August 3, 2018

Having spent most of my life living in Northumberland County and with grandparents that had a farm in Warkworth, I came to learn about many agricultural treasures here.  From water buffalo mozzarella, award winning maple syrup and heritage livestock we are spoiled with...

July 18, 2018

We are delighted to be presenting 8 time Juno winner Colin Linden playing at The Woodlawn Inn on Friday, September 28, 2018. 

Colin Linden a Canadian icon plays, Country, Rock, Roots and Blues. Plan to get your tickets early as this show will sell out quickly. For detai...

April 26, 2018

It's that time of year when Cobourg prepares for the busy summer season. At Victoria beach I noticed a couple of weeks ago that the town put away the snow and sand fencing.

Yesterday, I spotted an excavator on the beach making preparations to dredge the adjacent harbour...

April 25, 2018

A hidden gem is Cobourg's west beach and is one of my favourite places in Northumberland County. Located on the shore of Lake Ontario, the west beach board walk connects from Hibernia St. to Ontario St. You can take a brisk stroll from the inn in about 30 minutes or dr...

April 19, 2018

Northumberland County located on the north shore of Lake Ontario of has a wealth of experiences not only in its towns and villages but outdoors as well. Here is a list of some of my personal favourites that I return to in all seasons. Pack your hiking shoes, rain gear...

April 15, 2018

This article originally appeared in the Cobourg Daily Star on Wednesday, December 30, 1987. It was written by Peggy Wright in the winter before the inn opened for business. It is reprinted here in its entirety. 

Woodlawn: 152 years of history

By Peggy Wright

Woodlawn was...

April 11, 2018

We have almost sold out the last tickets for the MonkeyJunk show this May We currently have 4 tickets left. If you miss them and want to place your name on a waiting list please contact me Stephen@Woodlawninn.com.

Thank you to all the Northumberland blues fans for...

April 11, 2018

If you are visiting the inn with your camera, here are my top five recommendations of places to shoot. All of the places listed below are close by and within walking distance from the inn.

5 Downtown. With its nineteenth century architecture, there are many photo opport...

April 9, 2018

Can’t you just sense the changing season before us? Although the temperature doesn’t yet show it,

with the snow mostly gone in Cobourg it doesn't feel like winter anymore. In the morning you can also see chickadees, cardinals, yellow finch and jays starting to get activ...

April 8, 2018

As a sommelier, I first became aware of St Francis wines about twenty years ago and about that time we began to feature the wines at The Woodlawn Inn. St Francis Winery and Vineyards from Sonoma County California is a family owned winery that started in 1975 and today...

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