Located on the eastern edge of the Greater Toronto Area, Clarington has all the lifestyle benefits of small-town living plus easy access to the rest of the GTA.
The major commercial and cultural hub for Clarington is located just to the south in Newcastle. This charming town is home to a walkable business district, which teems with a variety of corporate and independent shops and restaurants. Further south, a waterfront walking and cycling trail is located along the Lake Ontario shoreline, while a marina is available to cater to local boat owners. To both the north and east, the landscape is dominated by vast expanses of farmland, forest and nature preserves. In addition to Lake Ontario, Lake Scugog is a hub for summer retreats and is just a 40-minute drive to the north.
Transportation Options in Clarington
GO Transit offers frequent rush hour bus service between Newcastle and Oshawa GO station, with hourly service during midday and on weekends. From Oshawa, Downtown Toronto can be reached in one hour via the Lakeshore East rail line. Local bus service is also provided by Durham Region Transit. Highway 401 runs through the community, and allows for direct access to Eastern Ontario