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Bronte Heritage Trail



Bronte Heritage Trail

Explore Bronte Village and discover our rich history and culture on the Bronte Heritage Trail. This new project was designed to present the unique roots of our community in an accessible manner, and promote Canada’s 150th year of Confederation. Funded in large part by the Government of Canada, along with our corporate sponsors Catch Hospitality and Boomers Sporting Adventures.

How? Download the Bronte BIA App to access historical information from the e-beacons located throughout Bronte Village. Follow the map to find the beacons and uncover their unique stories, available to read or listen to at your leisure. This walking tour will take you back in time as you stroll the waterfront and discover what made Bronte Village the unique tourist destination it is today!

Access the Bronte Heritage Trail through the Bronte BIA App – Available for both Android and iPhone

Download the Bronte BIA App for iPhone.



Download the Bronte BIA App for for Andriod.





What is an e-beacon?


E-beacons are Bluetooth transmitters that can send notifications to your phone when you are in close proximity. Once received, simply open the notification to view each beacon’s content.


Take the Trail in Three Easy Steps

  1. Download the Bronte BIA App for Apple or Android
  2. Enable notifications for the Bronte BIA App
  3. Turn on your Bluetooth and follow the map to locate the beacon locations 


Map & Legend

Bronte Heritage Trail map



The Bronte Heritage Trail and Canada 150 Mobile exhibit will be set up every Thursday and Friday from 4:00pm to 9pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm at the Bronte Village boardwalk (Bronte Rd. Marine Dr.).

Visit us at the tent where our ambassadors would be happy to answer your questions, help you download the Bronte BIA App, and point you in the right direction to start the trail!



Finished the Bronte Heritage Trail? Complete our survey!


Historical Content

The content highlighted on the Bronte Heritage Trail was written by the Bronte BIA, with assistance from our historical partners:

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Social Media  

Join the conversation. Share your experience with us on the Bronte Heritage Trail. Follow us on social media. Send us your photos, and tell us your unique stories about Bronte past, and present! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #BronteHeritageTrail


This project is supported by:


Canada 150

The Town Of Oakville
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Catch Hospitality