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.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 1:58pm

The June edition of the New Edinburgh News is now online!

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 4:31pm

The sun was shining, the birds were chirping and the Rideau River flowed smoothly along its banks as the many dedicated volunteers and interested attendees were introduced to the resources, tools and techniques to prepare for almost any calamity.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 11:38am

Deadline for registration is April 29!