The city of Thorold offers small-town charm amid the natural appeal of its location on the Niagara Escarpment. Comprising over 21 000 acres, you’ll have plenty of sites to discover and trails to explore. The Welland canal is one of Thorold’s biggest attractions, as it cuts right through the heart of the city. In late March, the Lock 7 Viewing Complex features the Mountain Top Ceremony – celebrating the spring’s first ship to pass through the canal. This is a Thorold tradition that draws thousands of visitors and residents each year. To learn more about the heritage of Thorold, you can also visit one of the various historical sites that have been preserved in order for future generations to appreciate and learn about the city’s past, including St. Johns School House or Decew House. With so many interesting sites nearby, Thorold is ideal for anyone wanting to live in a small city with a proud heritage, that also has access to the various amenities that the Niagara Region has to offer.