Brentwood Bay, British Columbia

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Brentwood Bay, is a small community in the municipality of Central Saanich, on the Saanich Peninsula. It lies north of the city of Victoria and south of Sidney on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.

From the ferry docks at Brentwood Bay

Situated on the Saanich Inlet, it includes the Butchart Gardens, the Victoria Butterfly Gardens and the Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa. The region also plays host to various wineries and restaurants, and also features hiking and a variety of wildlife in Gowlland Tod Provincial Park.

Brentwood Bay is part of the Central Saanich Municipality (pop. 15,348 (2001)), one of 13 that make up the Greater Victoria area (pop. 344,615 [1]). It is located on Highway 17A just west of Highway 17 (known locally as the "Pat Bay Highway"), the main route running the length of the Saanich Peninsula. It is also served frequently by the Brentwood-Mill Bay ferry, the MV Klitsa, run by BC Ferries.

Originally named Sluggett after an early settler, it was renamed Brentwood Bay for the town of Brentwood, Essex. [1]

Brentwood Bay in film[edit]

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  1. ^ Akrigg, G. P. (Philip) V.; Akrigg, Helen (2011). British Columbia Place Names (Third ed.). UBC Press. p. 27. ISBN 0774841702. Retrieved 4 September 2017.