The village came into existence in the early 1800s on the banks of Shaw's Creek (a tributary of the Credit River). It was a thriving industrial centre of that time. With the era of modernisation, the industries moved elsewhere. But the town still holds its historic charm.
Places to see in Alton:The Alton Mill Arts Centre, Millcroft Inn and Spa, Rays 3rd Generation Bistro Bakery, Belfountain Conservation Area, Cheltenham Badlands, Forks of the Credit Scenic Road, Spirit Tree Estate Cidery, Downey's Farm Market, Plant Paradise Country Gardens, Glen Haffy Conservation Area are among the places to visit.
Airports near Alton, Canada
1. Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport, Toronto. It is 76 kilometres from Alton.
2. Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Toronto. This is 60 kilometres from Alton.
3. John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, Hamilton. This is 120 kilometres from Alton.
How to get to the town:
When you want to get to this quaint little town, hire a limousine from Alton Limousine services. You will find the limousines to be comfortable and the drivers well trained and courteous. You can trust us with your unaccompanied minor too as we will take them to their destination safely. All you have to do is book a ride with Alton Taxi Services.