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huntes gardens and st nicholas abbey

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huntes gardens and st nicholas abbey

Hi everyone we are going to the savannah in just over 3 weeks,we are thinking of hiring a car for the day can we just turn up here or do we have to book,also can anyone tell us how far apart these two are.Also is there a chemists near the savannah or will we have to go into bridgetown for that thanks for any help Also is anyone else going to the savannah 4 may.

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1. Re: huntes gardens and st nicholas abbey

At St Nicholas Abbey you just show up and pay your money to get in. However, you might want to call ahead to see if they are doing any cane grinding as that is very interesting to see. It is a lovely old house and grounds, and has a very interesting old home movie to watch.Nice little gift shop with local pottery etc and jams and cakes. You can also get lunch on the patio.

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2. Re: huntes gardens and st nicholas abbey

bellhell

You can just turn up at both Hunte's Gardens and St. Nicholas Abbey. The two are a 20-25 minute drive apart..... just about 15kms or so depending on the route you take.

Yes, there is a chemist near the Savannah. The closest to you will be Callies Pharmacy at Brigade House opposite the Garrison Savannah. There is also the Lewis Drug Mart in Rockley, and Knights Pharmacy at Super Centre Big B in Rendevous. No need to go into Bridgetown, but you could if you wish. They are several in the capital, particularly on Broad Street.

Hope this helps

Regards

Edited: 08 April 2012, 18:32
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Great choice to visit St.Nicholas Abbey, just to let you know it is closed on Saturday's. We quite often go on a Wednesday or Sunday and combine with the buffet lunch at the Atlantis. It could be a break between the two spots. Enjoy!

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Agree with combining with lunch at Atlantis(we just had the normal lunch which was superb). Best to book to get on the terrace overlooking the sea.

Super rum punch at both St Nicholas and Huntes gardens!

Enjoy

Edited: 09 April 2012, 18:33
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5. Re: huntes gardens and st nicholas abbey

Both great places to visit we have been to st Nicholas abbey 3 times. Suggest you book car hire in advance as when we there in feb our friends rang loads of companies but couldn't get a car for anything less than 3 days and then only a large jeep at higher cost .

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6. Re: huntes gardens and st nicholas abbey

Thanks everyone for replying to my post,this is a very helpful forum we may just get a private driver for a few hours and combine the two with lunch as the rum punch sound to good to miss.Anyone know the price of a private driver for a few hours and can we arrange this at our hotel thanks again.

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7. Re: huntes gardens and st nicholas abbey

bellhell

You're welcome!

I know some drivers charge $100-$120 USD for a 4-5 hours, however, feel free to contact any of the drivers on this list for a firm quotation: tripadvisor.com/Travel-g147262-s304/Barbados…

You can also wait until you arrive and just get a taxi from your hotel to take you as well. Perhaps you may want to compare the two rates quoted to ensure you're getting a fair price.

Regards

Edited: 10 April 2012, 13:09
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