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There’s nowhere else quite like Milner Gardens – a beautiful botanical retreat where a historic estate and wild garden are buffered from the rest of the world by one of the last remaining stands of old growth Coastal Douglas fir. An oasis that rejuvenates the soul while educating about and inspiring care for the natural world. A tranquil woodland garden where you can appreciate the majesty of nature along with the artistry of horticultural vision.
Enjoy the Camellia Tea Room Takeout menu in the Gardens or for your tea party at home. Tea Room Takeout is available when the Gardens are open in the same house Royals once visited. Please note: In-person dining is not available at this time.
Events in the Gardens through the year: Early Spring Saturday-Sundays in February-March, Spring, Summer & Fall Thursday-Sunday openings starting in April, Rhododendron Bloom in April-May, Fall Plant Sale in September, Fall Saturday-Sundays in October and the annual festival of lights and music - Milner Christmas Magic in December. For more event info: https://milnergardens.viu.ca/special-events
For group tour bookings or info about our educational offerings, hours, admission, directions, Camellia Tea Room, Pool House Gift Shop, Nursery/Plant Sales, and history, please phone 250-752-6153 or visit our website: www.milnergardens.viu.ca