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 Home > Travel BC > BC Cities and Towns > Vancouver, Coast & Mountains  > Township of Langley

Township of Langley
The Township of Langley is located and is neighbours to Surrey and Abbotsford in the east and is approximately 92 km (57 miles) west of Hope on the Trans-Canada Hwy 1.

Fraser Valley
Situated in the beautiful Fraser Valley the Township of Langley is made up of a number of distinct communities that include: Aldergrove, Brookswood/Fernridge, Fort Langley, Murrayville, Walnut Grove, Willowbrook and Willoughby.

Hobby Farms
Occupying 316 sq. km (122 sq. miles), the Township of Langley is home to approximately 100,000 residents. Besides living in the various communities of the Township, some residents enjoy the ability to live on land or small acreages allowing for hobby farms. Driving around the community it becomes evident of the relaxed rural lifestyle that one can enjoy.

Fort Langley
One destination point that you should do in the Township of Langley is to visit the old fort found at Fort Langley. Originally founded as a trading post on the Fraser River for the Hudson's Bay Company, the historic fort has been preserved to its original past and has been designated as a national heritage site.

Langley Centennial Museum
Also located in the Village of Fort Langley is the Langley Centennial Museum owned and operated by the Township of Langley. First started as a BC provincial centennial project, the museum has evolved to include a selection of historic artifacts from Langley's past. The Centennial Museum owes a lot of its development to the Native Sons, a local society concerned with the Langley community.

The Canadian Museum of Flight
Located at the Langley Airport is the Canadian Museum of Flight that offers you a glimpse back into yesteryear highlighting Canada's rich aviation. Open year-round, the Canadian Museum of Flight has over 25 different aircraft ranging from static to flying displays of all sorts.

Coming from Washington State
If you are coming by vehicle from the State of Washington, a good place to enter British Columbia is also found in the Township of Langley at the Aldergrove border crossing. In Washington State you take Guide Meridian Road then, once over the Canadian border, the road turns into Hwy 13 (264 Street). From here, continue north until you meet the Fraser Highway where you will find Aldergrove.

Aldergrove
Take your time and visit Aldergrove where there are places to eat including a Tim Hortons and a favourite the Del Polo Tex-Mex Restaurant. There are also service stations and accommodation at the Best Western Country Meadows.

Aldergrove Lake Regional Park
Aldergrove Lake Regional Park is located just south of Aldergrove on Huntingdon Road (8th Avenue). Here you can find trails, wildlife-watching opportunities and swimming in the summer.

Campbell Valley Regional Park
Another beautiful regional park in the Township of Langley is found at Campbell Valley Regional Park on 16th Avenue at 200th Street. The park is a favourite for equestrians and contains the Shaggy Mane Trail, a dual-use trail open to both pedestrian and equestrian use.

Golf Courses
For golfers the Township of Langley has a lot to offer as far as varying degrees of skill. The list includes: Tall Timber Golf Course, Redwoods Golf Course, Poppy Estates Golf Course, Newlands Golf Course, Fort Langley Golf Course and Belmont Golf Course.

Thunderbird Equestrian Show Park
The residences of the Township of Langley and nearby City of Langley have an affection for horseback riding. Besides Campbell Valley Regional Park various other horse trails have been set up. There is also the equestrian centre, the Thunderbird Equestrian Show Park that is close by at 24550 72nd Avenue near the Trans-Canada Hwy 1.

Circle Farm Tour
For an understanding of how important the agriculture industry is for the Township of Langley try and take part in the self-guided Circle Farm Tour. The tour includes a visit to various berry and herb farms, orchards and nurseries. A real highlight is visiting the Fort Wine Co., a local vineyard and winery in Fort Langley.

Langley Events Centre
For the future the Langley Events Centre will take over as the major attraction piece for people coming to visit the Township of Langley. The Centre is located at located at 7888 - 200 Street next to Willoughby Community Park and features an exhibition and banquet area with seating up to 500 guests.

Walnut Grove
For shopping, restaurants and entertainment, there is also the community of Walnut Grove located on the northern side of Hwy 1. Here you can find the community centre, library, an indoor pool, Walnut Grove Town Centre, an IGA, Save-On Foods and a Famous Player's Colossus movie theatre.

Information on the Township of Langley

 

 

Road Map for the Township of Langley
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Langley Map - Google

 
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