" A healthy social life is found only, when in the mirror of each soul, the whole community finds its reflection. "

Rudolf Steiner 


Errington is nestled in the foothills of Arrowsmith Mountain just 6 kilometres southwest of Parksville on Vancouver Island. Errington is home to 3,500 permanent residents. 

Founded as a farming community in 1918, Errington retains its roots in agriculture along with an eclectic mix of artisans and craftspeople. 

Errington is well known for Englishman River Falls Provincial Park with its two stunning waterfalls. There are many walking and hiking trails throughout the park. There are opportunities for fresh water fishing. There are several golf courses nearby. Drop by the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre to view the many birds and mammals. 

Errington has a Montessori school and an elementary school, a church, a community hall, grocery store, general store, and a book store. Errington also has a restaurant and a coffee shop. Be sure to drop by the Errington Farmer market during the summer and fall months. The majority of services are easily accessible in nearby Parksville and Qualicum Beach. 

If you are considering calling Errington home, BC Island has detailed listings of homes and properties for sale in Errington.

Your West has an Accommodations Directory with a complete list of the bed & breakfasts, cabins & cottages, condos & suites, farm stays, hotels, inns & motels, lodges, resorts & retreats, and vacation homes available to welcome you to Errington. Alternatively, a complete list of campgrounds and rv parks can be found in the Your West Recreation & Leisure Directory.

While staying in Errington, what better way to learn about the community than to seize the opportunity for some fun, food, and education! Your West has a complete range of directories for you to enjoy everything Errington has to offer. Plan out your day, your weekend, or your week in Errington using Your West Coast directories that include Arts Culture & HeritageFarms Farmers & FoodFestivals & EventsRecreation & Leisure, and Business & Services.

Community Events:

Check the Errington community calendar on Your West every day for upcoming annual events, arts, meetings, recreation, music, and education in your community.