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This has been a wonderful first 2 days of our trip to Victoria. We are celebrating 25 years of marriage. Perfect room & view....
- Mike and Patty Moore
Thank you for making us feel as though we were part of your home. The breakfasts were more than I had hoped for. This is definitely...
- Steve and Natasha
Thank you for a wonderful stay! We have really enjoyed breakfast with Holly, watching all the birds from the window (especially the...
- Scott & Kristen Langille
We enjoyed our time with you - Your beautiful Honeymoon Suite, the view, the birds, the good food, the perfect weather, and the...
- Michele and Stephen Bloom
Have been longing for Victoria's great scenes. This time, we paid a visit to the nearby famous scenic spot, the Hatley Castle, on...
- Burnett, Johnny, Agnes & Karen
Our two night stay here at the "Birds of a Feather" has been a bit of Heaven on Earth. After four days in downtown Victoria this has...
- Chris and Melissa
We found this wonderful place by coincidence and after a night here, we conclude that one night is just not enough to experience...
- Dixon & Joann
Lovely stay! Very relaxing and soothing for the soul. Wish we could stay longer. Thank you for the tasty breakfast. Great coffee and...
- Todd, Rose and Jodi
We stayed here for a week for our honeymoon. The room was amazing! We enjoyed watching the Canucks play at the Cross Roads - very...
- Danielle and Chris Wight
What a beautiful place for rest & relaxation! Tahnk you! We enjoyed the water, the place to stay, the BBQ etc. We were delighted...
- Kent & Mernorie

Galloping Goose Trail access to Birds of a Feather B&B

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Galloping Goose Trail Aldeane Royal Roads University

Indoor bike storage for our guests

Part of the Trans Canada Trail which traverses Canada, the Galloping Goose and Peninsula Trails form one of the most picturesque trail systems in Canada. Built upon the abandoned rail beds and trestles of that railway legacy, the Galloping Goose and Peninsula Trails connect our transportation past with our transportation future. You can travel for nearly 60 kilometers on the Galloping Goose Regional Trail. You can cycle, walk, or ride a horse along this former rail line past some of B.C.’s finest scenery.

Birds of a Feather B&B is easily accessible from the Galloping Goose Trail which makes it ideal for visitors traveling along the Goose. Loaner bicycles are available to our B&B guests. Coastal Cycles, also along the Galloping Goose trail just minutes from here also rent bicylces.

There are 2 exit points in Colwood forn easy access to Birds of a Feather B&B.

Option #1 - Ocean Blvd. Route (Scenic forest - ocean - one steep hill)

  • when the Goose comes out at Sooke Rd. across the street from Dennys go left to the intersection / traffic lights at Sooke Rd / Wale Rd. / Ocean Blvd. and follow Ocean Blvd.
  • 150 meters after getting on to Ocean Blvd. stay left to continue along Ocean Blvd. through the forest past Fort Rodd Hill & Fisgard Lighthouse, then over the bridge
  • still on Ocean Blvd. with the Esquimalt Lagoon to your right and the ocean to your left continue for 2 km until you reach Lagoon Rd where you'll turn right
  • go up (steep hill) Lagoon Rd. to Heatherbell and turn right
  • at the bottom of Heatherbell turn right on to Portsmouth; we are the very last house on the waterfront side - park your bicycles in our garage.

Galloping Goose trail access to Ocean Blvd in Colwood nex to the White Spot

 

Option #2 - Forest short-cut through Royal Roads University (downhill - red line on aerial photo below)

  • stay on the Goose until you come up alongside the entrance to Royal Roads University (traffic lights) at the Aldeane sign
  • enter RRU and follow University Drive all the way down to and along the waterfront and then loop back up to the first paved sideroad to the left (no name)
  • this sideroad is paved for a short distance and then turns in to a dirt road / path
  • go along this dirt road and at the first place where you need to choose which path to continue on choose the small trail to the left and go 100 metres to the gate in the fence where you'll come out on to a public access driveway.
  • the driveway comes out on to Heatherbell, then 200 metres along Heatherbell turn left on to Portsmouth Drive - big yellow house at the end of the road is Birds of a Feather B&B - park your bikes in our garage

bicycle access through Roayl Roads University from the Galloping Goose Trail

"Maps" above are from Google's satelite imagery - the Google map below is interactive.

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Courtesy guest bikes free to use

Courtesy Guest Bikes free to use

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