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Address: Cherry Tree Hill, BB26007, Barbados
Phone Number: 246 422 8725

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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My father in law and I had the tour while my wife and her mum enjoyed relaxing in the decking behind the big house over looking the forest. The tour was very Interesting and our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As a party of seven we found the entrance fee rather steep but all went ahead and entered. The building from outside looked so interesting. On entering we were gathered together in the first room which was filled with old curiosities and given a brief talk on the history of the building and past and present family members, all of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My father in law and I had the tour while my wife and her mum enjoyed relaxing in the decking behind the big house over looking the forest. The tour was very Interesting and our tour guide was very funny. I learned a lot about the history of Barbados and the farming and production of rum. Taking home a bottle... More 

Thank Dillon23
Martinsville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is amazing. The 200 year old furniture. The amazing story of why the current owner bought the place. The film in the tour shows you part of why. The small running distillery is neat to see. the food is real good. I suggest the fish cakes, they come with a pepper jelly for dipping. Very good. and the... More 

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Fort Washington, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful property set away from the busy Bridgetown. Great small batch rum distillery. But the grounds and the house take you to another place in time. At the end of the tour they show a film dating back to the 20's or 30's can't be sure have lots of rum by that point.

Thank tknight67
Kandahar, Afghanistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my second favourite visit on the island (after Concorde). The house was magnificent and the current owners must be rightly proud of the work they have done to maintain it in its current condition. My wife and I spent a thoroughly pleasant afternoon wandering through the house and grounds. My Father in law was delighted with the rum... More 

Thank Andy M
Newton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A well thought out repurposing of a colonial manor house. A really pleasant place to be. The family that owns this place is carefully building a great brand. The cane crushing and boiling was most interesting for the kids, and the rum was finely crafted and distilled (a little on the ex-y side). On an island like Barbados, it's one... More 

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Parma, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful garden and interesting rum tasting with movie about history of Abbey. Unfortunately we did not have a tour of the place and the old way of making rum. . Got to see and understand on our own. But it's worth the visit. Definitely.

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milton keynes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a interesting place to visit as it had many thing there. A nice house, great garden and a rum distillery. So by the time you had you free rum punch and walked around and then had some samples, happy days 😀

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Marden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a day that was part-cloudy with the occasional shower and this was a perfect trip for that kind of day. There is the opportunity to see some of the inside of the house, watch an old home movie of Barbados, see the rum distillery and taste some rum. Everyone was very happy to explain what they were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do when visiting Barbados, we have been twice to St.Nicholas Abbey, lovely house and gardens and rum that hits the spot. The walk through the house is very interesting. Rum tasting and fruit punch for non drinkers and kids.

Thank sue s

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