Road to Avonlea is a television series which was first broadcast in Canada and the United States between 1990 and 1996. It was created by Kevin Sullivan and produced by Sullivan Films in association with CBC and the Disney Channel, with additional funding from Telefilm Canada.

It was adapted from the following books by L.M. Montgomery: The Story Girl, The Golden Road, Chronicles of Avonlea and Further Chronicles of Avonlea.

Some episodes of the show were turned into the independent books by different authors. There have been around 30 titles released.

In the United States, its title was shortened to simply Avonlea, and a number of episodes were re-titled and re-ordered. When the series was released on VHS and DVD in the United States, the title changed from Road to Avonlea to Tales from Avonlea.

The series is set in the fictional small town of Avonlea, Prince Edward Island, in the early 20th century. There, 10-year-old Montreal heiress Sara Stanley is sent by her wealthy father to live with her two maiden aunts, Hetty and Olivia King, to be near her late mother's side of the family. The show's focus shifted over the years from Sara's interactions with her new-found relatives, to stories about the King family. Later seasons of the show focused more on residents of Avonlea who were connected to the King family. Sarah Polley left the show in 1994, returning for one guest appearance in the 6th season and one in 7th season.

Series Cast

  1. Sarah Polley

    Sarah Polley

    Sara Stanley

    91 Episodes

  2. Jackie Burroughs

    Jackie Burroughs

    Hetty King

    91 Episodes

  3. Mag Ruffman

    Mag Ruffman

    Olivia King/Olivia Dale

    91 Episodes

  4. Lally Cadeau

    Lally Cadeau

    Janet King

    91 Episodes

  5. Gema Zamprogna

    Gema Zamprogna

    Felicty King

    91 Episodes

  6. Cedric Smith

    Cedric Smith

    Alec King

    91 Episodes

  7. Zachary Bennett

    Zachary Bennett

    Felix King

    91 Episodes

  8. Patricia Hamilton

    Rachel Lynde

    91 Episodes

  9. Michael Mahonen

    Gus Pike

    91 Episodes

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Last Season

Road to Avonlea

Season 7

1996 | 13 Episodes

Season 7 of Road to Avonlea premiered on January 14, 1996.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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