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The Village of Norval in the Heart of Ontario

"Norval is one of the beauty spots of Ontario." Lucy Maud Montgomery


...only a 40 minute drive from Toronto.










Tourists from all over the world travel to Norval.

Explore Norval where Lucy Maud Montgomery lived for 9 years. Visit the historic sites Montgomery photographed and wrote about in her personal journals. To learn more about the author visit our Museum dedicated in her memory, located at Crawford's Village Bake Shop.

Norval is family friendly offering beautiful nature trails along the Credit River. McNab Park on Noble Street provides excellent fishing, riverside trail and areas for family picnics.

The Willow Park Ecology Centre provides fascinating nature programs for all ages. Parking is available on Mary Street.

The village of Norval was settled by 1820. Today many buildings remain, including our 3 historic churches which are open to the public.

You will discover our Pioneer Cemeteries, the former home of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the Heritage Garden in Norval Park, our unique Analemmatic Sundial and Willow Park Ecology Centre. Norval is proud of the many century buildings including two Heritage Designated properties the Norval Disciples of Christ Church and Lilac Lawns.


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