Brentwood Bay, British Columbia

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48°34′27″N 123°27′20″W / 48.57417°N 123.45556°W / 48.57417; -123.45556

Coordinates: 48°34′27″N 123°27′20″W / 48.574167°N 123.455556°W / 48.574167; -123.455556

Brentwood Bay, is a small village in the municipality of Central Saanich, on the Saanich Peninsula in British Columbia, Canada. It lies north of the city of Victoria, east of the community of Willis Point, and south of the town of Sidney.

From the ferry docks at Brentwood Bay

Situated on the Saanich Inlet and the Tod Inlet, it includes the Butchart Gardens, the Victoria Butterfly Gardens and the Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa. Brentwood Bay also includes a BC Ferries dock which connects to Mill Bay.[1] 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. [2]

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  1. ^ "BC Ferries Schedules: Brentwood Bay - Mill Bay(Saanich Peninsula - Vancouver Island)". Retrieved 2019-07-13.
  2. ^ Akrigg, G. P. (Philip) V.; Akrigg, Helen (2011). British Columbia Place Names (Third ed.). UBC Press. p. 27. ISBN 0774841702. Retrieved 4 September 2017.