July 28th was a day many people on Vancouver Island had looked forward to over the last several years. It was the official opening, or actually the re-opening, of the historic Kinsol Trestle near Shawnigan Lake in the Cowichan Valley. There was a great crowd in attendance at a well organized event. Almost a year […]
On Saturday June 25th, 2011, our village of Cobble Hill on Vancouver Island is having a Community Celebration to mark a century of operation for the Cobble Hill Market. A variety of community organizations will be hosting entertainment and stage events open to the whole family. The building that houses the Cobble Hill Market was […]
As another year draws to a close, I like to reflect on the guests that stayed with us this year. We met wonderful folks from all parts of BC, and from most Canadian provinces; from all the way down the US west coast and from several eastern states and from Florida. Travelers arrived from the […]
Last Sunday I took a drive out to Keating Farm Estate, a property acquired by The Land Conservancy about 5 years ago. The farm is located on Miller Road near Duncan and is only open to the public on Sunday afternoons between 1 – 4 pm during the summer, until September 19th. The property is about […]
Earlier this month rehabilitation work on the historic Kinsol Trestle was finally begun. The trestle is the missing link in the Cowichan Valley Trail, the local section of the Trans Canada Trail. A local Cobble Hill company is the timber specialist contractor on the job and has started work on the core structure, replacing timbers […]
Come and celebrate Canada’s birthday in the Cowichan Valley with a stay at Cobble House B&B, and check out some Canadian artists and artisans during the Visions Cowichan Valley Summer Tour & Sale from July 1 – 5. This annual tour is now in its 26th year and invites you to visit 20 artist studios from […]
A scene captured at Cobble House Bed & Breakfast in the Cowichan Valley.