Neighbourhood Spotlight



A photo of Eardley Escarpment in the Gatineau Hills, visible from across the Ottawa River in Westboro

745 Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway
Ottawa, Ontario K2B 5L7

Welcome to Westboro!

From Westboro Village, boaters and white-water rafters can admire the Gatineau Hills in the distance. Beautiful, charming cottages line the Ottawa River. Murals decorate the walls, and with only a 15 minute journey between it and Ottawa, Westboro is close enough not to miss out on the experiences of a larger city! Let’s go through some of the attractions and culture of this pleasant neighborhood!

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Key Features of Westboro

Incredible Amenities

Comfortable coffee shops, cute bakeries, Ottawa’s first full craft brew pub, and a thriving professional community offer a personable, creative place to welcome new residents.

Amazing Lifestyle

Westboro has quickly become a trendy neighborhood, attracting young professionals, artists, and everyone in-between. Outdoor sports fanatics will also thrive here, with trips to the Ottawa River made simple!

Westboro at a Glance


  • Over half of the homes in Westboro are detached
  • Most houses were built in the early and mid-20th century


  • Boasts the Maplelawn Garden, which contains the second-oldest building in Ottawa, and is considered a National Historic Site
  • Offers views of the Gatineau Hills beyond the Ottawa River

Westboro Attractions

Key Features of Westboro

Shopping and Eating

The Clocktower was established in 1996, making it the oldest craft brewery in Ottawa—perfect for Instagram-worthy photos or a comfortable night out with friends! Bite This is a staple of Westboro, serving as both an attraction and a quick food stop! The unique look of the building is a perfect reflection of Westboro.

Local Events

The Fuse Street Festival takes place in August as a way of celebrating the unique dining culture of Westboro, and features music and festivities. Experience fashion shows, live art installations and painting demonstrations, and a marketplace showing the newest trends.

Outdoor Activities

The nearby Ottawa River draws crowds out to the whitewater rapids, and cycling trails meander through the surrounding areas. There are multiple beautiful parks in Westboro, offering residents plenty of space to spend time with their loved ones.

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