Restaurants: Tea Houses
Camrose Railway Station Museum, Tea Room & Gardens
44St & 47 Ave, 1 block south of Highway 13
The Camrose Railway Station, Museum and Gardens are open on a regular basis from Saturday of the long weekend in May to Saturday of the long weekend in September. Come and experience the warm and peaceful atmosphere of the station and the gardens. The Morgan Garden Railway consists of a G-scale Model train that runs on 200 feet of brass track. It travels through three historic model towns that were part of the Canadian Northern Railway system in the early 1900?s. Enjoy tea and homemade goodies themed pioneer lunch or tea on Saturdays from 10 am to 5pm. Enjoy a journey through our railway history by an interpreter or self-guided tour. Ride the Pump Car and experience how the crew would check the tracks.
Historical Tidbit: The Camrose Canadian Northern Railway Station is a registered historic resource and was built in 1911. Shortly after, ten trains a day traveled through Camrose as there were three railway lines. The Canadian Northern, Grande Trunk and CPR. The railway lines opened up the country. We have the Archives and Library for the Canadian Northern Society in the Camrose Station. Enjoy the stories of the people who worked on the Midland Line. The Canadian Northern Society has restored Stations at Big Valley, Meeting Creek and Donalda.
contact person: Glenys or Bruce Smith
address: Box 1174 Camrose, AB T4V 1X2
Specialty nursery offering ultra hardy fruit and martagon lily plants for sale. U pik/we pick saskatoons. Educational, fun, self guided tour of orchards. Goliath slingshot and saskatoon pies.
Hours, May 15 to Sept 9
Mon – Thurs: 8 – 4:30
contact person: Cherile Mauthe
address: Box 544, Elnora, AB, AB T0M 0Y0
phone: 403-773-2489 toll-free: 1-866-687-5268 fax: 403-773-2400
East Coulee “Big” School Museum
The Willow Tea Room in the East Coulee ?BIG? School Museum will transport you back in time. The creaky floors in the former grade 5 classrooms will always announce your arrival. We serve lunches, great desserts and offer 20 kinds of tea. Group lunches can also be booked with us. Up to 40 persons. Summer Hours: 10am-6pm daily. Winter Hours: 10am-4:30pm Mon.-Fri. address: 10 East, East Coulee, AB T0J 1B0
Hulley’s Hideaway Cafe & Art Gallery
Jimmy Jock Boardwalk, Main Street Big Valley Stop off for a homemade meal, goodies and Vivian?s famous sticky cinnamon buns. The gallery and caf? both display wonderful works by Vivian and Neil Hulley and are located on Jimmy Jock Boardwalk; Open Tues-Sat 10am-5pm and Sun. when the Stettler Steam Train is scheduled to arrive. Jimmy Jock Boardwalk is modeled after a frontier town main street. contact person: Vivian or Neil Hulley
address: Box 370, Big Valley, AB T0J 0G0
Rosebud Country Inn, Restaurant & Tea Room
A Shining Jewel in the Heart of the Badlands. Comfort, Relaxation, Superior Customer Service, Great Hospitality! There’s no place like home, unless you happen to be in Rosebud, Alberta. Then here is a place that just might be better than home. The ambiance is unmatched, the scenery spectacular and the hospitality is second to none. Off Season Rates Available for January and February. Off Season Rates Available to Groups in January. address: PO Box 631, Rosebud, AB T0J 2T0
phone: 403-677-2211 toll-free: 1-866-677-2211 fax: 403-677-2106
The Nutcracker Sweet
Mainstreet Donalda The Nutcracker Sweet offers Christmas Ornaments and Gifts All Year Round, antique Christmas ornaments and small antiques. While you are there, you can enjoy a wonderful homemade lunch, followed by a dessert such as its famous Saskatoon Pie or maybe you would like to try a Strawberry Flan, variety of milkshakes or floats or something from the Ice Cream Parlour. Open Thursday to Sunday from 12pm – 530pm. Donalda, AB
phone: 403-883-2888 fax: 403-883-2999