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Milner Gardens & Woodland

2179 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1G1, Canada
+1 250-752-6153
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A nice combination of old growth forest and cultured gardens.

We were a bit surprised at the $11.00 per person admission fee but also understand that admission... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Queen Elizabeth liked it. So did we.

We spent an hour wandering about the grounds on the first of May. The rhodos are late this year so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ken M
Victoria BC
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea room” (25 reviews)
“tea house” (17 reviews)
“scones” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 04:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2179 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1G1, Canada
+1 250-752-6153
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a bit surprised at the $11.00 per person admission fee but also understand that admission revenue is a major portion of their budget. You walk through a stand of some old growth Douglas Fir and Western Cedar as you head down towards the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent an hour wandering about the grounds on the first of May. The rhodos are late this year so we missed some of the show. You walk oceanward on one forest path, back on another. The "manor" by the sea serves scones and tea...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the sea view from the garden near the tearoom.walked through the peaceful forest trail, checked out the plants for sale, and enjoyed delicious scones with jam and tea in the romantic English tea room overlooking the garden.

Thank Pearlpeony
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my elderly mother there for Lunch, we enjoyed the home made soup and scones, wandered about and enjoyed a peaceful afternoon. There is also a nice little Gift shop where we found a few must-haves. A very nice place to meander the afternoon...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the beautiful walk through the forest from the parking lot. Beauty at every turn with huge trees, native plants and flowers,pools,statues and at the bottom.of the expansive lawn,an amazing view across the water to the mountains on the mainland. There are facilities for...More

Thank 154976Happy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a family member and friend visiting us so decided to tour the Milner grounds to see what it was about. In the end, felt the entry fee did not justify the experience.

Thank 80larryd
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We came to visit this place with out granddaughters and they had a great time searching for the bunnies hidden in various places around the gardens. Spring is very late here this year so not much was in bloom yet. It is a lovely walk...More

Thank Cucina58
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was such a wonderful place to take my family. We enjoyed walking all the trails followed by a visit to the Milner Tea House where we ate the most scrumptious scones, soup, homemade jam, and tea all for just $12. But it was the...More

Thank Wiseman M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Absolute must is the home made scones and cream with tea served elegantly in charming period dining room. Really helpful volunteer staff.... Must return to see the glorious rhododendrums in May.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Who knew that The Milner Gardens were open on Sundays in the winter? A great walk and a taste of Spring with snowdrops, crocus and some early rhodos. And a lovely mid-afternoon bite of scones and tea in the Tearoom. Make sure to check the...More

Thank SaysDarcy
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Pam S
Are dogs allowed??
26 July 2016|
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Response from patriciae648 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anyone there with a dog but do not know the answer to that question.
Carolyn V
What is the cost of touring the garden and also what is the cost of afternoon tea. Thanks
11 May 2015|
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Response from patriciae648 | Reviewed this property |
It is $11.00 for adults and reduced for students, seniors (65) and children. We ended up paying for two adult fares but talked with a volunteer later that suggested if we lived nearby which we do, it would be worth our... More