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Southwold Earthworks is near the town of St. Thomas, Ontario, just 30 km from London, Ontario. Spend an hour wandering the area, enjoying the shade of the towering trees and reading the informative plaques that tell the story of the Attiwandaron (Neutral Iroquois) and the village that once stood on this land.

Getting here


7930 Iona Road
Fingal ON N0L 1K0

By car
Take 401 to the Iona side road, exit 157, south towards the Lake. It is approximately 20 kilometers down on your left.

Hours of operation

Southwold Earthworks National Historic Site is open year round to the public for self-guided visits.


Free admission

Facilities and services

Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Picnic area Picnic area
Information Information
Parking Parking

Southwold Earthworks National Historic Site is open to the public for self-guided visits. The site includes interpretive exhibits, picnic facilities, a privy and garbage receptacles.

Quick facts

  • Southwold Earthworks spans a 5.5 acre area in farm country near St. Thomas, Ontario.
  • Once the site of a thriving Attiwandaron (Neutral Iroquois) village of longhouses and palisades, the site now has earthworks that contain rare archaeological remains.
  • On-site memorial plaques offer information about the original settlement and its inhabitants.