Willington, Connecticut is a small rural town with an abundance of nature, located in Tolland County. Willington is adjacent to the Willimantic River, on the west side of the town. Although this town is mostly built up of nature and its scenery, there is a shopping center and is close to the University of Connecticut. There are many state parks and open campgrounds to explore in Connecticut! Some tourist attractions in Willington include the Wilderness Lake Campground & Resort, Gillette Castle State Park, Nipmuck State Forest and many others.