Western Communities

 Langford, Colwood, Metchosin and Highlands

Often referred to as the West Shore or the Western Communities, these smaller communities sit just outside of the Victoria core between View Royal and Sooke. Langford is the largest of the communities that offers everything one would need in a community. Many lakes and parks and a must see is the Goldstream Provincial Park with hiking trails, visitors centre and watch the annual Chum salmon spawning every autumn.

Colwood has a vast stretch of 5 km of oceanfront. Home to the new development in Royal Bay along the oceanfront and is a fast growing community with lots to offer. Attractions to see area the Royal Roads University, Hatley Park Castle, Fort Rodd Hill and take a stroll along the Lagoon Beach and watch the big ships arrive in Victoria Harbour.

Metchosin is a beautiful rural area and perfect for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of town. Enjoy the country setting, take the family for a hike, walk along Witty's Lagoon or stop in and have lunch a My-Chosen Cafe. You will come away feeling relaxed and refreshed from the slower pace of life.

The District of Highlands has a nice balance of rural lands and the growing community of housing at Bear Mountain where you will find the famous Bear Mountain Resort and the 36 hole Nicklaus designed golf course. The rural lands boast of native plants and park lands. Those who live here are actively involved in their community to preserve its natural beauty and rural lifestyle.

Find out more about these communities by contacting City of LangfordCity of ColwoodDistrict of MetchosinDistrict of Highlands



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