Craigdarroch Castle

Interesting
Built by Robert Dunsmuir, this former centre of Victoria's society (one Dunsmuir son became premier of the province and later lieutenant-governor) once stood amid 11ha/27 acres of gardens. The house has been gradually restored to its 1880s grandeur. Note the wood-panelled hall and massive oak staircase. On sunny days, dozens of stained-glass windows create rainbows of light. A large dance hall is found on the fourth floor, and from the top of the tower (accessible from dance hall) there is a good view of Victoria.

Useful information

Address : 

1050 Joan Crescent

Phone:

+1 250-592-5323

Price:

13.75 $ (-13 years old 5 $)

Opening hours

mid Jun-early Sep: 9am-7pm; rest of year: 10am-4.30pm - closed 1 Jan, 25-26 Dec

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