The Garden and Wildlife Art of David Dunn

The Garden and Wildlife Art of David DunnThe Garden and Wildlife Art of David Dunn

Rideau Woodland Ramble



Opening Update

Rideau Woodland Ramble will open for its 20th season on Tuesday May 12 at 9am.Covid 19 Protocols and social distancing criteria will be in effect.

 Art, Jazz and the Garden 2020 is cancelled.

That said, we hope you are all well and safe. We will stay in touch as things evolve.

Stay Home...…..

David Dunn and Robert Caron

May 7  2020

Rideau Woodland Ramble is a Garden Centre and Display Gardens situated on 7 acres of woodland near Merrickville Ontario. Its mission is “to capture the imagination of gardeners and collectors”, in a woodland setting, showcasing and selling rare and unusual Hostas, Grasses, Conifers, Magnolias, and a range of shrubs, trees and perennials. 

The Ramble is also the home of the Pavilion Gallery, the home of the Garden and Wildlife Art of David Dunn.

The operation is located at 7210 Burritt’s Rapids Rd, County Rd 23, Merrickville, with mailing at P O Box 348 Merrickville Ontario K0G 1N0. We are just 30 minutes south of Ottawa and are proud to be a member of the Burritt’s Rapids, Merrickville and Kemptville (North Grenville) communities, and near the World Heritage site of the Rideau Canal System. 

The Ramble can be reached at 613-258-3797, or You can find us on Facebook as well.

The Ramble was initiated in 1999 with initial site clearing. The majority of infrastructure was created in 2000, with the Centre opening in the fall of that year. Dave Dunn and Rob Caron were extremely honored and proud to have received the Canadian Garden Council 2015 Destination Garden Centre of the Year Award at the North American Garden Tourism Conference held in Toronto on March 17, 2015, and to be awarded the designation of Canada 150 Garden Experience in 2017. The Ramble is also a proud member of the Thousand Islands and Rideau Canal Garden Trail.


Coming Events

The 2019 Edition of Art, Jazz and the Garden will happen Saturday June 15 from 9am to 5pm during Canada's Garden Days....stay tuned for more info!


Watch the Ramble's website and Facebook page for details on sales , and special events.


We will keep you informed of all the news at the Ramble.....