Saturday, December 3rd, 2022

ABOUT Dundas

Diverse & Picturesque

This beautiful valley is bounded north and south by two sides of the Niagara Escarpment with Cootes Paradise wetlands on the east and conservation lands to the west. Dundas boasts a proximity to the area's natural wonders and a shopping area that combines sophistication with a welcome small-town feeling. It remains one of the most desirable areas in Hamilton to raise families. 

Among its many gems, Dundas houses a highly regarded independent art school, Dundas Valley School of Art. DVSA dates back more than 40 years to its founding by two art-minded citizens, Marion Farnan and Emily Dutton, who recognized the need for professional art instruction in the area. With a student enrollment just over 3,800, the DVSA offers part-time programs to residents from children to seniors and full-time programs to area high school students and post-grad students from other universities. In 1998 a new diploma program was launched with McMaster University. The Dundas Valley Historical Society promotes awareness of local history and the Dundas Museum & Archives highlights the stories of people and events that have shaped this beautiful valley town.

Take a stroll through Dundas and experience the unique charm and ambiance of a small historic town, from old buildings and quaint restaurants, to a host of specialty shops and food emporiums.



Serene and picturesque, this Valley Town is known for it's historic community and stunning 19th century architecture. The community of roughly 25,000 offers a truly unique and diverse mix of professionals, students and artists.


·Augustine Catholic Elementary School ·Avalon Music Academy ·Bernadette Catholic Elementary School ·Dundas Central Public School ·Dundana Elementary School ·Dundas Valley School of Art ·Sir William Osler ·Dundas Valley Secondary School


·HSR Public Transit ·Many households rely on personal vehicle for transportation


Whether you're hiking along the famous Niagara Escarpment Bruce Trail, or to the top of Dundas Peak, there is certainly no shortage of adventure to be found. Offering multiple parks and waterfalls, such as Tew's and Webster Falls.

Things You’ll Love

The historical village of Dundas provides a quaint setting and great walkability to unique shops. The Historical District showcases stunning properties, and the Dundas Driving Park attracts families from the entire city of Hamilton.


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