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Gun Hill Signal Station

Hwy. 4, Barbados
+1 246-429-1358
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This former British outpost affords spectacular panoramic views of the island.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hwy. 4, Barbados
+1 246-429-1358
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This gives you the history of communications prior to telephone in Barbados . Very interesting with magnificent views. Well worth a visit

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The attraction was closed for repairs, but the manager was kind enough to open it for a small group of us. He was delighted that we wanted to experience this historical site during our short visit to Barbados. Great views, fascinating history.

Thank 13miker52
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Gun hill signal station st George is a great place to go the staff are very informative and the views spectacular My family home is just below it between it and the Lion.

Thank alfbrogan
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Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

When our group arrived the station was closed and areas were being renovated however one quick call by staff and the manager arrived to open it for us. The views were fantastic as well as reading the history. Huge thank you for opening for us.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We visited on a quiet day during our family trip to Barbados so we were lucky to have the place all to ourselves. Awesome views of the South and Southern part of the Western side of the island. We learnt some of the Bajan history...More

1  Thank Jason M
Reviewed April 14, 2017

This was our last stop off for the day and we timed it right as the cruise ship tours had left and the guy running the place happily chatted away and we probably got a much more in depth tour than most, which was good....More

Thank boxUk
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Not much to add to other reviews, other than to say its a great place to visit just to stand in the shade, with a cool wind looking out across Barbados, Great view. Clean and well run. Parking on street - but no issue. Its...More

Thank Diskdr
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We decided to drop by as we have been to Barbados many times but we never visited this attraction. The hill has nice views of the South and the Southern part of the West of the island. There are a few exhibits explaining how the...More

Thank SergeOttawa
Reviewed March 30, 2017

We decided to stop here late in the afternoon. This turned out to be a very good decision. All of the cruise ship visitors had left for the day and we were able to chat with the young man who was in charge. He gave...More

Thank Joanne G
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Interesting historical overview of how Barbados remained in British control for so long. Beautiful views.

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