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A tiny farming village in the Cowichan Valley, Cobble Hill is surrounded by a picturesque landscape and enveloped by a warm climate. The Cowichan Valley is characterized by diverse landscapes of forests, freshwater lakes, saltwater beaches and marinas, farmland and vineyards.

Vineyards and wineries have sprung up all around and, as Cobble Hill’s galleries attest, it’s also a creative community for painters, sculptors, potters and totem pole carvers.

Population: 14,040 (Area)

Location: Cobble Hill is located in the Cowichan Valley, 4.5 miles (7 km) north of the Shawnigan Lake/Mill Bay Road on Highway 1, and 30 miles (48 km) north of Victoria.

Cobble Hill Fair: Don’t miss the old-fashioned Cobble Hill Fair, real country fair held annually at the Cobble Hill Fair Grounds on the fourth Saturday in August. The Cobble Hill Fair and Exhibition has delighted visitors with agricultural displays, livestock, and great family entertainment since 1909.

For a breathtaking view, climb Cobble Hill Mountain in Quarry Regional Wilderness Park – a featured site in the movie Little Women. Parts of the old Quarry and its history can still be found – watch for the picnic site that displays a 1914 steam compressor.

Heritage Sites: Visit historic sites throughout Cobble Hill, including the Bakery, Post Office and the Market.

Shopping: Browse through the antique shops, boutiques, and art galleries in Cobble Hill.

Golf: Surrounded by tranquil landscapes and stunning views, the challenging par 71, 18-hole Arbutus Ridge Golf Club championship golf course in Cobble Hill is playable virtually year round due to the temperate climate of southern Vancouver Island. Courses in nearby Duncan include the Cowichan Golf and Country Club and Duncan Meadows Golf and Country Club. Vancouver Island Golf Vacations.

Cherry Point Nature Observation Park offers fabulous ocean views of Satellite Channel and Saltspring Island to enjoy. Ideal for family outings, explore the rich sea life found on the long sandy shores. Bring along beach shoes to best enjoy the environment and a pair of binoculars to observe the birdlife.

Horseback Riding: Mount up, partner, and enjoy the beautiful scenic tracks, hills and countryside, sweeping ocean and valley views. Experience the unspoiled West Coast wilderness on horseback. Whether skilled or novice, large group or small, swing yourself up into a weathered saddle on a trusty steed – the island’s friendly stables are waiting to help you play cowpoke for a spell!

Cowichan Valley Wineries: Up the Malahat just north of Victoria, the Vancouver Island wine route begins at Mill Bay, at the Merridale Estate Cidery, and then heads north to Cowichan Bay and Cobble Hill, and the Cherry Point Vineyards. Most wineries invite visitors for wine tastings and tours. Some even serve delicious food to complement the wine. As you tour, you may view the entire process from crushing to bottling, each winery uniquely different. What better place to sample and select your favourite beverage than the winery itself. Be sure to take home a bottle of the region’s finest when you leave.

North of Cobble Hill is the village of Cowichan Bay. The community and the surrounding area is home to a host of artists, craftspeople, and cottage industries – including some fine local wineries.

South of Cobble Hill are the communities of Shawnigan Lake, a fashionable summer recreation area and favourite weekend getaway spot, and Mill Bay at the south end of the Cowichan Valley. Travellers on the Island Highway can stop in at Mill Bay and enjoy the village’s quiet waterfront streets and wonderful Gulf Island views.

Premier Listings

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Arbutus Ridge Golf Club
3515 Telegraph Road Cobble Hill BC V0R 1L4 Home Phone: 250-743-5000Work Fax: 250-743-5518Work Phone: 1-800-446-5322Visit Website

Biographical Info

Arbutus Ridge Golf Club is located in the seaside community of Cobble Hill on Vancouver Island, a scenic 40-minute drive from Victoria and Nanaimo and just 10 minutes away from the cultural city of Duncan. Arbutus Ridge is rated the #1 Destination Golf Course in British Columbia and the legendary 17th hole is ranked One of the Top 18 Golf Holes on Vancouver Island.

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Cobble House Bed & Breakfast
3105 Cameron-Taggart Road Cobble Hill BC V0R 1L6 Home Phone: 250-743-2672Work Phone: 1-866-743-2672Visit Website

Biographical Info

Cobble House Bed & Breakfast is located in Vancouver Island’s Wine Country, the Cowichan Valley, just 45 minutes north of Victoria and 60 minutes south of Nanaimo. Centrally located for exploring southern Vancouver Island in different directions, Cobble House B&B is nestled in a 40-acre private natural forest, with Shawnigan Creek flowing by along one side.

Our three guest rooms are spacious, comfortable, smoke free and well equipped, all with private bathroom and comfortable sitting areas. Start your day right with a delicious full breakfast in our lovely dining room. If you want to unwind with a relaxing Vancouver Island getaway, we offer that peace and tranquility and relaxed atmosphere. Wir sprechen Deutsch. Wij spreken Nederlands.

Wildlife is a daily occurrence. Relax on our flower-filled deck in the summer to enjoy the birds and hummingbirds at their feeders. Deer will often wander by and occasionally elk or bear pay a visit. We’ve also seen mink, many owls and even river otters on the lawn!

Enjoy the many outdoor activities the Cowichan Valley has to offer, from golf, horseback riding, boating, and whale watching to kayaking, fishing, mountain biking, cycling and hiking. Walk the Trans Canada Trail and the famous Kinsol Trestle. Bring your bike to cycle the wineries. Enjoy afternoon tea at the Tea Farm, the only place in Canada to grow tea. You can meet a water buffalo herd, smell the lavender, visit the Chemainus murals, immerse yourself in native culture, or watch the Raptors fly. There really is something to suit everyone’s interests and we’re happy to assist you with all the information you need.

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