Blog Post

Culture Days come to Port Renfrew this September

See Original Post: Sooke Mirror Newshttps://www.sookenewsmirror.com/community/culture-days-come-to-port-renfrew-this-september/ Community joins in a free, countrywide cultural initiative A grassroots celebration of B.C.’s cultural scene will make its mark in Port Renfrew this month. B.C. Culture Days runs Sept. 28 to 30 and the festival showcases the many forms of arts and culture celebrated in the community with a…

Read More

Sooke ARTiFACTS Show combines photo history with original songs

See Original Post: Sooke News Mirror https://www.sookenewsmirror.com/entertainment/sooke-artifacts-show-combines-photo-history-with-original-songs/ A chance to make history live again says local artist The Sooke Arts Council’s annual ARTiFACTS show will offer a unique glimpse at the history of Sooke, Port Renfrew, and the surrounding region – and the initiative all started with shoeboxes of photographs. “When my parents passed away,…

Read More

A new beginning in ‘remote Renfrew’

See Original Post: Sooke News Mirror https://www.sookenewsmirror.com/community/a-new-beginning-in-remote-renfrew/ Vancouver area couple moves to Port Renfrew to start a new life A couple from Vancouver was in search of a simpler life, so they sold their house, packed up their things and moved to one of the most remote places they could find: Port Renfrew. Ronald Laidman…

Read More

The ultimate road trip, west coast style!

See Original Post by: Tourism Victoria https://www.tourismvictoria.com/see-do/pacific-marine-circle-route The best way to experience the West Coast’s west coast is at your own pace, with time to wander and take in the sights, sounds and scents of the route. This one to five day road loop takes you from rugged coastal trails, to beaches, tranquil lakes, rolling…

Read More

Little Free Library Moves Port’s

The Lafleur Little Free Library that has been a landmark in Port Coquitlam BC Canada has moved. We have loved seeing the interactions and engagement in the community for the past 3 years. On March 28th 2018 This beautiful little library that was dedicated to me for my past book donation efforts has traveled 245 km…

Read More

Big Trees of Port Renfrew

Two hours from Victoria on the west coast of Vancouver Island, is town of Port Renfrew, also known as the “Tall Trees Capital of Canada” Below is a map we’ve created with driving directions to Avatar Grove (home to Canada’s “Gnarliest Tree”), Big Lonely Doug (Canada’s 2nd largest Douglas-fir), the Red Creek Fir (the world’s…

Read More

Remote Renfrew Riverside Retreat

Remote location between two arms of the San Juan river. A place unlike anything else available in Port Renfrew. Here you can explore the waterways, forests and see wildlife up close. Spend quiet evenings fireside star gazing. Two cozy cabins. Sitka Spruce Cabin sleeps 2 with queen bed. Aspens pet friendly cabin sleeps up to…

Read More

Overwhelming Beauty

This article is from the Globe and Mail:NIKKI BAYLEY, PORT RENFREW, B.C.PUBLISHED APRIL 11, 2016 – UPDATED NOVEMBER 12, 2017 Almost every inch of Port Renfrew, B.C., inspires awe – from the tiniest starfish trapped in a tidal pool to the hulking growths of ‘Canada’s gnarliest tree.’ Good thing you’ll have nothing else to do…

Read More