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St. Nicholas Abbey

Cherry Tree Hill, BB26007, Barbados
+1 246-422-8725
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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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We went on a private tour to St Nicholas Abbey plantation House a few weeks ago. We were a little bit disappointed with the house as there were only three rooms on the ground floor that we were allowed to view. We were then shown...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

the history and location of this church was very interesting. make sure you check it out. It was included in our island bus tour as 1 of 4 stops and we really enjoyed the history lesson, and watching our driver and some of our group...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

St. Nicholas Abbey is set in about 400 acres of sugar cane fields, forests and countryside. It was built in 1658 and one of just a very few Jacobean mansions left in the Western hemisphere. It isn't a religious building (despite its name) but a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place with a really lovely and well kep historical house and gorgeous gardens. The guides are well versed in their subject and it all makes for a really good trip away from the beach. Of course I didn't go for all...More

Thank Bob B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have been twice to Saint Nicholas Abbey, and it’s home to the best rum on the island in my opinion. I love the 12 and 18 year old rums, and prefer to drink both neat. The white rum was also surprisingly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Plantation and wonderful history lesson. Ms Judy, hosted our tour and was a very pleasant lady who taught me a lot. Mr. Simon did a great job at the rum tasting. The gardens, grounds, and facilities were all available to experience. Even saw some...More

Thank Herman K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great gift shop, Excellent rum (expensive) I gave as Xmas gifts to persons I did business with. Good clay and glass containers with local jams. Sugar. Beautiful old home, they make the rum there but as a local I have see it at least 50...More

1  Thank jerry s
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Simonjacksonwarren, Owner at St. Nicholas Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Jerry, Thank you for your patronage over the years. Unfortunately we have instituted these measures because people have been taking advantage of the situation. We will however have a gift shop by our new train station, and you will be able to shop...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the oldest rum factories in Barbados. They still produce rum at this facility. A tour of the original house is included in the tour, plus tasting of rum. You can purchase a variety of rum. Next year they are planning a railway to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely time visiting this beautiful plantation house. Lots of interesting history provided by a guided tour also had a sample of the rum which is made here, all in the price of the entrance fee. The house has some lovely furniture and artefacts...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds and house are lovely. We found it slightly overpriced for what you get/the amount of time spent there. We were there just over an hour and felt we had seen everything. It was really interesting to see the sugar cane being processed in...More

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rkaty
15 December 2017|
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Response from Simonjacksonwarren | Property representative |
Good morning White and red wine, vodka, gin, Rum, soft drinks etc. Everything except champagne (which is available for sale also) Did you have a special request?
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754renad
19 July 2017|
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Response from Simonjacksonwarren | Property representative |
Good evening The tour is roughly every hour from 10-3:30 Sunday - Friday. See you soon
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15 June 2017|
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Monday to Thursday this month
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