Nature & Wildlife - Nature’s Playground
Manoir Hovey stands as a 30-acre sanctuary where nature flourishes in all its splendour. From the buzzing hives of our resident bees to the reflections of the fall foliage on Lake Massawippi’s surface, our estate presents an array of wonders that enchant the hearts of our guests.
Embrace the trails
For those seeking to explore the great outdoors, the Eastern Townships provide an abundance of opportunities for invigorating hikes and leisurely walks. Meandering paths gracefully wind through lush forests, revealing breathtaking vistas and hidden gems along the way. Whether you choose a tranquil lakeside stroll or venture into the dense woodlands, the serenity of nature will envelop your senses, rejuvenating your spirit with every step.
A birding symphony of sights and sounds
An abundance of birds awaits, each contributing to the vibrant tapestry in the region's unspoiled landscapes. Soaring eagles paint the sky with their graceful flight, accompanied by the melodious chirping of songbirds that fills the air. Within the tranquil marshes, the majestic presence of Great Blue Herons bestows a sense of awe, while delicate Ruby-throated Hummingbirds dance with grace, flitting from one flower to another.
Lake Massawippi: an angler’s haven
Lake Massawippi is a true angler's paradise, boasting deep, fresh waters, a serene ambiance, and a diverse range of fish species. From grey, brown, and rainbow trout to landlocked salmon, yellow perch, bass, and pike, the lake offers an unforgettable fishing experience.
The Great Canadian outdoors
Nearby national parks provide a grand stage and boundless opportunities to explore the untamed wilderness. Within easy reach, lies Mont-Orford National Park, where majestic mountains, shimmering lakes, and lush forests beckon. Mont Mégantic National Park boasts the very first International Dark Sky Reserve, where light pollution is virtually nonexistent. The observatory serves as a gateway to the universe and offers incredible stargazing experiences. Delve into the raw beauty of these natural wonders and forge a profound connection with the world around you.
Into the wild
Majestic deer, elusive moose, colourful songbirds and playful otters, all call the forests, lakes, and rivers of the Eastern Townships home. Discover these wonderful creatures and immerse yourself in the region's wildlife as you explore the terrain of this natural wonderland.
A kaleidoscope of fall colours
Fall at Manoir Hovey is a feast for the eyes, captivating visitors with its remarkable beauty. The landscape becomes a mesmerizing kaleidoscope of colours, as the leaves don their fiery reds, vibrant oranges, and golden yellows. Take a leisurely stroll through the forests or embark on a scenic drive, enveloped by the foliage’s vibrant palette.