FB Pixel

Nelson, British Columbia

Located in the Selkirk Mountains along the West Arm of Kootenay Lake, Nelson is a hidden gem in the Kootenays. Nelson has a vibrant and carefully restored downtown shopping area, and a busy social scene, with live art and musical performances taking place nearly every night of the week. 

Nelson has more than 350 preserved heritage buildings that mix with a dynamic arts and culture scene. The variety attracts outdoor enthusiasts, creatives, entrepreneurs, and urban refugees year round. 

Nelson has earned a reputation as one of the finest heritage cities in Canada. Dating back to the late 1800s, most historical buildings are within walking distance of each other, so strolling through town is like opening the history books.

Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art and History is well worth the visit. The changing exhibition offers visitors a range of themes including contemporary art and pop culture, craft and human history. Learn about the region’s rich cultural heritage in an afternoon or visit the revolving art exhibit in the downstairs gallery. 

Speak to a Travel Specialist

Call Us Free On

0800 270 0009

Call our experts and take the first step on your trip beyond ordinary

Canada Expert DavidDavid
Canada Expert JulieJulie
Canada Expert PaulPaul
Canada Expert SeanSean

Speak to our Travel Experts on 0800 270 0009

We are open today between 9am and 5:30pm


We go above and beyond to make your holiday perfect

Tailor Made for You

  • We tailor make every holiday made around you.
  • Tell us what you'd like to see, what type of accommodation you prefer and how you'd like to travel.
  • We'll plan your perfect holiday, helping you to get the most from your time and budget.

Expert Advice

  • We don't just know travel, we love it!
  • Our Travel Experts have travelled throughout the World. They'll answer your questions with facts not guesses.
  • You'll have a dedicated Travel Expert to look after each stage of your booking.

100% Protected

  • Part of the Stewart Travel group, We've been helping people explore the World for more than 30 years.
  • Every trip is 100% ATOL protected.
  • We're only ever a phone call away.