Royal Roads University and Hatley Park is a National Historic Site and one of the few Edwardian estates in Canada with its key structural elements intact. This is also the home of Hatley Castle with a landscape with six different sublime qualities to which a great garden can aspire. Grouped in their traditional complementary pairs, they are spaciousness & seclusion, artifice & antiquity, watercourses & panoramas. In addition to these desirable attributes Hatley park has a healing restorative landscape and unique atmosphere unsurpassed by any garden in Canada that includes a Japanese, Italian, and Rose garden. Visit us today!
2005 Sooke Road, Victoria, V9B 5Y2
Children Friendly Garden
Restaurant on Site
Accessible by Public Transit
Parking on Site
Docent Guided Tours
Tour Bus Parking
Canada's Garden Route Spokesperson
Author of "A Garden Lover's Guide to Canada"
Getting someone to visit a garden in summer is a snap: we all know gardens are striking in the summer months, with flowers galore. But what about fall? Garden visitors diminish with falling temperatures, as if they’re convinced the show is over as of Labour Day. But it isn’t. There’s still plenty to see in Canada’s public gardens right up until snowfall and even beyond.