Victoria Park

Top choice in Charlottetown

Dedicated in 1873, Charlottetown's most popular and beautiful waterfront green space has 16 hectares of lush loveliness for you to enjoy on a fine day. A boardwalk runs along the park's southern edge.

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0.17 MILES

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2. Beaconsfield Historic House

0.28 MILES

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3. St Dunstan's Basilica

0.73 MILES

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4. COWS Creamery

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5. Orwell Corner Historic Village

10.49 MILES

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6. Sir Andrew MacPhail Homestead

12.15 MILES

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7. Point Prim Lighthouse

13.19 MILES

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8. Dalvay Beach

13.33 MILES

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