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St. Nicholas Abbey

Cherry Tree Hill, BB26007, Barbados
+1 246-422-8725
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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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Cherry Tree Hill, BB26007, Barbados
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was nearly going to give it a miss, but we were both so glad we didn't I loved the tour of the house, found the film really good fun & very interesting! Then there is Simon, what a great chap who is very funny in...More

Thank fruitbat100
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dont be put off by the name it is not an Abbey, this is an old sugar cane plantation. Its 45 Bajan dollars for entry (apx £18) but worth it, you get a tour, a little history education about the property and a fabulous talk...More

Thank Kristy A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting and informative . Loved the film shown and the free rum punch . Good tour guide who New her stuff and explained the history of the plantation excellently . Great opportunity to purchase local rum and have the bottle engraved whilst you watch and...More

Thank Dawn N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired a car for a few days during a 2 week holiday and set off to explore the island. Our first stop on day one was St Nicholas Abbey. Very expensive entrance fee for a family of 3 - over £60. To be honest...More

Thank w00dlandedge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I visited st Nicholas Abby, but our visit was to purchase rum which we did . I had the opportunity to sample the rum and I purchase 1 which was very, very, smooth.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Filled with lots of knowledge of how the island Barbados used to be also shows you interesting video footage of old Barbados on Wednesdays you'll also get the opportunity to view the grinding of some sugar cane you can also but your rum there and...More

Thank statement501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to St Nicholas Abbey but overall thought it was a bit pricey and was ultimately a massive marketing exercise for their rum. We enjoyed a tour of the house, but we only went into 2 rooms and looked at the third...More

Thank Suzywongevans
Simonjacksonwarren, Owner at St. Nicholas Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning I am glad you enjoyed the tour of the house and tasting the rum. Next time you come back I'd love to talk to you about how we make the rum. At the abbey we love people to take in the ambiance. I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place to visit, not just for the grand house and garden and beautiful trees, but also an insight into how early British entrepreneurs started the plantation and how it's become an active rum distillery. What was noticeably missing, however, was an account of how...More

Thank Bolu H
Simonjacksonwarren, Owner at St. Nicholas Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am glad you enjoyed the tour. I would be happy to explain in more detail any bit of history you think was passed over. Look forward to seeing you soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to admit I wasn't over joyed when the boss said we were going here. The house tour is interesting, the rum tasting ok but the video at the end well that was fascinating to say the least! A real insight into the history...More

Thank neil p
Simonjacksonwarren, Owner at St. Nicholas Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. Glad you enjoyed the video. It is amazing to see Barbados in 1935.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The start of a beautiful coastline upon the hill through the avenue of beautiful bearded trees - turn off to the gates and taste this excellent Rum

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Rena D
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Simonjacksonwarren | Property representative |
Good evening The tour is roughly every hour from 10-3:30 Sunday - Friday. See you soon
Ashley W
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Simonjacksonwarren | Property representative |
Monday to Thursday this month
Chris L
May 24, 2017|
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Response from Simonjacksonwarren | Property representative |
Good morning Chris 2 hours will be sufficient time to see the plantation. Look forward to seeing you soon Simon