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An English garden on the shores of Lake of Two Mountains
Situated about 50 km from Montreal, the village stretches languidly along about 12 km of the Ottawa River where it widens to form Lake of Two Mountains.
Along the small road, the prosperous village displays its ancestral homes in French and English styles, perfectly maintained and surrounded by floral and wooded English gardens.
On the shore of Lake of Two Mountains, the Greenwood Centre for Living History (254 Main Road) occupies a historic site whose origins go back to 1732. For more than 250 years, the house and gardens have been a focal point for the Hudson community.
Near the community centre, a charming municipal park presents a country scene with its wooded area crossed by a small river, paths leading to lookouts and a beach for swimming in Lake of Two Mountains. A marina shelters a few boats while a small ferry makes it possible to reach Hudson from Oka on the opposite shore of the lake, providing a mini-cruise of a few minutes to prepare the mind for the serenity of the place. Because Hudson is like the serenity of an English garden that must not be disturbed.