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“Fun at horse racing”
Review of Barbados Garrison

Barbados Garrison
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Owner description: Former 17th century British military base, now open to the public.
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Went there to relaxed, to the gym that's free to the public,walked and jogged there as well.My very first experienced watching horse racing was right there we had snowcones and totally enjoyed ourselves ,but in my honest opinion there could do with a bit of work to bring it back up ..

Thank Marlene J
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

the old British Empire look of the area. The architecture and history and reminders of its former use.
the George Washington House

Thank Allan J
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

This old fort is quite a large building, with a courtyard centre, where no doubt the troops would have drilled and been inspected every day . It is an imposing building , strongly built to withstand attack . In the 17century many se faring nations were staking claims to Caribbean Islands , as well as a large number of Privateers or Pirates who would take whatever they could .
The museum has a good plan which you receive when you enter, showing the room layouts around the quadrangle . The exhibits show life though out the period and are easy to follow.
If you listed hard you can hear the tramp of marching feet, as the soldiers parade.
The Garrison was used to put down the slave rebellion , when many were killed and many more deported . Slavery was ended by an act of the English Parliament which then took effect some years later in the Caribbean. Much is to be learnt from a visit here. Barbados has a lot to offer.

Thank AndySkipton
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

We went for the last 2 races, no need to pay as you can just stand on the side, we were in a great location as we were by the railings where the horses go into the stalls. Good couple of hours

Thank julie-torre
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

You have to watch the changing of the guard at Main Guard in Garrison. Queen Victoria chose their uniforms and that woman obviously had taste! They are all so focussed, yet very Caribbean - don't get there too early - go for 12 noon

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