Willows Beach Statistics


What are the activities at Willows Beach ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Willows Beach?

Willows Beach, Victoria is a beachfront in the Municipality of Oak Bay, in Victoria, British Columbia. Along Willows Beach is Willows Park, where a tea-room is run by the Kiwanis Club in spring and summer. It takes its name from the Willows Fairground built in 1891 and which remained Greater Victoria's main horse-racing venue during the early years of the twentieth century. The Willows Racetrack was situated nearly a kilometre inland from the beach, so named because of the willow trees that grew there. This was the site of the ancient Salish Sea seaport of Sitchanalth. Archaeological digs have identified a Coast Salish permanent encampment of several thousand people for generations. The centre of the community was at the mouth of Bowker Creek where currently the well known private school Glenlyon Norfolk School (GNS) is located. This is the site of what is hypothesized to be the main long-house of the village. The latest theory is that the whole seaport was destroyed by the Great Salish Sea (Seattle) Tsunami of 930AD

The Willows Beach is located in the city of Victoria, in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It's a beautiful sandy beach that stretches for over a kilometer, and it's a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and playing in the sand. There's also a playground and a few restaurants and cafes nearby, making it the perfect place to spend a day or afternoon.



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Open 24 hours every day
Coordinates
48.4330412 -123.3038901

What are the coordinates and address of Willows Beach?

Willows Beach
(250) 953-2033
Willows Beach, Esplanade, Oak Bay, BC 000, Canada

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at the Willows Beach is to drive there.

Why visit Willows Beach

The Willows Beach in British Columbia is a great place to visit because it has a lot of different activities to do. There is a playground, a beach, a pier, and a lot of restaurants and stores nearby. The beach is great for swimming, sunbathing, and playing in the sand. The pier is perfect for fishing, and there are plenty of restaurants and stores nearby if you need to buy food or drinks.

Is Willows Beach in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

Willows Beach is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of things to do, including swimming, sunbathing, and playing on the beach.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Willows Beach in British Columbia are swimming, sunbathing, and walking along the beach.

-Take a walk or bike ride on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail

-Visit the Victoria Butterfly Gardens

-Explore the Royal BC Museum

-Stroll through Beacon Hill Park

-Check out the shops and restaurants in downtown Victoria

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant - This restaurant is located on the water and offers amazing views of the ocean and the surrounding area.

2. Cactus Club Cafe - This restaurant is known for its amazing food and its unique atmosphere.

3. Earls Kitchen + Bar - This restaurant is known for its fresh and innovative menu items.

4. White Spot - This restaurant is a local favorite and offers a wide variety of menu items.

5. Browns Socialhouse - This restaurant is perfect for those who are looking for a casual dining experience.




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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