sights to see


Explore Ladysmith and the Cowichan Valley

There are endless activities by the ocean, visit wineries or take one of the many great hiking trails and enjoy it’s views.

It’s your adventure! If that means reading a book, sipping a latte, hiking Holland Creek or surrounding trails, kayaking, unique or fun dining, shopping or going to live theatre, we are your central island place to stay! So give us a call and let us help you plan your anytime getaway.

If it’s peace and quiet you need or even a group retreat, we are here to make you comfortable.

This is our Home! We will be pleased to suggest activities and help you plan your day trips from our mid-island location.


Upcoming Ladysmith and Area Activities

Island famous Old Town Bakery (you’ve got to try the cinnamon buns!)
Wild Poppy Gluten/Peanut Free Bistro
Iron Works Café and Creperie
Antique Shops and Museums


Mural Walk


Totem Walk
Downtown Shops

Afternoon/Day Outings



Nanaimo Harbor

Nanoose Bay, Parksville

Rathtrevor Beach

Qualicum and Qualicum Beach

Milner Gardens
Qualicum Beach Park and promenade


Lake Cowichan, Cowichan Bay, Maple Bay, Mill Bay, Genoa Bay
Raptors Centre
Westholme Tea Farm
Ocean Encoventures – Whale watching and Charters

Hiking trails, walking paths

Holland Creek Trail
Stocking Creek Trail
Kinsol Trestle
Cable Bay
Canada Trail/Cowichan Trail


Wineries, Cidery and Farms

Averill Creek Winery
Blue Grouse Estate Winery
Damali Lavender and Winery
Glenterra Vineyards Winery
Merridale Cider
Rocky Creek Winery
Silverside Farm
Vigneti Zanatta Vineyard
Unsworth Vineyards
Westholme Tea Farm

Seasonal Markets

Yellowpoint Farmers Market
Duncan Farmers Market
Saltspring Island Farmers Market

Evening Recommendations

    Excellent dining choices

Fox and Hound Pub, Ladysmith
Crow and Gate Pub, Yellowpoint
Mahle House, Cedar
Maya Norte, Ladysmith


Chemainus Theatre has a wonderful season in store for you! Come stay in our pretty Victorian replica B&B just a 15 minute drive to the theatre!

April 9 – May 3

Ladysmith Little Theater

Day Outings

Transfer Beach – Sea Legs Kayaking, swimming, kids waterpark & playground
Vancouver Island Soaring Centre – Aerial tours and site seeing – Port Alberni
Cheers Wine Tours Cowichan
Avatar Loop Drive – Lake Cowichan, Port Renfrue, Sooke and Victoria
Mount Washington Ski Hill
Guided Spelunking – Horn Lake Caves
Aerial Fun – Wildplay Element Parks

and much more!!!!….

Beautiful B&B

Wunderschönes B&B, liebevoll und geschmackvoll eingerichtet, persönlich und professionell geführt, sehr gutes Frühstück, Kaffee/ Tee /Obst/ Gebäck steht immer bereit

Beautiful B&B, lovingly and tastefully furnished, personally and professionally run, very good breakfast, coffee/tea/Obst/pastries is always ready.

Brigitte June 25, 2018

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