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Nelson's Dockyard

St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-481-5021
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St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-481-5021
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Nelsons Dockyard as part of the pink panther day trip... is well worth a visit & would definitely go back again

Thank rydale66
Reviewed 2 days ago

Part of our tour to Antigua included a visit to Nelson's Dockyard. Our guide gave us a brief history lesson and then we were on our own to tour the yard, including the museum. We conversed with a local gentleman who had some great stories...More

Thank cjhoule
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth a visit to see the old buildings and museum. Some very pleasant places to stop for a drink and little shops to browse. Well kept and managed.

Thank Moira H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here a couple of weeks ago. I was intrigued by the architecture and landscape. I was disappointed because there were not many boats at that time but it did not take away from the trip.

Thank jdlemaitre
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a Taxi ride to this side of island we stopped at Nelson's dockyard fir around 30 minutes. The views of the dockyard form Shirley heights is better but there is a small museum to see and restaurants and it was a nice stop for...More

Thank Rick N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another of those 'must-see' places on any trip around the island of Antigua. There is a museum with some interesting finds, and a walk around the English Harbour area is recommended where one can see a selection of old anchors, chains and winding...More

Thank SimsiesCornwall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Nelson's Dockyard as part of an Island Safari trip so it included the tour guide for the dockyard in our tour price. It's a quaint area, with plenty of history and interesting things to look at. There's some nice restuarants and a pub...More

Thank SouthernFairy16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here at 3:05 p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon. We were hoping to sit back and enjoy the scenery with a glass of wine, but all of the restaurants had closed at 3 p.m. It was pretty much a ghost town. Some little shops...More

Thank NancyOO7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not everyone's idea of the best way to spend a lazy afternoon but it's well worth a visit. An hour to absorb the rich history of the area and a good choice of places to get refreshments. No visit to Antigua should omit this attraction!

Thank francis2120
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restored old dockyard. There are nice hotels and restaurant in the old buildings of the dock yard. Defenately a must if you visit Antigua. The views are spectacular

Thank Nikolaos82
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Is everything open throughout the year? Brod
June 23, 2017|
Response from Nikolaos82 | Reviewed this property |
i am pretty sure some hotels and restaurants are closing in september for a small period
are there any moorings available and at what cost and who and how to contact them via ship to shore. also any onshore accomadations?
April 30, 2016|
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Response from Princess__l0ul0u | Reviewed this property |
No moorings in Nelsons, its quite tight quarters, round the other side in Falmouth there are moorings and space for anchoring, it is a 5 min walk between the 2.
What are the opening hours and what day do the cruise ships normally dock. How much is the entrance fee. Any public transport from Jolly Beach. Sorry lots of questions. Thanks.
February 7, 2016|
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Response from martin w | Reviewed this property |
I pretty sure it was open 8 til 5. Not sure about transport there as we just rented a car. Easy to find and good parking in front of facilities. No problem driving on in a right hand drive, just beware of the pot holes all... More