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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 2 days ago via mobile

If you are driving good luck, the signage is poor. You can go on the tour, and they give you a taste of their rum in a thinly veiled attempt to sell you some. The movie was fascinating and worthwhile. Unless you eat there an...More

1  Thank ExperiencedTravelers
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting- well worth a visit. Nice touch having the family members doing part of the tour/tasting.

Thank IngridEL21
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a lovely morning at St Nicholas Abbey. The house is very interesting and the rum works were fascinating. It was a pity the rum produced was so expensive in the shop, but the trip is worthwhile.

Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A well kept plantation house and grounds,with a working distillery and steam cane crusher. You can walk around on your own or take a tour with a guide it's best with a guide. It has a shop and restaurant selling top notch food. The rum...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited with my friends. Rich in history and well maintained grounds. We got to see the sugar cane being milled to produce the rum and we also enjoyed the rum tasting. We bought some fantastic rum along with mango chutney, cane syrup and marmalade. The...More

Thank MissBajangirl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The St. Nicholas Abbey is certainly a wonderful site to behold in Barbados. The grounds are immaculate. You will be greeted by a very knowledgeable tour guide who will explain the history of the Abbey and its family lineage. Part way through your formal tour...More

Thank LoveLakeoftheWoods
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky to arrive just in time for a guided tour, where you will visit the ground floor of the house. You can easily visit the sugar cane fields and factory with the steam machine. We really appreciated the very informative old movie recorded...More

Thank Baryla
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year we go they have added another great product. This year is their Rum punch, i bet you cannot just have one bottle. Simon is your Rum Guide and will explain their offerings. He is funny and passionate about the place and Rum..

Thank ChefDtv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the tour of the house which was very very interesting, some rum punch and then a rum tasting. There followed a cine film from nearly 100 years ago about one of the previous families who owned the estate visiting from Britain. It was great...More

Thank Sisleman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really good having member of owners family on site with helpful explanation of what happens in boutique distillery- a good trip to attractive part of island

Thank michael v
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December 15, 2017|
Response from Simonjacksonwarren | Property representative |
Good morning White and red wine, vodka, gin, Rum, soft drinks etc. Everything except champagne (which is available for sale also) Did you have a special request?
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