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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
+1 246-422-8725
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We brought our boys ages 9-13 and they had a great time hearing about the history and seeing the antique furnitures. Hugh, the operations manager at the Mill, was patient and knowledgable as he explained the process and mechanics behind sugar cane manufacturing to our...More

Thank Floree B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice old plantation house and interesting history into the production of Rum, you get to taste their product and able to buy in your own engraved bottle

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our visit here was enhanced by chatting to Simon, one of the family who own this delightful estate. He is an inspiration. We enjoyed a film about the property dating from the 1930's, followed by a really interesting tour. Then there was the (included!) St...More

Thank Tallulahbelle21
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This tour was awesome. I'm writing this based on the fact our group got to witness actual crushing of the sugar can in the steam powered crusher. The distillation column was also in operation too. Of course the historic house is great as well. The...More

Thank unforgiven_me
Reviewed 5 days ago

rented a car when we got off main roads on way to here, we were stopped once by a guy jumping in front of us. he wanted to get in our car, then wanted money. after we left him 2 others tried to do same...More

2  Thank donstephens1961
Reviewed 6 days ago

We made an impromptu visit during our Barbados vacation the end of May, early June and were pleasantly surprised at how much we enjoyed it! First suggestion, buy the rum! If you are thinking of buying one of these beautiful bottles don't hesitate! I did,...More

Thank JulyJKJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited St Nicholas Abbey to have a tour of the house and the plantation and found this to be a very interesting visit. The lady who gave us the tour was very friendly and passionate about the Abbey and it's history, which was...More

Thank 100michelle
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house tour is well organised with a very informative guide, The complimentary rum punches went down well, follwed by rum tasing and self tour of the distillary. A very good way to spend a morning when you want a little time away from the...More

Thank Hilary S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as part of a small tour. The house and plantation are beautiful and the shirt tour around the distillery was fascinating. Good for couple young children may be board.

Thank Graham E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Bajan friends recommended our visitto St Nicholas Abbey. Not sure what I was expecting but we were not disappointed. Firstly its not an Abbey its a planatation and distillery house. For your entrance fee you get a tour around the distillery its a take...More

Thank Derek M
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Ashley W
Is Wednesday or Thursday when sugar cane is ground in-house? Thanks!
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Simonjacksonwarren | Property representative |
Monday to Thursday this month
Chris L
Would two hours be long enough to see everything on the plantation? Thanks, Chris
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
can you estimate the cost for 4 of us to grab a taxi to St. Nicholas from the cruise port? We will be in Barbados next week. Jon
February 9, 2017|
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Response from barinr | Reviewed this property |
Taxis are tough to estimate but make certain you get a firm quote before you leave. I'm guessing $100-120 USD plus a total of $90 USD entry into St Nicholas.