Information about Bowmanville
Perched 75 kilometers east of Toronto, Bowmanville is the largest community in the Municipality of Clarington. It is a charming 40,000-population community and an increasingly popular place to live, as it offers a fine mix of urban living and rural charm.
Compared to Toronto, housing in Bowmanville is affordable and, with parks, natural conservation areas, museums, markets and large retail stores and restaurants in the area, there are many amenities to indulge in. What’s more, the Bowmanville GO Station, Highway 407 extension and Highway 401 make commuting to Toronto very easy.
Landmarks and Recreation
Some important landmarks in Bowmanville include the Archibald Orchards & Estate Winery, Cedar Park Resort, and Manantler Craft Brewing Co.
There are also many recreational opportunities in the city for you to spend your free time. Some of the amenities for recreation include splash pads, swimming pools, and gymnasiums, making it easy for residents – both old and young – to keep fit and maintain a good health.
Retail and Infrastructure
While Bowmanville is not one of the largest communities in the Durham region, it offers exciting shopping experiences. Bowmanville is home to several large retail stores and restaurants, including Walmart, Canadian Tire, Chanterelle Bistro, and Kelseys. Markets by Dream Day is another great retail and shopping centre; it is a multi-vendor marketplace where you can shop from local artisans from different parts of the Durham region.
Bowmanville – and the Durham region – is thriving every day, with new businesses, housing developments, and amenities springing up. The Durham Region Transit (DRT) ensures commuters can travel seamlessly, including those with disabilities. Other transit systems include VIA Rail and GO Transit (rail and bus).