We offer tours daily from 9:30-4:00.
A tour guide will tell stories about the Macphail family who owned the house for almost 100 years. The most famous of the 10 children was Andrew Macphail who was knighted by the King of England for his great contribution to Canada and the Commonwealth.
Open daily in July and August 9:30-4:30.
Tea, coffee and 'scratch', seasonal desserts are available all day. (Some examples are carrot cake, bread pudding, and strawberry shortcake.)
The Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project is located on the Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead. Our walks and workshops are free. Please call 651-2575 for more information, check out our great website at www.macphailwoods.org or click
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Orwell Corner Historic Village
In the Orwell Area, there are three sites to visit. The Homestead, the adjoining Macphail Woods and closest to Highway 1 is Orwell Corner Historic Village. A charming place with the activities of a small Prince Edward Island agricultural crossroads in the 1890s. Go back in time and see the blacksmith, draft horses, an old-fashioned store, school and church. For more information