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The only 17th-century plantation house in Barbados entirely open to the public.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Highway 48, Barbados
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The plantation is work in progress. Entrance fee 25 bds. The tour is basic and the quality is dependant on the guide. Takes about 1 hr to go through. The antique furniture has been collected from all over the island as the fire in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Irene H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here with a trip. 2 coach parties put together so too busy to here and see everything without feeling like a hard of cattle. Need more seating in the garden to sit and wonder what life was like when the house was the plantation...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Louisezone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were interested in seeing one of the original plantation houses in Barbados and were underwhelmed by the interior which as soon as we arrived were told it had burnt down in the 90s so very little of the original interior and furniture was left....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank travellingowl19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The two stars are for the building which is an interesting sort of place,and falls somewhere between a museum and an old private house.The tour guide was really bad,she just rushed about and left half the party behind,then had the cheek to say "It seems...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ridgebacker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were fortunate to visit not long after the total restoration of the glorious original homestead and its impressive grounds. In the basement there is an impressive collection of old Horse Drawn Carriages and early Optical testing Equipment belonging to its former owner. The tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank speaktruly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The guided tour of the house was very interesting and ”short” enough for our young kids to endure. The restaurante served delicious food!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vagabondfamiljen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Neither a true museum nor stately home. Full of beautiful antique furniture and old artefacts but our tour guide wasn’t able to share much info about what life was like on a working plantation. I wanted more detail about what life was like rather than...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P5040WOhelens
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Had a personal tour of the house, our guide was full of facts and information about the history of the house and Barbados, enjoyed the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Good place to spend an hour or two. Informative guide who brought the house to life. Lovely antique furniture and beautiful setting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 854sally
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Our guide said he hadn’t been here since reopened after a refurbishment. He was amazed in the upgrade to the parking and outside areas We joined a tour and were somewhat disappointed that our guide rattled off what was upstairs but didn’t actually go up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank H3145RAjoeh
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22 March 2016|
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Response from Miranda O | Reviewed this property |
Hi Howiebuoy, As previously stated the house was well below par. I did not know what to expect but I for sure know when there is a 'white elephant' in the room. The house is not shown to a good or great standard. It is All... More
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