In the latter half of the 19th century, Queen Victoria, whose name this city proudly bears, had a carriage driver named James Darling. Traditionally, staff was addressed only by their surname. As such, Queen Victoria would have addressed Mr. Darling as ‘Darling’ – possibly inappropriately. So, she called him ‘James’. Always impatient and anxious to get home to the palace, “Home James, and don’t spare the horses’, is said to have been a phrase she used regularly.
Add this package to any stay for only $169 (a $190 value)
We're historic ... and hey, slow down James!
This package includes:
"Woman's faults are many.
Men have only two:
Everything they say
and everything they do."
anniversary, a honeymoon, or a quiet weekend in the Jacuzzi.
We want your stay at
Albion Manor B and B Inn
to be the crowning touch to your visit to Victoria BC, Canada.
We’ll do everything we can to ensure that it is!