Picton the largest town in Prince Edward County, a beautiful area of Ontario roughly 200 km east of Toronto complete with beaches, vineyards, art galleries, hiking trails, cafes, pubs and world-class restaurants. Learn more here, and check out Sandbanks Vacations for ideas of where to stay when you’re in town (or just come camp with us at Small Pond Arts… just let us know via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Specific directions to Small Pond Arts, the host of the Picturefest Camp:
BY CAR: Our directions here provide the most direct route, but if you have a map, feel free to deviate! There are other ways to get here, and it’s a beautiful place to drive around and explore.
FROM THE WEST (eg: Toronto): Take Hwy 401 to Belleville. Take exit 538 (Hwy 1/Wallbridge/Loyalist Rd) and travel South until you reach Dundas St. W. Turn Left onto Dundas St. W, then right on Bay Bridge Road – you’ll cross a bridge over the Bay of Quinte. Once you cross this bridge, Hwy 62 resumes. Travel south towards Picton. Turn left on Hwy 4 (Ben Gill Rd). Following this road will take you to Main Street Picton (also known as Hwy 33, yet also known as Loyalist Pkwy). At the end of Main Street, there is a fork in the road. Turn right and down the hill onto Bridge Street, then right and up the hill on Hwy 8 (Union Street). Turn right onto Clarke Road. You’ll find us happily awaiting you at #337.
THE EAST (eg: Ottawa, Montreal, etc.): Take Hwy 401 West past Napanee.
Take exit 566 to Hwy 49 South, towards Picton. This road will eventually turn into Main Street Picton. At the rather confusing 3-way intersection, turn left onto Bridge Street (towards the boat launch), then right on Hwy 8 (Union Street).Turn right onto Clarke Road. You’ll find us happily awaiting you at #337.
BY BUS: You can catch the Greyhound bus from pretty much anywhere in Canada. Take the bus to Belleville and catch a taxi (approximately $35).
BY TRAIN: Via Rail serves over 450 destinations across Canada. Take the train to Belleville and catch a taxi (approximately $35).
BY AIR: International airports are located in Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.
BY BICYCLE: Okay, it will take you a really long time to get here by bicycle,
wherever you are coming from. But we LOVE bicycles, and there’s lots of great biking in The County; bring your bike with you if you can!