Inskip Green Space

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Inskip Green Space is in the seaside community of Esquimalt, one of thirteen communities in the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Curiously, an inskip is someone who lives near an island and is an alternative spelling to the Old English work ynyscype. This street was named after the naval instructor, Mr Robert Mills Inskip whom served abroad the H.M.S Fisgard in the mid eighteen forties. Inskip became a chaplain about ten years later and served aboard the H.M.S. Britannia.  This green space is a concrete pathway that connects the end of Inskip Road to Craigflower Road. There is a small woodchip pathway that leads to the grass and parking area of the Petro Canada Service Station. The twenty meter pathway is shaded by cedar trees and fences of the neighboring properties. McNaughton Green Space, Kinsmen Gorge Park and Lampson Lions Park are nearby.

Geographical Location N48º 26’ 31” W123º 24’ 2”

Inskip Green Space can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy1).Exit onto Tillicum Road to head south. At the junction with Craigflower Road turn right. Take the next right onto Arcadia Street then turn left onto Inskip Street. Continue to the end of the road to find the walkway. There is limited street parking. Buses travel along Craigflower and Tillicum roads.

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