Located in the Northwest corner of Oxford County and intersected by the Thames River, is Zorra Township. Within the township are several communities including Thamesford, Embro, Kintore, Lakeside, and Harrington.
A slowed down day in rural Ontario; Zorra Township is filled with camping, natural areas, farmers markets, fishing, paddling, golf, and accommodations. You’ll find everything from tasty coffee to your next great hike and a cozy woodshop. Rolling hills make the area popular for road cyclists and motorcyclists. Pitch your tent or park your RV at Wildwood Conservation Area or Happy Hills Resort. Cast a line into the Thames River or explore the waterway with a paddle. Explore, slow down and get to know the locals.
Looking for local events? Here in Zorra Township they have:
- Thamesford's Calithumpian Days (every Victoria Day weekend – filled with fireworks, a midway, music, great food and entertainment)
- Embro Highland Games (every July 1st – 10km road race, heavy athletic events, highland dance, tug-of-war, bands & more!)
- Embro Tractor Pull (every Civic Holiday weekend – two days of 10 different weight classes, bouncy castles, competitions, food and local groups)
- Embro Fall Fair (third weekend in September – livestock shows, inflatables, homecraft & agricultural displays and entertainment)