Shopping in the Cowichan Valley is a unique experience where each community has an array of interesting and unique shops and stores.

Places to shop

People who visit Cowichan always return home with something worth cherishing. Fond memories and an album full of photos are a given, but if you’d like something more tactile, your options are limitless. In all of our towns and villages you’ll find a wide variety of mostly independent shops and boutiques, many with one-of-a-kind items and all with friendly and welcoming staff. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find something to catch your eye, from antiques and fine art to First Nations creations, fashions, arts & crafts, jewellery and more. So diverse is the selection in Cowichan, many shopkeepers will tell you they have customers who make an annual pilgrimage here for the shopping alone.

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Arbutus Ridge Golf Club

Arbutus Ridge Golf Club

The complete golf experience! Four-star Golf Digest rated golf course, with one of the Island’s most scenic patios for an after-round meal or drink at the Satellite Bar & Grille.
3515 Telegraph Rd, Cobble Hill, BC
Mary Fox Pottery

Mary Fox Pottery

Mary Fox Pottery: Original art work to inspire, tableware to enhance your eating experience...
321 3rd Ave, Ladysmith, BC
Westholme Tea Farm

Westholme Tea Farm

At Westholme Tea Farm, we curate experiences. We take pride in cultivating our farm-grown leaves, blending the finest organic teas, and hand-crafting ceramics to accompany the flavours. Our tearoom, gallery and teashop are yours to enjoy at Canada’s only tea farm.
8350 Richards Trail, Duncan, BC
Heartwood Studio Woodturning

Heartwood Studio Woodturning

Woodturner Ken Broadland’s delightful studio offers functional salad bowls, utensils, small bowls, platters, boards, live-edge vessels and more, all made with salvaged local woods.
5846 Curry Rd, Duncan, BC

Downtown Duncan BIA (Business Improvement Area)

Downtown Duncan is the heart of the beautiful Cowichan Valley and it’s where you’ll find over 300 independent shops & services, over 25 cafés and restaurants, outdoor art displays, the Island’s largest year-round Farmers’ Market, Canada’s largest collection of outdoor totems, and much more. Located just off the highway, with more to do and see per square foot than any other city, Downtown Duncan truly is…Small. In a big way.
201-111 Station Street, Duncan, BC
Wild Coast Perfumery

Wild Coast Perfumery

Traditionally blended, aged and bottled by hand, beautiful, location inspired, all natural, artisan perfumes. Each incorporate a wild harvested element, to create authentically local fragrances.
1721 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, BC

Cycle Therapy Bikes

We are the cycling heart of Duncan because we love cycling, and we always put your needs first. Whether renting a mountain bike, a recreational, or an electric assist bike to explore Cowichan's vineyards and trails, we will get you rolling and smiling. Join in on our year-round group rides!
360 Duncan St, Duncan, BC

Sheer Essentias Lingerie & Swimwear

Sheer Essentials is your home to Vancouver Islands largest selection of specialty bra sizes and swimwear. AA 28 - M 54.
Certified Bra fitters on staff. Downtown Duncan & Mill Bay Centre.
163 Kenneth Street, Duncan, BC

Resthouse Sleep Solutions

Resthouse Sleep Solutions is your locally-owned and operated sleep shop, located in the heart of Duncan. We offer customized solutions for all individuals. Natural and organic latex mattresses, toppers, pillows, body pillows and linens. We're here to help you sleep better.
126 Station St, Duncan, BC

Bayside Goods

Bayside Goods is a new boutique in the Mill Bay Shopping Centre featuring clothing, accessories and lifestyle for men and women. All the top brands you love in a bright, modern space. @baysidegoods
150 2720 Mill Bay Road, Mill Bay Shopping Centre, Mill Bay, BC

Morgan Ann Designs Jewellery

Hand crafted sterling silver jewellery

Patryka Designs

For over 20 years, Patryka Designs has been one of Mill Bay's best known women's clothing stores. You can count on finding an incredible range of fashions in sizes 2 to 18 (regular and petite).
315 - 2720 Mill Bay Road, Mill Bay, BC


At Fabrications, you’ll find European-inspired clothing that combines quality, comfort and just the right fashion edge.
125 Kenneth Street, Duncan, BC

Live Edge Design

We design and build custom furniture for your home, your business or your project. What do you wish your furniture could do?
5195 Mearns Rd, Duncan, BC

Chroma Paint & Design Benjamin Moore Ladysmith

CHROMA PAINT & DESIGN in LADYSMITH, BC is an authorized Benjamin Moore retailer.
132B Roberts St, Ladysmith, BC

Judy Hill Gallery

If you are looking for Pacific Northwest Coast Native art, whether it's totem poles, bentwood cedar boxes, custom designed native jewelry, Cowichan Sweaters, carved masks or other unique gift items, visiting this gallery is a must.
22 Station St., Duncan, BC

Antique Addict

Professionally restored, always affordable, antique and vintage furniture. Curated collectables, new home decor plus stockers of Cottage Paint and Kramer’s Best Antique Improver.
12 Roberts Street, Ladysmith, BC

Sheer Essentials Lingerie

Sheer Essentials Lingerie offers one of the largest bra and swim selections on Vancouver Island. Carrying "AA-M" Cup. There are certified fitters on hand trained specifically to find your perfect fit.
163 Kenneth Street, Duncan, BC

Curvy Fashions

Curvy Fashions is your home for everything 14plus. Swimwear, Lingerie, and Fashion for the Fashionista in you. Learn to love your curves with Curvy Fashions downtown Duncan.
161 Jubilee Street, Duncan, BC

Chemainus Murals, Artisan Shops & Galleries

Take in the 44+ giant murals, various statues and beautiful wood carvings scattered through this picturesque town. See the thread of artistry in everything from food to apparel. Surrounded by parks, ocean and beautiful scenic vistas, this small town is a wonderful mid-island stop to stay for the day or even your base for a mid-island tour. With summer events every weekend and a multitude of festivals and concerts, you are sure to be entertained.


Welcome friends to Wishes gifts and books!
125 Station St, Duncan, BC

Imagine That! Artisans Designs

Imagine That! is an artisan-run co-operative store in Duncan in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, B.C.
251 Craig St, Duncan, BC

Lake Cowichan Country Grocer

Country Grocer is known for exceptional products, customer service, competitive pricing and community support.
83 Cowichan Lake Rd, Cowichan Lake, BC

Cowichan Artisans

The Cowichan Artisans are a group of award winning fine craft artisans who open their studios to the public year-round. Go ‘behind the scenes’, observe and interact with their creative processes. Special Open Studio Weekends are held in April and November of each year. Visit our website for full information.

Cowichan Cycles

Built on passion and fueled by great relationships, Cowichan Cycles is the people’s bike store. This is reflected by our friendly staff, creative displays, inviting lounge, and upbeat atmosphere. Our workshop is known for our approachable professionalism and we now proudly offer mountain bike rentals from Devinci and Santa Cruz!
2-2628 Beverly St, Duncan, BC

Beyond the Usual

Beyond the Usual, just as our name suggests is like no other shop that is in town. Our aim is to showcase clothing, footwear and accessories from the active surf and skate lifestyle that caters to old and young alike while inspiring you to get outdoors.
9770 Willow St, Chemainus, BC

Sheer Essentials Lingerie

Sheer Essentials is a full service Lingerie store that caters to hard to fit women and specialty sizes. We also stock SAXX for Men!
2720 Mill Bay Road, Mill Bay, BC

Garden Pantry Store

The Garden Pantry Store highlights local vendors and artisans from teas to mystical fairy doors along with a line of handmade upcycled items, "Think Again."
360 Duncan St., Duncan, BC

Lorna’s Emporium

Your local business that has what your looking for in inflatables for your water time fun, cards, homemade crafts, partyware, giftwares and household items at reasonable prices.
98 South Shore Rd, Cowichan Lake, BC

Chemainus Health Food Store

We offer a full line of organic bulk, organic groceries, specialty foods, eco-friendly , natural cleaning products, natural and organic cosmetics, vitamins & supplements, homeopathy, and ecofriendly clothing.
9738 Willow St, Chemainus, BC

Scarlett’s Second Hand Boutique

Reduce, reuse, recycle. Cool vintage stuff, Refinished and pre-loved furniture, Locally made items and now a Wicked Coffee Bar serving locally roasted Espresso by Peaks.
40 South Shore Rd, Cowichan Lake, BC

Cowichan Green Community- The Garden Pantry Store

Cowichan Green Community is a nonprofit organization focusing on increasing food security through workshops, events, summer-camp, seed farm, agriculture equipment library and food recovery programs.
360 Duncan St, Duncan, BC

Cardino’s Shoes

Cardino’s Shoes is “the” destination shoe store on Vancouver Island. It is where the discerning woman shops for her shoes. At Cardino's, we believe shoes should be functional and practical as well as beautiful and exciting-thereby giving women the confidence to be their true selves.

165 Craig St, Duncan, BC

First Leaf Vineyard & Winery Consulting

Tilman Hainle, First Leaf Principal, has been involved in the estate winery industry in Canada from its beginnings, He has pioneered products, concepts and practices that are now standard throughout the industry.

Curvy Fashions

Curvy Fashions is a Women’s clothing store that specializes in sizes 12 Plus. We carry everything from Woman’s Fashions ,Swimwear, Lingerie , and Sleepwear, to Wide calf Boots and Accessories .
161 Jubilee Street , Duncan, BC

Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit

Discover the very best of Canada’s only year-round motorsport facility and get a taste of life on the track through our available Circuit experience packages. Or come and visit us for a complimentary tour!
4063 Cowichan Valley Hwy, Cowichan Lake, Duncan, BC

Marvellous Cakes

At Marvellous Cakes, Sarah creates the most stunning array of custom cakes, classic french macarons, cupcakes, pastries and birthday cakes that Duncan has to offer. Serving not only the Cowichan Valley but all of Vancouver Island.
6455 Woodgrove Place, Duncan, BC

Heritage Pawn Brokers

We provide professional and discrete solutions to your cash flow problems. We Buy, Sell and Pawn many items including jewelry, music and audio related, video games and tools.
430 Whistler Street, Duncan, BC

Coventry Woodworks

Custom furniture, interiors and automotive woodwork
1290 Dale Pl, Cobble Hill, BC

Dot’s Shoe Store

Lake Cowichan's only shoe store since 1965.
42 South Shore Rd, Cowichan Lake, BC

Old Farm Market

The Old Farm Market is situated on the southern outskirts of the beautiful town of “The City of Totems” Duncan B.C. From fresh high quality, locally grown fruits and vegetables, a bustling deli, the islands best ice cream stand and it’s funky ecliptic gift shop, The Old Farm Market has something for everyone.
5164 Francis St, Duncan, BC

Whippletree Junction

This shopping centre has many new business's taking up residence so do come by for and join many visitors at The Coffee Shack and tour of Historic Whippletree Junction.
4705 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan, BC

Cowichan Valley Running

Cowichan Valley Running is more than just a store; we're a community where every level of runner is welcome. See us for the best gear and tips on the area’s running sweet spots.
118-2720 Mill Bay Centre, Mill Bay, BC

A farmers market meets the internet for convenient year-round shopping at the Cow-op. We are a non-profit farmer and food processor co-operative with an online marketplace of locally grown and harvested food.
360 Duncan St., Duncan, BC

The Red Balloon Toy Shop

We hear "It's the best toyshop in the whole wide world" so often that it must be true! We have something for everyone - in every price range. Our staff will be happy to help you find that perfect gift or show you our latest neat arrivals!
158 Craig St, Duncan, BC

Pacific Northwest Raptors

Fairburn Farm

Cowichan Knitters

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