Photographer at Historic Stewart Farm

Historic Stewart Farm is the perfect backdrop! Ask us about taking photos at our magical location.

Professional and group photography at Elgin Heritage Park & Historic Stewart Farm requires a no-cost photography permit.

The heritage grounds are a photographer favorite, complete with rustic barn, farmhouse porch, heirloom garden and even the Nicomekl River as a backdrop. We welcome respectful photographers to use the grounds as their backdrop. Professional and group photography requires a permit as of May 1, 2022. 

Photography Permits

Professional and group photography at Elgin Heritage Park & Historic Stewart Farm requires a no-cost permit. 

Book your free photography permit

Due to a high volume of inquiries, submit your request at least seven days before your photoshoot. Once processed, we will email you a permit.

Book your photography permit using the online form linked below or call 604-501-5050.

Book your Photography Permit

Limousine and chartered buses

Limousine and chartered buses are not permitted to park on-site.

  • Drop-off is at the roundabout by Ward’s Marina.
  • Use off-site parking for the duration of the session.

Photography Guidelines

Get the Shot and Preserve Heritage

While taking photos, ensure there is no damage to the various forms of history onsite.

  • Stay out of garden beds
  • Photography is not permitted inside the buildings
  • Do not smoke or drink alcohol on the park grounds
  • Do not sit on the verandah and fences
  • Leave benches and other items where they are
  • Do not use smoke grenades or other such devices

Enjoy the Stillness of Nature

Be mindful of other patrons enjoying the park. Remember, in accordance with Parks Bylaw 13480, alcohol is not permitted on the Historic Stewart Farm property.

The site is a favorite for personal family and nature photographers. Large groups may wish to explore other locations. Permits are required for group photography.

Tag Us!

Remember to tag us in your beautiful shots with #HistoricStewartFarm!