Cambridge is a pretty town with historic buildings, nice neighbourhoods, and lots of activities for families.
Cambridge was formed in 1973 by combining the three communities of Galt, Preston and Hespeler, offering a number of great neighborhoods for you to settle in. Our Western Financial Group insurance experts will make sure you get personalized home insurance at the right value for you.
If you’re moving to Cambridge, you’ll want to know that Cambridge, Waterloo, and Kitchener are part of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo.
In Cambridge, East Hespeler has a good selection of public schools and lots of community programs and activities for families with children. There’s also the Hespeler Memorial Arena, which has two skating rinks as well as soccer fields and a playground outside.
Other neighbourhoods include Hespeler (Popcorn House) and Hespeler Village, both of which have quiet residential streets and large community parks.
There’s also Lang’s Farm and Preston Centre, East Galt, downtown Cambridge (Galt), Shade’s Mills and Silver Heights, among others.
If you like being outdoors, Shade’s Mills Conservation Area is a popular destination for hikers, cyclists, canoers, swimmers and fishing. Nearby Riverside Park is also a favorite spot and so is Churchill Park.
You can also enjoy the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, home to dozens of butterfly species from countries such as Costa Rica and the Philippines.
For post-secondary education, Cambridge is close to the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, and the University of Guelph. Conestoga College has a campus in Cambridge. students have ample opportunity to learn and grow.
Did you know that the scenery of Cambridge has been used in The Handmaid’s Tale, American Gods, Designated Survivor and Murdoch Mysteries, and other TV shows and films, often showcasing the city’s architecture?
The City of Cambridge has designated Blair Village, Dickson Hill, and Main Street as Heritage Conservation Districts.
For history buffs, features of the Main Street Heritage Conservation District include a block of commercial buildings that form one of the most historic streetscapes in Ontario. This area has different architectural styles and building ages, from the Granite Block of 1862 to the High Victorian Osborne Building of 1895.
If Cambridge is for you, your home is probably the biggest and most important purchase of your life. You need to protect it.
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