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“Disappointing out of season” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Nelson's Dockyard

Nelson's Dockyard
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Hertfordshire, UK
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Disappointing out of season”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

The dockyard feels a little unfinished at present. During the high season ona guided tour, I'm sure it would feel more atmospheric, but for us it was a little flat with not much to do or see. It's probably best viewed from Shirley Heights, where the views are stunning.

Visited November 2012
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Broadbeach, Australia
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“Very interesting historical site”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

It is well worth the visit and very informative from a historical perspective. The setting of the waterfront restaurants at night are particularly enjoyable.

Visited October 2012
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Orangeville, Canada
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“Must Do Activity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

This is a gem. Every visit to Antigua includes a visit to Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour and Shirley's Heights. Well preserved buildings. Unique and compelling history. Fantastic Setting.

Visited November 2012
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Shoreham by Sea
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233 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
“History and beauty in one”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2012

I toured this area by boat. It’s absolutely lovely and occupied a good hour. Plenty of boats to see, plenty of history of course from Nelson’s day and places to eat. A gem of a place, not to be missed.

Visited October 2012
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Salt Lake City
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“History and scenery”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

My family and I went on a shore excursion that included a stop at the Nelson's Dockyard. I was pleasantly surprised after walking through the mart to a historically restored dockyard, with restaurants, museums, and hotels. The guide from the Dockyard was very informative, took her time, answered our questions, and showed us the history of the Dockyard. The only negative thing is I wish we could have had more time there.

Visited September 2012
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