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Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery

#8 of 30 things to do in Sooke Features Animals
8750 West Coast Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 1H2, Canada
+1 250-642-1956
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Bob & Dana are a wealth of knowledge about bees, Mead & much more! They are very talented in their... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jenjantzen
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Port Moody, Canada
Great place - quick self guided tour and mead samples!

It's a great place to stop and wander a bit and see the animals then try some mead. Head out with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jason9945
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Victoria, Canada
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Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery was liscenced in 2003 as the first Meadery in Western Canada. At our oceanside honeyfarm we hand craft the highest quality Meads (Honey Wines) from local honey. Meadmaker Bob Liptrot has kept bees since the age of 6 and has been making mead for over 35 years. Come taste our award winning meads and honey. In 2014 we became the new Economusee on Vancouver Island. Tugwell now boasts a museum quality exhibit, interactive displays, and a self guided audio tour. October - April -Saturday - Sunday 12-5pm May - September Wednesday - Sunday 12-5pm Closed January
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
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8750 West Coast Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 1H2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bob & Dana are a wealth of knowledge about bees, Mead & much more! They are very talented in their craft and have provided me with an amazing experience at their breath taking location. I would highly recommend taking the drive out, spending some time...More

Thank jenjantzen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great place to stop and wander a bit and see the animals then try some mead. Head out with some bottles to take on the rest of your west coast adventure!

Thank jason9945
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We didn't really know much about making mead, so this was a very interesting stop along the road. We wandered around a bit but didn't do an actual tour. We did partake of the sampling session in the tasting room, and, as well as having...More

Thank 404HappyTraveller
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Turned up to beautiful flowers and setting - obviously lots of bees buzzing around. We did self guided tour - no idea what was going on (possibly as out of season) but did mead tasting which was great fun. Lovely gifts to take home too

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed tasting a variety of meads. Our host was a wealth of knowledge of mead. We bought a bottle if one of the sweeter meads, and look forward to trying it with supper tonight.

Thank Pierce P
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is our go-to place for fresh handcrafted honey and the odd bottle of honey mead. This family has been in the bee keeping, honey producing and mead making industries for generations. It is a must see for any visitors!

1  Thank Heather H
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

After visiting Wild Mountain for dinner we were interested and curious about the focus on honey on this part of the island so decided to check out Tugwell. A small beautifully set working farm where honey is made as well as wine with honey. We...More

Thank kpatters
Reviewed 3 March 2017

They have wine tastings and honey tastings, I aways bring my out-of-town visitors to buy tasty Sooke souvenirs here.

Thank Luba F
Reviewed 21 February 2017

On the way back from Port Renfrew we stopped at the farm for a tasting. The family liked the flavor of the mead, I liked the honey.

Thank 174PeterH
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great mead, wonderful tasting room and beautiful setting. Try the honey, and get a bottle or two of mead. There's nothing quite like it.

Thank Erik L
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