Port Glasgow

Why hit the beach in Port Glasgow?

Located on the north shores of Lake Erie, Port Glasgow is a hidden gem that’s just far enough away from the hustle and bustle of larger beaches to create a private, tranquil atmosphere. With its proximity to boat charters, a fishing pier, and Elgin’s beautiful shoreline, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy at this world-class beach.

Port Glasgow has earned the world-renowned Blue Flag status, one of just 27 beaches in Canada to do so, for its commitment to strict water quality and safety criteria. 


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Who will love it?


Warm, clean waters and family-friendly events such as the Port Glasgow Fish Fry and the annual Kids Fishing Derby make Port Glasgow a perfect destination for beach-loving families.


Port Glasgow is just a 10-minute drive from West Lorne and Rodney, where you’ll find main streets that will transport you back in time to the days when these towns were turn-of-the-century railway villages.


Its natural beauty and nearby trails make Port Glasgow the perfect location to spot rare species of birds, including bald eagles, with the West Elgin Nature Club.


This beach is located at the Port Glasgow Yacht Club and Marina, which is well known for its pickerel and perch fishing. There’s also convenient access to a bait shop, boat charters, and a fishing pier.

Interesting Excursions

Enjoy small-batch brews at Arts & Cookery Bank

Check out outdoor and home curiosities and enjoy lunch just 35 minutes east on the historic Talbot Trail at the Crazy 8 Barn

Pick a pint of fresh blueberries and shop for delicious treats at Park's Blueberry Farm & Country Store