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Winter Wheat

5277 Quaker Rd, Sparta, Ontario N0L 2H0, Canada
+1 519-775-2618
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A lot of fun

This is a really neat place to visit. You can wander (free) in the woods and see all of the unique... read more

Reviewed yesterday
swillshaw
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Lindsay, Canada
Always Fun &Inviting to visit this Creative Venue

Check out the Sparta area; you won't be disappointed when visiting this early Quaker community... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ruthnicholsonue
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Waterdown, Canada
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Winter Wheat is an enchanting place with whimsical folk art sculptures, enchanting gardens and a delightful country store. Winter Wheat celebrates all who take pleasure in expressing what's in their hearts. Relax and sip a complimentary cup of coffee while you enjoy the company of friends and the tranquility of nature.Winter Wheat is a place that will charm you.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“cookies” (20 reviews)
“the owner” (11 reviews)
“folk art” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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5277 Quaker Rd, Sparta, Ontario N0L 2H0, Canada
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+1 519-775-2618
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a really neat place to visit. You can wander (free) in the woods and see all of the unique handmade sculptures throughout the woods. They do have a large gift shop as well and you can purchase some of the whirligigs that are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Check out the Sparta area; you won't be disappointed when visiting this early Quaker community. Interesting shops in town and then just 5 minutes away is "Winter Wheat". It is a charming, ever changing place, in the woods: a place to wander, sit & relax...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is Wed. July 4, 2018. We were travelling to London along Highway #3 and since we had some extra time we did a side trip down to the quaint village of Sparta and take in one of our favorite places of the past WINTER...More

Thank Jim H
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PatriciaAD, Public Relations Manager at Winter Wheat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are truly sorry to hear your visit was not as expected. It's true Winter Wheat has changed. It is also true that Lucy is no longer presenting or displaying her art work at Winter Wheat. However there is still a strong Folk Art Experience...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2018

I came here last fall with a couple of friends. I love it here. The grounds are amazing-filled with whimsical sculptures and surrounded by the quiet woods. Tiny, unexpected little nooks and hideaways. I feel like I'm inside a storybook and something lovely is going...More

Thank Maggie V
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Have been visiting for many years and always love the setting and the lovely pieces the owner makes. Walk around the grounds and see the workmanship. The whimsical pieces are just beautiful. Lots to see year round. Plan to spend about an hour in the...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I live in the area and love to visit often. I love to walk through the lovely pine forest and admire the whimsical art that features recycled items. A short stop in the ‘zen’ cabin is always a good idea where I have a cup...More

Thank Hvnahoot
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Went in the autumn. It was my fourth visit. Very clever, very creative, a wonderland walk. Gift shop also very nice and affordable. Great place to be for a couple of hours. If you want ideas for future projects and crafts this is the place...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

I’ve visited Winter Wheat several times over the past five years and each time is just as enjoyable as the previous one. There are beautiful paths through the woods with artistic displays which are whimsical and resemble folk art. They use so many household items...More

Thank lschwerz
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Four semi-retired school teachers went on a field trip. We enjoyed stretching our legs in the well maintained grounds and see the creative garden works. I felt as if I had gone to Niagara on the Lake, without battling the traffic.

Thank Leslie Y
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

This is a very unique and tranquil place. My wife found some very good deals in the main shop. There are a couple of cabins you can go to for coffee, tea and cookies for free. There are paths you can walk on that go...More

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BatoolBahroz
June 16, 2017|
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Response from PatriciaAD | Property representative |
Children are allowed and welcome but the gardens and sculptures are not a playground. Children should not climb on the installations since they are works of art and some are quite fragile. The gardens are not fenced so the... More
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Vichr
April 15, 2015|
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Response from PatriciaAD | Property representative |
This is not a hotel. Nor is it in Europe.
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bh09487
March 6, 2015|
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Response from PatriciaAD | Property representative |
There is no cost for admission
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