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New in 2018!

NEW in 2018

In  Summer of 2018, we will be renting out our entire 4 bedroom home (plus garage suite) on a minimum one week basis (Saturday to Saturday) from July 7th to August 17th.  Sleeps 10 +2  persons.  

$4400\week plus hst.  $1000 deposit.


Click here for more details.

Note: The Bed and Breakfast will operate from mid May to July 6th and August 18th to mid October, so book early.

Closed for the season!

We closed for the season on October 15, 2017.   We will re-open in May 2018!  

Thank you to all our guests for another wonderful season.

NEW in 2018!

We will be running our bed and breakfast from mid-May until July 6th, 2018 and then again from August 18th to mid-October 2018.   In the interim 6 weeks, we will be renting out the entire 4 bedroom home (plus garage suite) on a minimum weekly basis (Saturday to Saturday) from July 7th to August 17th.  Sleeps 10 +2  persons.  If you are interested please contact us directly.

Learn how to pause at AWAY in the County.

Our mantra at AWAY in the County.

Summer Dinner Series at chef Jamie Kennedy’s Farm in Hillier


“Many of our AWAY guests have attended these wonderful dinners and over breakfast the next morning have raved about this unique Prince Edward County dining experience.

                                                                         – Susan Wallis, owner AWAY in the County Bed & Breakfast


Chef Jamie Kennedy shares the beauty and bounty of his farm in Hillier, Prince Edward County through a series of Saturday evening dinners, commencing May 20th and continuing through the summer until October 7th.

Join Jamie and friends for an unforgettable Saturday in the County. Walk around the organic gardens and fields, up to the vineyard ridge for a sparkling drink and canapés, and then on to a lively evening feast seated in a rustic barn setting. Watch as your dinner is prepared, cooked outside over glowing embers.

With the same creative energy and commitment to service  excellence that he brought to his popular Toronto restaurants —  Palmerston, JK ROM, JK Wine Bar, JK at the Gardiner and Gilead Cafe + Wine Bar — Chef Kennedy turns his focus back to his farm to draw inspiration from the landscape and the bounty that thrives in its unique terroir.

Buy your tickets here.


Certificate of Excellence for a 2nd year in a row!

We did it again!  

AWAY has been awarded for a 2nd year in a row the Certificate of Excellence based on the excellent reviews we have received in the last year.

Here are excerpts from some recent reviews this Spring:

 “There are plenty of reasons to visit Prince Edward County and AWAY provides a perfect base from which to explore. But in and of itself, the opportunity to experience this B&B is reason enough to visit the area. Highly recommended.”

“I have been to many B&B’s and this one has been by far the best experience to date.  Bottom line, you won’t be disappointed! We will be back next year for sure.”

Thank you to all our guests who gave us such wonderful reviews!

                                                                                                -Susan and Glen

Celebrating important life events!

At  AWAY  we enjoy helping our guests celebrate those special moments.  Here is a gift basket made up of local goodies we put together on behalf of friends of a couple who just recently stayed with us while celebrating 25 years of marriage.

They have arrived….

Aren’t they cute!  AWAY in the County has just welcomed 6 new baby Buff Orpington chicks to our flock.

Want to meet them in person?  Book a stay at AWAY today by emailing us at

Green Leader AWARD- Gold Level

We are happy to announce that AWAY has  been awarded  Trip Advisor’s Green Leader Award, GOLD level.

The GreenLeaders Program recognizes hotels and B&Bs that engage in environmentally friendly practices, making it easier for travelers to find and book a greener stay.

Some of the green practices we have at AWAY include recycling, local and organic food,  electric car charging station, linen and towel green laundry program and toiletry supplies,  energy tracking, energy efficient light-bulbs and our geothermal heating and cooling system are just a few of the ways  in which we make your stay a greener one.

This program was developed with help from national and international green industry experts including the US Green Building Council’s LEED Certification Program, the United Nations Environment Program, the US Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program, and other sustainability experts.

Book your green holiday today!

It’s Countylicious time!



Go to for details.

Countylicious is a twice-annual celebration of fine dining in Prince Edward County featuring prix fixe menus from local participating restaurants. Chefs have created unique three-course, County-inspired dinner menus consisting of an appetizer, entrée, and dessert offered at $40 per person (taxes and gratuities extra).


Prince Edward County Jazz Festival!

August 16th – 21st

At the Regent Theatre in Picton
and over 30 locations around the CountyRegent Theatre box office
613-476-8416 or 1-877-411-4761
Presented by TD
Supported by major local sponsors

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