Every month we are asking a friendly Georgian Bay / Beaver Valley / Grey Highlands / Chatsworth face 20 questions about their life in the area.

This month meet Karrie!


Front Desk at Royal Harbour Resort in Thornbury


I grew up in Mississauga and relocated to Thornbury from England with my husband Rich, about 10 years ago, I have worked on the front desk at The Royal Harbour Resort for 8 years. When I’m not working I enjoy spending time with my husband and son, Chase and shopping.



Thornbury1) Where in the area do I call home? Thornbury, Ontario

2) Weekend Warrior or Resident? Resident

3) I cannot go a day without: My son

4) Favourite spot to adventure in the area is: Old Baldy in the Beaver Valley  

5) Go to stop for ice cream is: Pom-Pom Treat Hut in Thornbury

6) Favourite area festival or fair: Thornbury Olde Fashioned Christmas

7) Best coffee in the area is at: Ashanti Coffee in Thornbury   Ashanti Coffee, Thornbury

8) My favourite store/shop in the area is: The LCBO

9) Between hiking, canoeing, swimming, and cycling I would rather be: Swimming

10) My favourite ski run in the area is:  Happy Valley at Blue Mountain Resort

11) Favourite place to grab brunch is: Lora Bay or The Orchid in Thornbury 

12) Favourite Season and why: Spring/Fall because they are the prettiest

13) My favourite spot to get a fresh apple pie is: Goldsmith’s Orchard Market in Thornbury

14) Between a Ski Chalet and Summer cottage I would rather have: Summer Cottage

15) My favourite restaurant in the area is: The Mill Cafe in Thornbury

16) My ideal summer day in the area would be: Sitting at the beach at the pier in Thornbury

17) Visitors must see: Royal Harbour Resort in Thornbury

18) My favourite waterfall in the area is: Walter’s Falls in Chatsworth

19) My ideal night out in the area is: Going out to The Village at Blue Mountain

20) I love the area because: It’s so beautiful