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Alyard Farm

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A great recommendation

Wanted to avoid the tourist routes so asked a waitress in a bar where she would go hiking. Alyard... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Maria M
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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No longer a farm

To be sure, Alyard farm is no longer one. The structures are no longer there but the fruit trees... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Metchosin, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wanted to avoid the tourist routes so asked a waitress in a bar where she would go hiking. Alyard Farm was her immediate reply. Took a bit of finding but got there in the end. Loads of trails across fields and into the woods. Couple...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 1 week ago

To be sure, Alyard farm is no longer one. The structures are no longer there but the fruit trees are. From the parking lot, one walks through the former orchards and most go to the beach, one of the nicest in the area (sandy or...More

Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I had read about this beach, but to be honest had put it to the back of my mind. We decided to drive to East Sooke and out of pure chance drove down the end of the road and came across this stunning place. The...More

2  Thank James T
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Alyard Farm is a fantastic place to hike year round. It offers the petroglyphs and fantastic trails. It also has a beautiful white sandy beach. A real diamond in the rough.

Thank freemang78
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Follow the path through the fields of Aylard Farm, past the apple trees and up to the covered picnic area. From here you can take your choice of trails each winding their way along the beautiful coastline. The beach itself has a tropical feel with...More

1  Thank Gillian L
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is good place to bring kids. Nice safe sandy beach. It's a short walk from the parking area and it's very popular in the summertime.

Thank Quintin E
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Tucked away in East Sooke, is this great beach. It is a little find! Beautiful views of the mainland, across the straits of Juan de Fuca. The beach sand is soft and the water is clear but cold. There are all kinds of shell fish,...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 6 August 2016

East Sooke Park offers a great introduction to what a west coast trail is all about. Quick access to an interesting petroglyph and awesome views of the Juan de Fuca Strait and the Olympics. To complete the entire trail along the coast (Coast Trail) leave...More

Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

East Sooke Park is a wonderful place to visit to be near the ocean and do some hiking. We did both. There are many trails some are easy and others are more difficult. You can chose.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lovley beach and trails, beautiful trees along the rugged coastline. Trail along the coastline or go inland and up a small mountain. See the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island along the coast trail. Great day hikes year round

Thank Jackie E
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