Hornby Island

Hornby Island of British Columbia, Canada, is a Northern Gulf Island parallel with Vancouver Island’s Comox Valley. Hornby Island is mostly covered by mixed forest dominated by Douglas-fir. Western red cedar, western hemlock, grand fir and lodgepole pine are the other large conifers present.


Views of the Strait of Georgia and the snowcapped mountain ranges on either side. White sand and pebble beaches are popular spots all year round and parks and trails abound.

Many of the local artisans open their studios for drop in visitors or during studio tours, like the Denman Island Pottery Tour. Others show their work in local galleries.

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