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Graeme Hall Swamp

#122 of 208 things to do in Barbados Features Animals
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Sanctuary....if only just to relax for just awhile.

The Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary is free to wander through the front grounds. The cafe is open and... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
two to travel t
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Calgary, Canada
Great for a coffee break!

As you will read from the other reviews most of the reserve is closed to the public - a local... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Lesley M
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Kent UK
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Stroll down the boardwalk and observe tropical wildlife and migrating birds in their natural habitat at this wildlife reserve.
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  • Poor6%
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary is free to wander through the front grounds. The cafe is open and selling coffees/cakes/juice. The trails are closed as is the aviaries. Staff are working diligently to keep up the main ground but the rest is locked. Tarpon swim...More

2  Thank two to travel t
Reviewed 13 April 2017

As you will read from the other reviews most of the reserve is closed to the public - a local problem. However, if you are looking for somewhere to stop off for a coffee, a sandwich, a cold drink then this is somewhere well worth...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This absolutely beautiful 240 acre green space or real estate depending on you'r point of view. Unfortunately for the people of Barbados and for Thousands of tourists most OK damn near all of it is closed to the public and has been for many years....More

2  Thank The5Cats
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Well we have just got back from Barbados. We visited the Graeme Hall Reserve. The outer grounds looked as immacuate as ever. Gardening staff were visible so someone's paying their wages. They are selling potted plants at the entrance. The cafe was open; we bought...More

Thank Chris2006
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Nowhere is there any indication that the paths around the lake/swamp are not open. We looked for an entrance once we entered the parking area. It was not evident, other than a sign pointing the way to the "cafe". We saw others entering so we...More

2  Thank Stedwill
Reviewed 18 February 2017

First off, it's important to point out that the actual Reserve and the trails are still not accessible to the public. There is a lot of information on their website that will explain the situation - it's a rather sad state of affairs when the...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Lovely gardens and cafe, shame you cannot walk round the lake. We saw massive fish in the lake and an aviary with flamingos etc, you can buy something from the cafe and they let you into the gardens, was a great place to enjoy a...More

Thank Jacwink
Reviewed 9 February 2016

It is so sad that we can not see the whole Graeme Hall Nature Reserve My great grandmother's property was on the edge of this property I saw it in the building stages Hope it gets settled and it will open to all

1  Thank jma13
Reviewed 15 January 2016

I knew the reserve was closed before we went but I'd read that you can access the garden if you purchase food from the café. My boyfriend and I had some delicious cakes and the staff in the café are very friendly. We ate our...More

1  Thank 8899Donna
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We visited yesterday and were not advised beforehand that the trails were closed. To gain entry we were told we had to make a purchase, anything would do! So we chose a couple of ice creams at 7 BDS each. Mine was inedible and ended...More

Thank alisonjambo
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