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My driving tour around southern vancouver island

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    Abkhazi Garden

    Victoria, BC

    Created in 1946 by Prince & Princess Abkhazi, Abkhazi Garden is a heritage garden famous for its majestic trees & dramatic site. Stay for lunch or afternoon tea in the original home & visit our Shop in the Garden.

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    Craigdarroch Castle

    Victoria

    Coal baron Robert Dunsmuir was the wealthiest and most influential man of his time in British Columbia. He died in 1889 leaving his entire estate to his wife Joan who lived in the Castle until her death in 1908.

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    Wentworth Villa

    Victoria

    An Architectural Heritage Museum dedicated to the beauty of historic homes of the Victoria, BC area, their preservation, documentation and popularization. A museum telling stories of homes, the people who built them and those who inhabited them.

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    Dashwood Manor

    Victoria, BC

    With wonderful ocean views, Dashwood Manor is Victoria’s only seaside heritage B&B in walking distance to downtown. 11 unique & spacious guest rooms, all featuring breathtaking views. Private bathrooms, jetted tubs, fireplaces.

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    Emily Carr House

    Victoria, BC

    We welcome you to explore Emily Carr House, birthplace of one of Canada’s most renowned creative figures. This painstakingly restored Victorian villa is the wellspring for celebrated artist and author Emily Carr.

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    Hatley Park – National Historic Site

    Victoria, BC

    Come and experience the splendour of Hatley Park, Canada’s largest and most diverse national historic site, just 20 minutes from downtown Victoria.

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    Old Farm B&B

    Cowichan Bay, BC

    The Old Farm Bed and Breakfast is a wonderful heritage home situated at the edge of Cowichan Bay on Vancouver Island, an easy 40 minute drive north of Victoria, British Columbia.

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    Providence Farm

    Duncan, BC

    Enjoy a visit to historic Providence Farm, a 160 ha (400 ac) therapeutic organic farm in the Cowichan Valley.

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    Point Ellice House

    Victoria

    Built in 1861, Point Ellice House is the only known pioneer home in Victoria with many household items and furnishings that were used by three generations of one family, for over 108 years.

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