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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 yesterday

While driving to Shirley Heights (you should go there as well) we could not miss the huge yachts in English Harbour, they were incredible. We came down to check them out and many of the are sterned tied in the Nelson's Dockyard, So here you...More

Thank knordli
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not a lot do do if you are not a beach fan, so we went on this trip by taxi, rather than the expensive ship tour. But was pleasantly surprised as we enjoyed it more than we thought. Some will be put off by the...More

Thank chris w
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here on a day out of our holiday with parents and it was one of the best parts of the entire holiday. The history we learned as well as the beautiful views and shopping centre/bar was top notch and would go back for a...More

Thank sazzaj1994
Reviewed 6 days ago

Historica area, lots to learn here, so so touristy : make sure there is not a cruise ship in St Johns when you go..

Thank Pippa N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop to stroll, go to the beach, the marina and restaurant. Very pleasant area. You feel safe, and able to see a island paradise hot stop every corner you go.

Thank walme2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on trip from cruise ship. This area is like a piece of england in antiga. Plenty of yachts to view in harbour. Clean toilets, good restaurants, a bakery and museum. Market stalls just inside entrance. Well worth the visit.

Thank Elizabeth526
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on an excursion so had little time but as a historian and shopper I wish I had at least a half day or more here. A restored dockyard with many artifacts, museum, gift shops, craft shop and restaurants. This is a do not...More

2  Thank russpei
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area has been well maintained. It is informational and beautiful. Lots of shopping , restaurant and hotel. Very clean and a park atmosphere.

Thank Island-Di
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in English Harbour, Nelson's Dockyard is a British Georgian naval base that is well worth tearing yourself away from relaxing on a beach to visit. The buildings have been renovated in part fairly recently and were constructed with as much original material as possible....More

1  Thank Bon444
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most unexpected return to uniquely British history. Visited as part of the Best of Antigua and Lobster lunch excursion from Britannia. Had lovely lunch overlooking the Harbour and rich people's boats. Not to be missed.

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November 20, 2017|
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Response from alphonsus10 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry but we went in a mini bus and I cannot in all honesty answer this question.
Karen R
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
If you are in St James (as we were) you can easily hire a car (we did) and you are about 15 minutes from Nelson's Dockyard where there is free parking at the entrance. Have a great stay
October 7, 2017|
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Response from NuNu55 | Reviewed this property |
We have just finished our cruise on Britannia and used the ships excursion. It takes about 45min to get there. We were given entrance, a rum punch and a short tour. If you do it yourself I think the entrance fee is $8us... More