This verdant isle was born of a combination of First Nations and European history, and is home to some of the most enchanting heritage buildings and museums in the province’s capital, Victoria. A population boom from the gold rush helped form Vancouver Island, a region with magnificent Aboriginal heritage, British traditions and diverse eco-systems.

Abbeymoore Manor Historic B&B Inn

Unwind and relax in the historic Rockland district of Victoria. Abbeymoore Manor is an outstanding period mansion built in 1912. It sits amongst the castles, gardens and tree lined streets of ”Old Victoria”.

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Abkhazi Garden

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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Alberni Pacific Railway

Come Ride the Rails on the Alberni Pacific Railway. You can board the train pulled by our completely restored 1929 Baldwin ex-logging locomotive at the 1912 CPR Station and ride out to the McLean Mill National Historic Site.

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Bard & Banker

Victoria’s newest landmark pub, the Bard & Banker is located on the corner of Fort St and Government St downtown Victoria, BC.

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Beacon Hill

Dallas Road below Beacon Hill Death, Life and happiness are in the story of Beacon Hill. On these headlands where an ardent people once buried their dead, early settlers erected beacons to guide mariners past dangerous Brotchie Ledge.

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Beaconsfield Inn

Welcome to the Beaconsfield Inn; our Inn is located in the heart of Victoria, British Columbia.

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Brasserie L’Ecole

Brasserie L’Ecole is the small French bistro owned and operated by Sommelier Marc Morrison and Chef Sean Brennan. Brasserie is defined as ”an unpretentious restaurant that serves drinks, esp. beer, and simple or hearty food”.

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Comox Air Force Museum

Welcome to Milner Gardens & Woodland, a seaside estate garden in the natural coastal Douglas Fir woodland of Qualicum Beach. Experience the magic of 24 hectares of woodland and 4 hectares of garden surrounding a heritage house.

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Dashwood Manor

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

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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Fish Tales Café

Dine in a cozy tudor-style 1940s home and enjoy the Fish Tales Café’s world-famous fish and chips. Also featuring a variety of Fresh Seafood, AAA Sterling Silver Steaks, Chicken, Salad, Homemade Soup, Dessert and More!

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Greystone Manor

This beautiful waterfront heritage home built in 1918, boasts beautiful English gardens overlooking Comox Bay & Coast Mountains; private baths; guest sitting room with fridge & tea/coffee; queen & twin beds; full home cooked breakfast; hosts from Bath, England; waterfront

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Humboldt House

Built in 1893, The Humboldt House has been authentically renovated to reflect the Victorian era. Once a single family home, this luxury bed & breakfast now features 6 themed guest rooms with large Jacuzzi baths, wood-burning fireplaces, and exquisite decor.

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James Bay Inn

An ideal location in Victoria’s quiet heritage residential neighbourhood, facing Via Avalon & the ever pleasant Beacon Hill Park. The beach is down our street.

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Ladysmith’s Award-Winning Heritage Route

The Ladysmith Heritage Route highlights Ladysmith’s history of coal mining, forestry, rail and marine industry. The Route provides a link from our living heritage downtown to the working waterfront and Transfer Beach Park.

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Ladysmith’s Heritage Buildings

Ladysmith’s iconic downtown streetscape remains a wonderful reminder of the town’s colourful and sometimes turbulent past. The diverse group of heritage structures of this time period is a vibrant legacy and source of community pride.

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Maritime Discovery Centre

Experience the rich maritime history of the Alberni Valley, Alberni Inlet, Barkley Sound and Vancouver Island’s rugged west coast.

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Maritime Museum of British Columbia

The Maritime Museum of BC first opened its doors to the public in 1955 as a naval museum located on Signal Hill just outside the gates of the HMC Dockyard in Esquimalt.

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