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Address: On Cherry Tree Hill | Hwy. 1, Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: 246 422 8725
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Description: PLAN YOUR VISITTICKETSBDS$ 35 AdultsBDS$ 20 ChildrenTicket prices include...
PLAN YOUR VISITTICKETSBDS$ 35 AdultsBDS$ 20 ChildrenTicket prices include entrance to St. Nicholas Abbey, inclusive the great house, gardens and gullies, rum distillery and nearby Cherry Tree Hill, a historic avenue of Mahogany Trees located just outside the main gate. Cherry Tree Hill offers a breathtaking view of the island's East Coast.Guests can also enjoy a charming home movie c.1935, museum and a complimentary drink (fruit punch or rum punch).Guided tours, subject to availability, are provided at no extra fee. Please enquire with the guides at the entrance to the great house.It is recommended that groups of ten or more persons book in advance. Please enquire about group tours or school programmes using our online reservation request form. Special meals or assistance for guests with special needs may also be made in advance.HOURS OF OPERATIONSt. Nicholas Abbey is open 6 days per week; the Plantation is closed on Saturdays.Sunday - Friday10.00am - 3.30pmPlease check our Calendar of Events for information on the steam mill's operation schedule.While we suggest a minimum of 1 hour for your visit, ideally guests will spend approximately 30 minutes in the great house and approximately 1-2 hours touring the grounds and gardens, Cherry Tree Hill, rum distillery, home movie and museum. We recommend starting your tour no later than 3pm.The Terrace Café serves lunch, tea and other light refreshments during opening hours.
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St. Nicholas Abbey Tour

No disliked, great tour! The history of the plantation was fascinated with the different owners of the estate.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

No disliked, great tour! The history of the plantation was fascinated with the different owners of the estate.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We have been twice to St Nicholas Abbey. The 1st year we bought my dad a bottle of 15 year old in a beautifully decorated bottle. Needless to say my dad loved it and we went back this year and had it refilled for him. My dad says this rum is the best he's had and he knows his rums.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A great day out for us and the children. Interesting and well well maintained it was like a step back in time. A charming afternoon.

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Bushy Park, Saint Philip, Barbados
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A piece of history about sugar and rum distilling in years gone by.Interesting tour of the original family residence and video. St.Nicholas Abbey 10 year old Rum tasting is part of the tour and light refreshments available in a unique setting overlooking the gardens.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I toured the house, grounds and distillery ! The tour guide was fabulous!! She added so much charm to the entire experience! We tasted rum made exclusively there on the grounds and saw a great video done with photos from the early years of sugar cane production! There is light lunch or snack available and premium rum... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I recently visited St Nicholas abbey. The grounds are amazing: nice gardens/ forest area; I was a bit disappointed with the visit of the building itself: you only visit the first floor, which means just a few rooms (dining room, living room and study). Half of the visit is about the rum they make, which you get to taste. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

We arrived at the Abbey to buy their rum,after a little confusion at the front door about our intention to buy rum rather than view the house we were escorted to the shop by an elegant American lady who engraved all 4 of our 5 bottles beautifully, we look forward to the 5 year old which is made at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful house and surrounding with interesting history, rum tasting and a look at the distillery thrown in. What's not to like?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We went to this tour, through Glory Tours as one of the stops on an all day excursion. although it is not an Abbey it was still very interesting. Rum tasting was nice. Beautiful grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We missed visiting the Abbey when on Barbados last year and so made up for it this year. In fact we visited twice; firstly with our son's family and next a little later on with friends who had flown out to stay with us for a week. Barbados is renowned, of course, for its beaches and restaurants and all the... More 

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Address: On Cherry Tree Hill | Hwy. 1, Bridgetown, Barbados
Phone Number: 246 422 8725
Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown

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