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Address: Cherry Tree Hill, BB26007, Barbados
Phone Number:
+1 246-422-8725

PLAN YOUR VISITTICKETSBDS$ 35 AdultsBDS$ 20 ChildrenTicket prices include...

PLAN YOUR VISITTICKETSBDS$ 35 AdultsBDS$ 20 ChildrenTicket prices include entrance to St. Nicholas Abbey, inclusive the great house, gardens and gullies, rum distillery and nearby Cherry Tree Hill, a historic avenue of Mahogany Trees located just outside the main gate. Cherry Tree Hill offers a breathtaking view of the island's East Coast.Guests can also enjoy a charming home movie c.1935, museum and a complimentary drink (fruit punch or rum punch).Guided tours, subject to availability, are provided at no extra fee. Please enquire with the guides at the entrance to the great house.It is recommended that groups of ten or more persons book in advance. Please enquire about group tours or school programmes using our online reservation request form. Special meals or assistance for guests with special needs may also be made in advance.HOURS OF OPERATIONSt. Nicholas Abbey is open 6 days per week; the Plantation is closed on Saturdays.Sunday - Friday10.00am - 3.30pmPlease check our Calendar of Events for information on the steam mill's operation schedule.While we suggest a minimum of 1 hour for your visit, ideally guests will spend approximately 30 minutes in the great house and approximately 1-2 hours touring the grounds and gardens, Cherry Tree Hill, rum distillery, home movie and museum. We recommend starting your tour no later than 3pm.The Terrace Café serves lunch, tea and other light refreshments during opening hours.

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Great piece of living history that is very much worth a visit. Amazing building in fantastic grounds.

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great piece of living history that is very much worth a visit. Amazing building in fantastic grounds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting place, nice relaxed way to spend an hour or so. Make sure to take the time to watch the intriguing movie of footage from the 1930's showing the transatlantic crossing of the (previous) owner's family, street scenes from Bridgetown and the workings of the plantation: fascinating stuff on its own, but really adding to the experience when you later... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a delightful afternoon touring and lunching at St. Nicholas Abbey. The home was stunning, the guide was informative and delightful. Out lunch was enjoyed on a patio nestled among towering trees. The lunch of traditional Barbadian fishcakes, a glass of wine followed by delectable rum cake provided the perfect pause before we ventured from the main house to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we visit Barbados, we are sure to stop and get our bottles refilled and get a new bottle or two as well! The best rum you will ever taste! I do think that they should allow guests to purchase product without having to pay the tour fee though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive up to the Abbey is simply gorgeous, and the house itself is beautiful and in very will cared for. There is a cute cafe with seating over looking a lush gully with lots of great local snacks. We watched sugar can be crushed and got to chew on some which was really fun! My husband and I did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever have the opportunity to be in Barbados before Christmas this is a great activity to do. I really love visiting the abbey and sitting in the verandah, now my next favorite thing to do will be to attend their carols programme.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great visit for the whole family. Would recommend this for all ages. The tour of the house plus the distillery was great.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Much to be recommended as your one cultural trip in Barbados. The drive from the West coast, up north and then across to here is so interesting. The house history is very interesting, but you are left let down by not being allowed upstairs so it's quite a short visit all in all. There's not much to see in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views, a few local crafts, engaging but not pushy, An ideal opportunity to take some amazing pictures of the island.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best inland destination attraction in Barbados. The house has been very well maintained, and the tasting room addition has been built to exacting standards. The gardens are amazing! Great small gift shop, interesting tours, and friendly staff. Highly recommended.

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