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Chef’s Recipe: Currant Scones

Currant Scones are simple and delicious. They are featured as part of the Autumn High Tea menu paired with strawberry jam and D...
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Accommodation Options in Greater Victoria

Greater Victoria has great accommodation options for every type of traveller. We have partnered with the following accommodatio...
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Biking to The Butchart Gardens

It is always a pleasure for us to welcome bikers. We are pleased to work with fantastic partners who provide bicycle packages a...
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Traffic Guide: What to Know About Arriving at Peak Times

There are a few times throughout the year when visitors arriving in their own vehicles may experience a wait at the gate. This ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Gelato at The Butchart Gardens

Close your eyes and picture yourself in Italy; the sound of water trickling in the background, the delightful ambience of sitti...
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Chef’s Recipe: Chicken Pasta Salad

This summer we are pleased to provide you with a recipe that is easy, healthy and fresh. Treat yourself to this delicious (and ...
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The Gardens After Dark

By Bruce Watson, Director of Arts and Entertainment Night Illuminations was added in 1954 to commemorate the 50th anniversary ...
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Insider Knowledge about Night Illuminations

By Bruce Watson, Director of Arts and Entertainment Every summer we stay open late into the evening, allowing visitors to get ...
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Three Fun Facts About Boat Tours at The Butchart Gardens

Backing on to the immaculate floral display of The Gardens is rugged shoreline, dense forest and nearby Brentwood Bay. In the s...