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Butchart Gardens hiking , Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

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Why choose a trail at Butchart Gardens?

The Butchart Gardens are a series of gardens located in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia. The gardens were created by Jennie Butchart in 1904, and have been open to the public since 1906. The gardens are now owned and operated by the National Trust of Canada.

The Butchart Gardens are made up of several different gardens, each with its own unique theme. There is the Sunken Garden, which features a large pond and a variety of flowers and plants; the Italian Garden, which is home to a number of statues and fountains; and the Japanese Garden, which features a traditional pagoda and a koi pond.

One of the most popular attractions at the Butchart Gardens is the Floral Clock. This clock is made up of thousands of flowers, and it changes design every month.

The Butchart Gardens are a beautiful place to visit any time of year, but they are especially stunning in the springtime, when all the flowers are in bloom. If you're looking for a peaceful place to relax and take in some natural beauty, then the Butchart Gardens are definitely worth checking out.


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Access fee $ 0.00
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From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-123.4706261
48.5635765

What are the coordinates and address ?

The Butchart Gardens
(250) 652-4422
800 Benvenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1J8, Canada

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Starting Point

The Butchart Gardens are located in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia. The easiest way to get there is by car.

Why visit Butchart Gardens

The Butchart Gardens are a must-see for any visitor to British Columbia. The gardens are located in the town of Brentwood Bay, just a short drive from Victoria. The gardens are home to more than 50 acres of gardens, with something for everyone to enjoy. There are beautiful floral displays, ponds, and fountains, as well as a children's play area and a restaurant. The gardens are open every day of the year, and there is always something new to see.

Is Butchart Gardens in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

Butchart Gardens is a great place for the whole family. There are activities for children of all ages, as well as beautiful gardens and landscapes to enjoy.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Butchart Gardens in British Columbia are hiking and biking. There are also a few wineries and breweries in the area that are worth checking out.

The Butchart Gardens are a must-see when in the area. There are also many other activities to enjoy near the gardens, including:

- Hiking and biking trails in the nearby parklands

- Kayaking and canoeing on the Saanich Inlet

- Shopping and dining in downtown Victoria

- Visiting other local attractions, such as the Royal BC Museum and Craigdarroch Castle

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Grouse Estate Winery Restaurant - This restaurant is located in a beautiful winery setting and offers a unique menu that features local ingredients.

2. The Brentwood Bay Resort and Spa - This resort offers several dining options, including a casual pub and a fine dining restaurant with stunning views of the gardens.

3. The Butchart Gardens Tea House - This tea house is located in the gardens and offers a wide variety of tea options as well as light snacks.

4. The Fish House - This seafood restaurant is located in Sidney and offers fresh, local seafood dishes.

5. The Lighthouse Pub - This pub is located in Sidney and offers a wide variety of pub fare, including fish and chips, burgers, and sandwiches.

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Is the place are families friendly?

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Is there an information center / service center / reception?

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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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