Adult Residential Community - About Nanaimo
Be Part of the Island AdventureJust minutes from downtown Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, Thornbridge is perfectly situated for those who love to live life to the fullest, with ample opportunity for relaxation too. Being so close to the ocean offers plenty of nautical adventures. And delectable seafood is always on the menu, best enjoyed on a sunny patio thanks to Nanaimo’s mild climate. Browse Nanaimo’s chic boutiques and wonderful art galleries or venture further afield for more attractions.
Longwood's LocationThornbridge adult residential community at Longwood is located just a 15-minute drive from downtown Nanaimo. Officially known as the ‘Harbour City’ – and British Columbia’s third-oldest city - Nanaimo stretches along the east coast of south-central Vancouver Island. Its sheltered harbour provides a wealth of history and recreation. Explore its industrial coal-mining past or savour world-class dining and shopping in the city’s revitalized downtown core.
ActivitiesEnjoying one of the mildest climates in Canada, Nanaimo is the perfect adventure playground. Boating, kayaking, scuba diving and snorkeling are everyday activities at the bustling waterfront. Inland, practice your swing at over 30 nearby golf courses; and hike or picnic at Neck Point and Piper’s Lagoon parks. Make a day of it by cycling the 22km/14mi tree-lined Parkway Trail or strolling downtown’s picturesque Harbourfront walkway.
Further a field, other Vancouver Island attractions include exploring BC’s capital, Victoria; skiing at Mount Washington; whale watching in Tofino on the West Coast; and island hopping among the sunny Southern Gulf Islands, including Protection Island (home of Canada’s only floating pub!).