Hampshire Monterey Green Space

 

Hampshire Monterey Green Space is in the seaside community of Oak Bay, one of thirteen areas of the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This green space connects Hampshire Road to Monterey Avenue to form a pleasant walk in the many lane ways of Oak Bay. The green space, which has three sections, is mostly grass covered lane ways bordered by the various fences of the neighboring properties. There are Garry oak trees and shrubs that provide shade over the green space. Each section is about eighty-five meters long and connects the two road along lane ways.

Geographic Location N48º 25’ 14”  W123º 18’ 57”

This Green Space can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway. Continue along the Hwy 1 into Victoria as it becomes Douglas Street. Turn off Douglas onto Hillside Avenue to head east. Stay on Hillside Avenue as it becomes Lansdowne Road. Continue along Lansdowne Road to reach McNeill Avenue. Turn left onto McNeill Avenue to reach Hampshire Road. Turn left on to Hampshire Road and look for the lane way on the right beside house 1027. City buses travel along McNeill Road.

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Victoria Roslyn Green Space

Victoria Roslyn Green Space is in the seaside community of Oak Bay, one of thirteen areas of the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This green space connects Victoria Avenue to Roslyn Road to form a pleasant walk along a laneway of Oak Bay. The green space, which has three sections, is mostly grass covered and bordered by the various fences of the perimeter properties. There are several tall trees that provide shade over the green space. Fruit trees and shrubs are seen along the green space. Each section is about eighty-five meters long and connects the two roads along laneways. The avenue was named for Queen Victoria while Roslyn Road was formerly called Pleasant Road.

Geographic Location N48º 25’ 14”  W123º 19’ 6”

This Green Space can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway. Continue along the Hwy 1 into Victoria as it becomes Douglas Street. Turn off Douglas onto Hillside Avenue to head east. Stay on Hillside Avenue as it becomes Lansdowne Road. Continue along Lansdowne Road to reach McNeill Avenue. Turn left onto McNeill Avenue to reach Victoria Avenue. Turn left on to Victoria Avenue and look for the laneway on the right beside house 1027. City buses travel along McNeill Road.

Quadra Park

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Avalon Green

Ornamental Japanese plum trees shade the grassy area of Avalon Green. Located along Government Street in the James Bay community of Victoria, B.C., this road right of way has bench beside the flower bed. This pedestrian route frequented by dog walkers and history enthusiasts lies between Avalon Road and Government Street. Its two concrete sidewalks are fifteen meters long each. This is a popular walking route as many of the homes along both roads were built in the early nineteen hundreds. The James Bay Inn, located at the foot of Avalon Road on Government Street, opened in nineteen eleven and provides accommodation at reasonable prices. Information of the history of the inn and surrounding heritage homes in James Bay is available though the Victoria Heritage Foundation’s brochure. Beacon Hill Park, South Park Elementary School Green Space, Irving Park, Violet Lane and Thetis Lane green spaces are close enough to easily continue to explore your backyard.

Geographic coordinates N48° 24’ 55” W123° 22′ 09″

Avalon Green can be reached from Blanchard Street. Continue onto Belleville Street as Blanchard Street curves left toward Douglas Street. Turn left onto Douglas Street and follow along Beacon Hill Park to Avalon Road. Turn right onto Avalon Road where there is limited roadside parking. City buses travel along Douglas Street.

 

Songhees Point Park

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