Coombs Village is located in Arrowsmith Country, west of Parksville BC, on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. The eclectic village is a popular attraction in the region because of the unique assortment of art, clothing, gifts, services and shops. It is a shopping experience which becomes an attraction.
One of the anchor attractions in Coombs Village is a dining experience, and outdoor market with "Goats on the Roof". Yes, you heard it right. In Coombs, BC, Canada there is a restaurants with live goats living on the roof.
In the centre of the Coombs Village is an open courtyard. On this visit, the courtyard was alive with sculptures. There were small ones and some giants. Circling the sculptures are some benches and access to shops.
The shops are unique and creative. Many are circling the main courtyard, acting as a perimeter to the attraction. The shops tell it all. There are candles, jewelry, carvings, toys, gifts, artifacts, old books, leather goods and more.
There are old and new books. Clothing ranges from tie-dye to leathers to gowns to dashiki dresses and shirts. The foot wear ranges from boots to slippers to moccasins. Every store offers something different.
After Coombs Village and then what? There is more to see and do if you have some wheels. There are farms, art galleries, markets, rodeo grounds, a pub, B&Bs, campgrounds, gas station, restaurants, a wildlife rehabilitation centre and a Provincial Park.
Alberni Hwy (Hwy 4A) Parksville, Canada