January: What’s Happening

Now that the holidays have come and gone, we're looking at a new year and a fresh start! After all the hustle and bustle, it’s time to relax and take a moment for the things that are important to you. If spending time with your favourite people, having fun and making the most of our Canadian winter top your list, ...

Your Winter Wedding: 5 Tips

Planning a winter wedding? Here are 5 tips you may not have thought of, from Kendra Gatshcuff, our Wedding and Social Sales Manager: 1. Are your bridesmaids dresses strapless or short-sleeved? Gift your ‘maids a beautiful pashminas or a stole to keep them warm, stylish (and happy) between photos. 2. If you’re planning on having a receiving line, consider hosting ...

December: What’s Happening

The magic of the holidays is in the air! Embrace the season with your friends, family or on your own… From Christmas Break to a well-earned break, we’re here for you! Here’s just some of the fun that’s happening at Hockley Valley Resort in December: Book a staycation: Why not plan a staycation and spend your Christmas Break with us? ...

Fall Wedding Table Decor

It’s fall! Beautiful backdrops, flickering firelight and deep, rich textured décor… Planning a fall wedding? Kendra Gatschuff, our Wedding and Social Sales Manager, gives us the lowdown on what’s hot for fall 2017. “It’s such a romantic time of year, with so many gorgeous décor elements to choose from,” she says, “Sophisticated, rustic, vintage, glam, eclectic – whatever your style, ...

Our House-Made Lentil Soup Recipe

Is there anything more satisfying and delicious at this time of year that a bowl of delicious comfort food? We love our lentil soup, made in-house by our cabin kitchen team. Want to know how we make it? Here’s the recipe for you to try at home, modified to serve 6 about people: Ingredients: 500g washed green lentils Parmigiano rinds ...

Top Honours for Sustainability

For Immediate Release – November 7, 2017 (Mono, ON) On October 19th, 2017, the Dufferin Board of Trade celebrated the winners of the 2017 Business Excellence Awards. Hockley Valley Resort was awarded the Business Excellence Award for Sustainability! Hockley Valley Resort is a year-round resort destination located in the Hills of Headwaters, in the heart of some of Ontario’s most picturesque ...

Roasted Squash: How It’s Done

‘Tis the season for roasting root veggies and enjoying all things fall! How do we roast squash in our kitchen? Our chefs love kobucha squash, so that’s what we use. Here is the super simple step by step process we follow, give it a try at home: 1. Cut your squash quarters and scoop out the seeds. 2. Drizzle with ...

Kale Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

Have you tried our famous Kale Caesar Salad? Want to try making the dressing at home? Here’s how we make it, straight from our cabin kitchen - just blend all the ingredients together and enjoy: Ingredients 2 boiled eggs 1 tbsp. capers 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard 2 pieces of marinated anchovies 1 oz. sour cream ½ pinch of smoked paprika ...

October: What’s Happening

The time for cooler nights, crisp mornings and cozy sweaters has arrived – it’s officially fall! Celebrate the season and join us for some October fun. Here are just a few of the upcoming events we’ve got planned for the season: Fall Fore It: Say a gorgeous goodbye to summer with a round or two in one of the most ...