Backyard Vineyards

Wineries & Wine Tours, Accessibility

3033 232 Street, Langley, British Columbia,

Backyard Vineyards Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.


  • Designated accessible parking near an accessible entrance that is specifically marked
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
Restroom In Public Area
  • Can be reached without going up or down stairs, has a main entrance and/or stall that is a minimum 815 mm wide and has an outward swing door
Food Services
  • Accessible path of travel and accessible style tables/booths
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices


Overall Space
  • Braille/large print signage for all publicly accessible areas
  • Multiple lighting sources to improve visibility
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Specific times are available for quiet visits to support people requiring low stimuli
  • Neutral or muted colours that are calming and subdued
  • Surfaces, window coverings, and décor with minimal glare or reflection, as well as minimal use of bold patterns, shapes, or stripes
  • Subtle and/or natural lighting, no florescent or harsh lighting, and no dark shadows
  • Minimal visual clutter and obstacles
  • Nonslip floor surfaces with minimal reflection
  • Door handles have colour contrast with the body of the door; doors and frames have colour contrast with adjacent walls; any glass doors are marked to make them clearly visible
  • Background noise is minimal, and alarms or auditory cues are on a low frequency
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights
Signs & Navigation
  • Directional signs at key decision points, including main entrances, restrooms, lounges, and reception desks
  • Signs are clear and concise, in large, plain font with good contrast between text and background
  • Signs include both text and pictures to help indicate the use of different rooms
  • Signs are well lit
  • Signs have minimal glare or reflection


Emergency Plan
  • System in place for guests to contact a staff member for help if required
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual, and hearing requirements
Service Dogs
  • Business has a dog relief area on site
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use

Backyard Vineyards is nestled in the lush countryside of south Langley, less than an hour’s drive from Vancouver. At Backyard Vineyards they harvest from their own Fraser Valley Estate vineyards and from their farmers’ vineyards in the Okanagan Valley. Since opening in 2009 their wines have been recognized both locally and internationally, winning over 30 medals for quality and flavour. Reaching dedicated wine lovers and new tasters alike, they pride themselves in producing exceptional BC VQA wines at affordable prices. The tasting room and wine shop is open year round, providing an intimate setting to sample and enjoy. In the summertime visitors are welcome to take a stroll through the estate vineyard or enjoy a glass of wine paired with one of their delicious tasting platters under the beautiful outdoor covered gazebo. They host several exciting events throughout the year and are happy to accommodate private tours and events. Tasting Room Hours: Winter hours: Monday – Thursday: 11-5, Friday: 11-8, Saturday and Sunday: 11-6 Summer hours: Monday – Wednesday: 11-6, Thursday: 11-9, Friday & Saturday: 11- 10, Sunday: 11-6