Guided Farm Tour

Immerse yourself in the magic of lavender on this guided farm tour at Bilston Creek Farm!

Discover a piece of Provence nestled in Canada, right here at historic Bilston Creek Farm. Immerse yourself in a sea of colorful blooms, inhale the refreshing scent of freshly distilled lavender, and listen to the gentle buzz of our bees as they work hard to pollinate our fields and create delicious honey.

What You Will Learn

During this guided farm tour you will explore the following:

  • The History of Metchosin and the First Nations that inhabited the area
  • The “modern” history of Bilston Creek Farm that dates back to the mid 1800s
  • The restoration and preservation efforts undertaken by the current owners
  • The varieties of apples in our heritage apple orchard
  • The types of lavender grown at the farm, and how we care for and harvest it
  • How to extract essential oils
  • How the copper alembic still and the Essencier work
  • The versatility of lavender, and how we incorporate into many of our products

End the guided farm tour by sampling some of the many products made right here at Bilston Creek Farm, and enjoy a complimentary lavender spritzer.

Guided Farm Tour

Additional Information

Our farm tours operate in all weather conditions, so please dress accordingly.

Since we will traverse the entire grounds to cover what happens on the farm year-round, a moderate amount of walking is required.

Accessibility: Walk would be on uneven ground, and include some slopes and steps.

Allergy Alert: Our honeybees, together with a large wild bumblebee population work hard to pollinate our lavender fields daily. While the risk of being stung is low, it is something to consider for those with allergies.

Rates & Details

Tours are available during the Lavender Blooming Season (Mid June to End of August).

  • Duration: approximately 1h.
  • Private group tours: $200, up to 15 people.
  • Small group tours: $20/person, minimum 4 people.
  • Children under 12 accompanying participating adults are free.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation is accepted up to 72h before the reservation time. Cancellation fee is 10% of the amount of your reservation and will be subtracted from your refund.

Reservations required
Please email us at products@bilston.ca, or fill out and submit the form below.