In Victoria—Bench by Bench, Rebecca Kennel takes you on her journey of discovery in and around spectacular Victoria, British Columbia. Visit historic sites and gardens; cemeteries and viewpoints; shipyards and restored creeks. Using pieces of local history and personal reflections, she introduces you to over 60 benches and inspires curiosity and creativity.

Whether you are here for a day, have lived here all your life, or wish you were here, this delightful guidebook will be a rich experience and you will gain a unique perspective of Victoria.


  • maps, addresses, and GPS locations
  • nearby Harbour Ferry, Hop-on Hop-off, and city bus stops
  • where to park your car or bike
  • locations of public toilets
  • places to eat and drink
  • wheelchair accessibility
  • Now available:

    Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

  • Bolen Books, 111-1644 Hillside Ave
  • Cadboro Bay Books, 3840b Cadboro Bay Road
  • Crown Publications Bookstore, 563 Superior St.
  • Fairfield Book Shop, 247 Cook St.
  • Hemp & Co., 1102 Government St.
  • Hemp & Co., 422 Craigflower Rd.
  • Ivy’s Bookshop, 2188 Oak Bay Avenue
  • Munro’s Books, 1108 Government St.
  • Oceanside Gifts, Inner Harbour
  • Overleaf Cafe-Bookshop, 1105 Pandora Ave. (Medical Arts Bldg)
  • Royal BC Museum gift shop, 675 Belleville St.
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital Gift Shop, 1952 Bay Street
  • Russell Books, 934 Fort St.
  • Sorensen Books, 1027 Cook Street
  • Swan Lake Nature House, 3873 Swan Lake
  • UVic Bookstore, 3800 Finnerty Rd
  • Vancouver Island

  • Buckshot Books, 1254 Fair Rd., Errington, BC
  • Salish Sea Market, 6996 W. Island Hwy, Bowser, BC
  • Tanner’s Books, 2436 Beacon Ave., Sidney, BC
  • Volume One Bookstore, 149 Kenneth St., Duncan, BC
  • Port Angeles, Washington, USA

  • MV Coho Ferry, Victoria to Port Angeles
  • Port Book and News, 104 E. First Street
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