gourmet Stops

9 stops

2 days


Between Sherbrooke and Mégantic, an amazingly natural, charming and totally flavourful area to explore… Spend two days in the Haut-Saint-François region, and return home feeling more Zen and your baskets quite full!

  • Day 1
  • Day 2

Stock Up on all Kinds of Berries at Pré Bleu

Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and different delicious local products like those of Jardins de la Boulangère. Hot buns fresh from the oven, a basket brimming with fruit … happiness is definitely very tasty!

Stop by the P’tit Plaisir Cheese Factory

In Weedon, drop by and pick up one of the best curd cheeses in the region! Cheese wheels, soft and semi-soft cheeses are also available and are all equally delicious. Psst! In the adjoining restaurant, it seems that they serve the best poutine in the area!

Stretch Your Legs out in the Parc du Vieux Moulin

Nearly four kilometres of well-developed trails, a stream, picnic tables … the ideal place to take a little time and savour life while you explore this absolutely charming setting.

Bring Your Own Wine at the Restaurant Da Rita

After your walk in the Parc du Vieux Moulin, before heading to a show at the Centre Culturel de Weedon, you must absolutely find a table at the restaurant Da Rita. Ravioli in a cream sauce, duck confit, lemon mousse and homemade beignets … you’ll discover a true gastronomical gem!

Brunch at La Ruée vers Gould

Sunday mornings, this friendly Lingwick restaurant will serve you dishes in keeping with Scottish and British traditions, among others. Whether it’s stews, maple-glazed chicken or salads of all kinds, you’ll definitely want to come back.

Go for a Walk in the Parc du Belvédère

With its trails bordering the Rivière au Saumon, its relaxation areas and its tranquil ambiance, the Parc du Belvédère is where you’ll discover simple natural beauty. Take the time to walk all the way to the shed overlooking the river, part of the panoramic sheds circuit.

Enhance Your Stay by Following the Circuit des Sheds Panoramiques

Sprawled here and there throughout the Haut-Saint-François territory, these nine sheds were placed in strategic setting and tell the region’s story, each in their own way. Take the time to admire the views they offer as you read the information panels.

Fill your baskets at the Charcuterie Scotstown

You can’t leave the region without stopping by the Charcuterie Scotstown, famous for its artisanal charcuteries. Truly the best!

Your Accommodation Options

Spend a Night at La Vallée heureuse du Mont Élan

In a prospector’s camp, a treehouse, a wi-tent (hybrid version of a tipi and a yurt) or a cottage, your stay here will be definitely be out of the ordinary! Located in Westbury, this outdoors centre with accommodations also offers different hiking trails, a pool, a nature adventure obstacle course and an 18-hole disc-golf course!

Spend a Night at La Ruée vers Gould

Two simply lovely rooms, right next door to La Ruée vers Gould, one option offering breakfast, and the other also including supper.

Spend the Night at Square Victoria

Near East Angus, you’ll find this completely self-contained maison hotellière (a hotel house, where you’ll feel at home!) has eight new, modern, very pretty, and extremely comfortable rooms! A home base you must keep in mind for your Haut-Saint-François getaway.


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