Bay of Quinte

About Bay of Quinte

Bay of Quinte is located on the northern shores of Lake Ontario and includes Brighton, Quinte West, Prince Edward County, Belleville, Napanee, and Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

The Bay of Quinte is a diverse area with stunning scenery and exciting attractions ranging from The National Air Force Museum of Canada and Glanmore National Historic Site to vineyards, breweries, and provincial parks, trails, and conservation areas, including Presqu'ile, Sandbanks, North Beach, and Lake on the Mountain Provincial Parks!

This region offers the perfect mix of urban and rural living with a wide range of amenities and natural beauty at your doorstep. Ottawa and Toronto are both just a weekend trip away, marking Bay of Quinte as a fantastic centrally located place to call home.

Housing is more affordable here than in the GTA or Ottawa, making this an excellent option for young families or downsizers looking for a change of pace. There are numerous beautiful neighbourhoods, friendly communities, an array of housing options, and fantastic health care with four hospitals and several medical clinics.

Home to one of the largest food processing centres in the province, the area offers a wealth of career opportunities. Leaders in manufacturing call Bay of Quinte home with companies such as Kellog’s, Nestle, Procter and Gamble, Gay Lea Foods, and Global Med helping to sustain the local economy.

The area offers a number of year-round recreational activities and festivals, including Kiwanis Walleye Fishing Derby, Trenton Scottish Irish Festival, Norampac Summer Concert Series, Brighton Applefest, and The Great Canadian Cheese Festival, to name a few. If you're into fishing, the bay is one of the top walleye fishing destinations in the world, with coveted trophy-sized catches.

Whether you are an avid adventurer, love to shop, or are a food connoisseur, the spectacular Bay of Quinte has something to offer you!


Active Lifestyle

Small Town Feel




Sir Mackenzie Bowell Public School

Bayside Secondary School

Tyendinaga Public School

Sophiasburgh Central School

PoinTS of Interest

Bay of Quinte Listings