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Islands in the sun - film location

For anyone who has seem the film 'Islands in the sun' knows that Farley Hall must be a pit stop on... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Travellifefully
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London
Mysterious

This opulent old ruin leaves you hungry for more info on the history of what is one of the most... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
unclefred
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virginia, usa
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Pleasant park with a spectacular view of the eastern coast of the island; great for afternoon picnics.
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All reviews the atlantic ocean the east coast ruined house entrance fee per car derelict building peaceful place plantation house seen better days wildlife reserve gift shop beautiful grounds enjoyed our visit mahogany trees ruins picnic harry burnt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really not that much to do or see here.. Very tired and run down. Could do with a make over massively. The one good point was the view from the top of the park, i believe this is one of the highest points on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Katie J
Reviewed 17 November 2018

This place has obviously seen better days as most of the facilities are closed. A real pity because this is an interesting place. Historic old dwelling now in ruins. Good views from the top of the site

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 14 October 2018

For anyone who has seem the film 'Islands in the sun' knows that Farley Hall must be a pit stop on this trip. Sadly the property has seen better times and is now very much a ruin, however, the views are fabulous. I am also...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Travellifefully
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This opulent old ruin leaves you hungry for more info on the history of what is one of the most elite remains of the ancient plantation system in Barbados. Perhaps some history from the perspective of the plantation slaves would make this an even greater...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank unclefred
Reviewed 7 June 2018

A friend recommended that we should visit this park, we probably wouldn't have visited otherwise, but are glad we did. The day we visited the weather wasn't great & we had to cut our visit short because of rain, but can imagine on a nice...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MERLION04
Reviewed 22 April 2018

one of our stops on the island bus tour and it was a spectacular view of the Atlantic ocean crashing to shore. There are vendors up there selling their wares and cold drinks, to keep everyone cooled off. A must see view!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Visited this site as part of a wider tour and would not have been my choice for a visit. The grounds are small however the ancient trees were impressive. Well located with good views of the sea and surrounding countryside. Building ruins could not be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DaveBAmersham
Reviewed 16 March 2018

So being Canadian, we thought a "national park" would be considerably bigger... but this is a relatively small park like one you'd find in a quiet city suburb. Not to take anything away from this place - it's beautiful. The old plantation home was interesting,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Myles D
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful grounds with the ruins of an old plantation home nestled in a beautiful grove of mahogany trees. A wonderful and peaceful place to visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Shell_Diva55
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

With so many glowing reviews we expected much more. I guess the unique feature is the mansion from a bygone era, now in ruins, overgrown with plants and suffering cracks....all behind a security fence. It’s history is much more interesting than the site, however. Originally,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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MCBNH
14 October 2018|
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Response from unclefred | Reviewed this property |
No steps. You can drive around the grounds of the defunct mansion. Nice view.
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