Welcome to Cavan Monaghan

The Township of Cavan Monaghan is a rural area which covers an area of approximately 308 km2, and includes several small hamlets and villages including Bailieboro, Cavan, Fraserville, Ida, Mount Pleasant, Springville, Five Mile Turn, and the Historical Village of Millbrook.


The Township of Cavan Monaghan is a small rural community with a big city heart.  Our charming community is conveniently located just 20 km south west of the City of Peterborough, in Peterborough County and only 90 minutes north east of the City of Toronto.  Residents enjoy the sense of community that is so prevalent in small towns while still having quick and convenient access to the larger urban centres.  Whether you are raising a family or retiring from the hustle and bustle of working life, the Township of Cavan Monaghan has it all, right here..


Entrepreneurship is a driving force in the Township of Cavan Monaghan and has been the community of choice for an increasing number of creative economy workers.  These small-scale local businesses add a distinct flavour to the local and regional business community with a wide range of offerings from finance to food businesses, from manufacturing to the arts.  We are also home to some of the largest employers in the region, Sysco Canada, Nexicom, and Shoreline Slots at Kawartha Downs. 


If you are looking for fun and entertainment for the whole family than consider the Township of Cavan Monaghan your playground.  We are home to three scenic golf courses for both novice and experienced golfers.  If you are an avid cyclist, you can challenge yourself with anyone of the varied length Peterborough and the Kawartha Road Cycling Routes joining the Township to both the City and the County of Peterborough.  Come experience the beauty and excitement of harness racing at Shoreline Slots at Kawartha Downs an ultimate entertainment destination that also includes slot machines, dining and stock car racing.  Take a stroll through Downtown Millbrook, a heritage shopping area with a picturesque streetscape, walkable environment and friendly service.


Life grows naturally here in the Township of Cavan Monaghan come explore something fresh and unspoiled.  Our rich mix of heritage downtown, diverse local arts and culture and flourishing farmlands makes living or visiting something exclusive to this area.  The celebrated 4th Line Theatre at Winslow Farm features plays by and about Canadians.  Staged out-of-doors, 4th Line Theatre provides a breathtaking theatrical experience.  The Millbrook Valley Trails, sports five passive use walking trails that follow the shores and valley of Baxter Creek, a cold-water stream that starts in the Oak Ridges Moraine and flows through the village of Millbrook.  Soak up your surroundings from the saddle with an exhilarating equestrian experience.  Our Township is located just minutes from the Ganaraska Forest, an extremely popular destination for horseback riding enthusiasts with over 11,000 acres of forest to explore.