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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
on the Township of Langley