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Nelson's Dockyard

St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-481-5021
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St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
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+1 268-481-5021
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"shops and restaurants"
in 30 reviews
"small museum"
in 61 reviews
"lots of history"
in 40 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"shirley heights"
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"beautiful yachts"
in 20 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"admiral's inn"
in 21 reviews
"interesting place"
in 26 reviews
"steeped in history"
in 19 reviews
"sailing week"
in 24 reviews
"dock yard"
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"historic area"
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"guided tour"
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"great place to visit"
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"piece of history"
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Reviewed yesterday

Really well preserved and presented piece of Naval History and architecture. Combine with a drive up to Shirley Heights to get perspective on the whole area.

Thank pineapplepunch
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful, well looked after heritage area. We first saw it from a speedboat trip and knew we had to visit. You can tell the locals are very proud, as it is so we'll looked after, colourful and immaculate. We also took the small...More

Thank LlewKateLlew
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went as part of a land tour. Very quiet, picturesque harbour. The museum provides a fairly comprehensive history of the Dockyard, along with interesting artefacts.

Thank Carla P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a night at Nelson's Dockyard harbor in our catamaran. We went up to Shirley Heights for the Sunday Night sunset party and had breakfast the following day at Admiral's Inn, the small hotel on the water. It was a lovely experience. We shopped...More

Thank SolangeI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nelson's Dockyard is the center of this magnificent National Park in Antigua on Barbuda. Surrounded by fortifications the Dockyard is an operating Georgian period marina. On Fish Fry Friday's locals and visitors meet up with the yachtsmen and ladies for a fantastic evening. On Sunday...More

Thank Geoffrey P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nelson's Dockyard is an old British harbor where Admiral Nelson and the British fleet harbored. There are many interesting writings of life in the dockyard while the fleet was being restocked and repaired. Very interesting stories and relics of the British fleet harbored there.

Thank JJH66
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here independently from Jolly Harbour: two adults, two teenagers, and an eight year-old. We caught the #20 bus to St Johns, then the #17 bus to Nelson’s Dockyard (English Harbour). Journey time was an hour, and cost €60 EC in total (£20). There...More

Thank Al_Gale777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being British this was pretty interesting, we certainly learned some good new facts! The tour guide was excellent who showed us round, then we were left to wonder around. It’s quite a picturesque site, so a good spot for some pictures. It was pretty quiet...More

Thank cocojambo18
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drive up to Shirley Heights first - this little jewel in the history of the island, overlooked the amazing dockyard which is stepped in history. Can't remember the exact cost to go in, but it is so well worth visiting with an interesting video offering...More

1  Thank Jill W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing, has a beautiful view and is great for pictures. It has a story, so do not leave without listening to it.

Thank Melanie F
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artnuvo
15 January 2018|
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Response from BazzaBear34 | Reviewed this property |
We visited on cruise tour but there were plenty of taxi on site
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artnuvo
15 January 2018|
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Response from J K | Reviewed this property |
Every bus #17 that goes there returns to St John's (unless, possibly, it is the end of the day.) We opted to take the taxi to Shirley Heights but there are frequent buses. They leave St John's when they are full or nearly so... More
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storm1924
20 November 2017|
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Response from Nockle1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Walk up to the main coastal road Turn right Should be no more than ten mins
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