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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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  • Average8%
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Cherry Tree Hill, BB26007, Barbados
+1 246-422-8725
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed every minute of our tour. This place is a 'must see' on your day out! With beautiful surroundings and a step back in Barbadian/British history dating back 400 years. The plantation house tour includes a short film, with insight into slavery, Rum making...More

Thank love l
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The house and grounds are well kept, and we had a great tour guide who interpreted the history very well. Restaurant seemed good, judging by how busy it was, even expats eat here on a Sunday. The rum tasting is fun and the portions generous.

Thank bridee405
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We weren't sure whether to visit or not but are glad that we did. We arrived at 10.45am and after watching the video showing the plantation in 1935 joined the 11.15am tour. The tour guide Heather was informative and engaging and the manager Simon gave...More

Thank Hayley R
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the most expensive tour we went to. Do not recommend. You tour on your own, and we were done literally in 15 mins. There is not much to see. Plus the 2nd story of the building is closed (per rep, building cannot get...More

Thank nancyjadore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a beautiful location entrance was fabulous with the hanging trees. Grounds are well kept. Staff are really helpful. Went when it was crushing day.

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was pleasantly surprising. The history and pride the staff takes in their delivery and knowledge was impressive. But let's get to the real deal, the rum tasting was really really awesome! Bring your camera with lots of GB. Great location for pictures. I...More

Thank KayeMae001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try to go Monday to Thursday when they do crushing . Disappointed rum tasting is not standard in visit but 20 banjun dollar extra. Grounds and house lovely and although tour not on distillery was interesting . Video well worth watching .More

Thank Adfq
Simonjacksonwarren, Owner at St. Nicholas Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the positive comment. The video is a must see. I am glad you enjoyed. Please email me about the Rum tasting. I am the owner and you are allowed one rum tasting with your tour. No one should have taken money from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely house and gardens with a boutique rum brewery. You get to see how the sugar is harvested and turned into rum. There were bats in the distillery during the daytime! The rum is very good. There are free tastings and an upscale gift...More

Thank dragontamer2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing! It is beautiful! The tropical plants and sounds! The Abby is from the 1600's and beautiful. Simon makes the rum tasting like non you've ever experienced. We had a great time! We took a taxi so we co stay as long...More

Thank Lchuvala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though a fairly pricy $45bsd entrance fee, this is amazing. the house tour can be boring for younger guests (like myself) but has nice history. the rum distillery and tasting is amazing. love this place, we will come every time we visit the island, go...More

Thank Issey H
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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