Plan your Trip: Foodie Foray
If you love farm-to-table fare, experience the best of Cowichan, straight from the source.
8:00 am | Wake up in a seaside kiwi farm at Kiwi Cove Lodge.
10:00 am | Visit the vendors at the Duncan Farmers Market, one of BC’s largest markets
12:00 pm | Sit down to fresh, local ingredients at Hudson’s on First
3:00 pm | Take a time out to wander the Kinsol Trestle, one of the tallest free-standing rail structures in the world
6:00 pm | Dine with a view at the Summit Restaurant at the Villa Eyrie Resort
Plan your Trip: Live like a Local
Slow down, savour the moment and do as the locals do in Cowichan.
9:00 am | Wake up in the forest and enjoy a farm fresh breakfast at the Farm Table Inn.
10:00 am | Savour homemade cinnamon buns and other delicious baked good at the Old Town Bakery in Ladysmith
11:00 am | Wander down to the Ladysmith harbour and visit the Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery.
2:00 pm | Tour the orchard and sip on award-winning ciders at Merridale Cidery & Distillery.
4:00 pm | Book a wine tasting and a dinner for two at the newly renovated Unsworth Vineyards.
Plan your Trip: Unmissable Artistry
Get a taste of Cowichan’s rich arts and culture with visits to local galleries, public art and more.
8:00 am | Take a morning dip in the pool and hot tub at the Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn.
9:00 am | Take a pit stop at Stocking Creek Park for a brisk rainforest walk in to the creek and waterfalls.
11:30 am | Wander the quaint fishing village of Cowichan Bay. Be sure to stop in at True Grain Bread, Wild Coast Perfumery and the Ou Gallery!
1:00 pm | Stay on the water with lunch at Bridgeman’s Bistro in Mill Bay
3:00 pm | Cruise out to Blue Grouse Estate Winery and Vineyard for an intimate wine tasting.
5:30 pm | Enjoy a fresh seafood meal at the Genoa Bay Cafe and enjoy the views over the water.
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