Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus

Our Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus is located at the base of the Niagara Escarpment – a UNESCO-designed World Biosphere Reserve – featuring ecological lagoons, wetlands, landscaped gardens, and a 40 acre on-campus vineyard.

A view over the NC Teaching Winery Vineyards, toward the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus is located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

In the Neighbourhood

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus is located at Glendale Avenue and the Queen Elizabeth Way, the major transportation corridor between Toronto and the US. The campus is enveloped in an ecological band of wetlands, vineyards and community gardens, becoming a living laboratory for the college’s thriving environment and horticulture programs, and sits at the base of the Niagara Escarpment, a United Nations world biosphere preserve.

The Outlet Collection at Niagara sits immediately across the street, and features over 100 well-known retail brands, as well as plenty of food options including Aroma Espresso Bar, Big Smoke Burger, Starbucks, Freshly Squeezed, McDonalds, S’barro, Subway and more!

Niagara Falls, one of the wonders of the natural world, is only 25 minutes away by car. The beautiful Niagara Parkway, Niagara River, and Ontario Wine Country are within driving distance as well. Beautiful sand beaches and summertime fun are at your fingertips – visit the north shore of Lake Erie, one of Ontario’s Great Lakes. Known as Ontario’s “South Coast”, the shore area offers swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, festivals and more, and is only a brief car ride away.

Discover southern Ontario’s natural history by visiting Fort Erie or Fort George, or visit beautiful downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake, or travel to Toronto, Ontario’s capital, for some big city fun!

There’s so much to do – learn more about the Niagara Region, home of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus.

Take a hike

The Wetland Ridge Trail sign

Woodend Conservation Area is the park associated with the portion of the Niagara Escarpment that our campus faces.

Hop on the Wetland Ridge Trail right from the campus grounds. Look for the gravel trail heading away from the back of the East (rear) parking lot, next to the big barn.

Fine Food, Wine, Beer and More

Unique, state-of-the-art learning facilities allow our students to work hands-on in the industries that they are training for, and provide their products and services to the public. Sales and proceeds go towards student learning. It’s a win-win!

  • Greenhouse and Nursery

    The NC Greenhouse

  • Benchmark Restaurant

    A waitress at Benchmark Restaurant

  • Brewery and Retail Store

    Keg of NC beer

  • Winery and Vineyard

    Vineyard and WVEC at the NOTL campus

  • Niagara Waters Spa

    A candle and massage oil from the spa