It was established as the site of Hatley Castle in 1790.
Today, it is known for its oceanfront beauty, lighthouse, beaches, castle, history, maritime activities, university, royal heritage (the English royal family were preparing to stay at Hatley Castle for safety in 1940), and gardens.
People Born in Colwood
Colwood in People's Lives
Michael Fassbender: I traveled here in 2010 to film scenes of the movie X-Men: First Class. We filmed on location at Hatley Castle.