Welcome to Old New Edinburgh

This sketch of Thomas Mackay’s mills and distillery at Rideau Falls was drawn by Captain Thomas Burrowes in 1845.

Minto Bridge

The Minto Bridges, named after the Earl of Minto, eighth Governor General of Canada, were originally part of a ceremonial route from Government House to Parliament.

River Lane

River Lane offers a lovely place to stroll and enjoy the quiet, village-like setting of New Edinburgh.

Community on Parade

New Edinburgh is a community that comes together to celebrate in high style but in keeping with its heritage.

The Governor General of Canada

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston and his wife Mrs. Sharon Johnston are two of the Burgh's most heralded residents.

Lumière on the Rideau

Each summer the park along the Rideau River in New Edinburgh explodes with light and festivities.

Heritage Walking Tour

Heritage walking tours are a frequent sight in New Edinburgh's Heritage Conservation District.

New Edinburgh Cheering Station

New Edinburgh was chosen as the "best cheering station" in the city for the fifth year running during the 2011 Race Weekend.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 1:19pm

Modbox, the developers of the St. Charles Church site, are inviting the public to submit their ideas for a name for the new development on Beechwood (along with an explanation of why they think their choice is appropriate to the site).

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:37pm

The February edition of the New Edinburgh News is now online.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 10:00pm

Congratulations to our new Councillor Tobi Nussbaum on being named the Chair of the Built Heritage Sub-committ