Coastal Cycles

Coastal Cycles is a full service bike shop located in View Royal, just west of downtown Victoria.  They rent quality bikes and are conveniently located next to the Galloping Goose Trail, approximately 18km from Glenrosa. 

All types of bikes are available for rent (road, hybrid, tandem, trailers) and the rental comes with a helmet, flat repair kit, and a lock.  

They are located on the Galloping Goose trail, approximately 18km from Glenrosa.  Make a day of it with a ride out to the farm for lunch and back.  From their location it is about a 40km round trip, approximately 3-4.5 hrs depending on the pace of the group.  Glenrosa is located at the 30km marker on the Galloping Goose Trail.  

They are open Tuesday-Saturday.

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Matheson Lake

Matheson Lake is a tucked away gem in our Westshore parks system.  The park offers nature appreciation, hiking, swimming and fishing.  

From Glenrosa's parking lot, the lake trail is accessed by the Galloping Goose (Roche Cove to Rocky Point section).  A single track trail with some challenging steep sections, roots, and rocks goes around the lake or a modified loop is available that utilizes one side of the lake trail and the Galloping Goose.  Depending on the loop, the hike is approximately 5-6.5km and takes about 2-2.5 hours depending on pace and length of breaks.

More information on the trail can be found here.  

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Pedder Bay

Vancouver Island’s premier RV resort and Marina located just 40 minutes from downtown Victoria and a 10 minute walk from Glenrosa!  

Enjoy the breath-taking natural beauty of the area against a backdrop of the Olympic Mountain Range and the Race Rocks Marine Reserve. Pedder Bay offers full service marina facilities including a fuel dock, three-lane boat launch ramp, boat rentals and guided fishing charters, gear rental, a tackle shop and lots more!