Must see Barbados tourist attractions
The Animal Flower Cave Barbados
The Animal Flower Cave located at the extreme north of the island, is an amazing creation of the sea. The cave got its name from the Sea Anemones or sea worms that can be found there. This Barbados tourist attraction consists of a large cave with many chambers and natural pools.
This natural geological wonder is also a great place to host your Barbados wedding. Two weddings have been hosted at the cave the most recent in October 2006. This Barbados tourist attraction consists of a large cave with many chambers and natural pools. This natural geological wonder is also a great place to host your Barbados wedding.
Two weddings have been hosted at the cave the most recent in October 2006. Click here to learn more about what visitors to the Animal Flower Cave had to say
Morgan Lewis Mill
Morgan Lewis Mill was originally built in the 18th century to grind the sugar cane during harvest time. It was one of the many mills dotting the landscape of Barbados during that early era when sugar was king. This tourist attraction now falls under the Barbados National Trust; it was restored and is now the largest complete windmill in the Caribbean.
A must see part of Barbadian heritage… maybe this
mill is a reminder from our ancestors, that a tropical
paradise needs renewable energy idyllic hide-away.
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Lewis Wind Mill
St. Nicholas Abbey
St. Nicholas Abbey is one of the majestic great
houses of Barbados it has been well preserve for the
past 350 years. This 17th century house is perhaps
the last such house anywhere in the world. This
property is now one the island’s heritage sites and
tourist attraction it also proudly represents an era
when sugar was king on the island.
The next major Barbados tourist attraction in the north of Barbados is the Wildlife Reserve. This natural habitat for the animals is tucked away in a grove of mahogany trees overlooking the scenic Scotland district. Click here to learn more about St. Nicholas Abbey in Barbados.
The Barbados Wildlife Reserve
The Barbados Wildlife Reserve is the perfect
place to observe the Barbados Green Monkeys and a
host of other animals in their natural
environment. Central Barbados is just as beautiful
as the Northern villages but more important it is
home to some amazing tourist attractions. If you
want to be truly fascinated by the wildlife
Barbados has to offer the reserve is the place to
tour. Click here to learn more about The
Barbados Wildlife Reserve
Harrison's cave of all the Barbados tourist attractions is the most visited attraction in Barbados; it is located within close proximity to a number of other wonderful attractions. What ever you do make sure you allow time for a visit to Harrison’s Cave.
I am sure as you make your trip through this three mile underground, crystallized limestone cavern you will stare in awe at the magnificent geological features this natural wonder has to offer. And you can’t help but notice icicle shaped stalactites hanging from the roof reflecting the glimmering light of the impressive stalagmites rising from the ground.
You too will gaze in wonder at the mirror lake, a large pool whose surface reflects the formation of this great wonder. Click here to learn more about Harrison's Cave Barbados .
Welchman Hall Gully
Welchman Hall Gully is another attraction in central Barbados. This three and a quarter mile long lush green tropical forest reserve is the home to many exotic trees and plants, these include bamboo, clove, nutmeg and a variety of palms.
Welchman Hall Gully is one of the island’s most magical places; its tranquility radiates the kind of calm that can only come from Mother Nature. Another of central attraction in Barbados is the Flower Forest. It is located approximately three minutes drive away from Harrison’s Cave and some 850 feet above sea level. Click here to learn more about Welchman Hall Gully in Barbados.
The Flower Forest
The Flower forest features fifty acres of
natural beauty enhanced by creative
landscaping. As you meander along the nature
trails you have spectacular panoramic views
of the island’s rugged but beautiful East
coast. Click Here to Learn More
Flower Forest in Barbados.
Historic Bridgetown which recently
celebrated its 350th anniversary is the
capital of Barbados. The city is the home
to the oldest synagogue in the western
hemisphere and the third oldest parliament
in the British Commonwealth. Bridgetown
and its Garrison boost a number of ancient
buildings many dating back to the British
colonial days of the 17th and 18th century
was inscribed on the UNESCO list of World
This historic city official inscription was granted by the World Heritage Committee during its 35th session at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, which ran from June 19th through June 29th, 2011. Click here to to learn more about Historic Bridgetown in Barbados.
Tyrol Cot built in 1854 also
represents a house from Barbados past
its design is a blend of Palladian and
tropical architecture. Here you will
find displayed a slave hut, a chattel
house and a rum shop. Within the grounds
of Tyrol Cot you will find a living
museum comprising a number of unique
Barbadian Chattel Houses, each
displaying the unique architecture of a
bygone era. Click here to learn
more about Tyrol
Cot Heritage Museum
Mount Gay Visitor Center
Mount Gay Visitors Center and Rum
Tours is perhaps the most frequently
visited of all the Barbados tourist
attractions. Here you will gain an
educational insight into the history
of the world’s oldest rum. The
Garrison Historic tours consist of the
Barbados Museum, George Washington
House, the National Cannon Collection,
St. Ann's Fort, and the Military
Cemetery. Click Here to Learn
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Gay Visitor Center and Rum Tours
The Barbados Museum
The Barbados Museum is the home of
Barbadian culture and heritage it is
located at the center of the
Garrison Historic area on the
perimeter of Bridgetown. The museum
comprised of seven galleries each
offering an educational insight into
the rich heritage of the island.
Click here to learn more about The
History of Barbados
George Washington House
George Washington House is also
an integral part of the Garrison
Historic area. This house has a
fascinating history being the only
house outside the United States of
America where the great George
Washington ever resided. On the
upper floor you will find a museum
which focuses on the rich heritage
of Barbados during the 17th and
If you'd like to know more about George Washington House and journey into the history and culture of this island paradise. Click here to learn more about George Washington House in Barbados
Andromeda Gardens is a 6-acre
botanical garden and attractive
tourist attraction in the
village of Bathsheba, Saint
Joseph in Barbados. Name after
the Greek Goddess this
magnificent garden was created
by the late Iris Bannochie as a
haven for relaxation as well as
a botanical garden.
This garden contains an wonderful collection of different plants from many other tropical and sub-tropical locations, either collected by Iris Bannochie herself, or given to her as gifts. On her passing in 1988 she bequeathed Andromeda Gardens to the Barbados National Trust so that its amazing beauty would continue to be a blessing to visitors. Click here to learn more about Andromeda Gardens in Barbados.
Orchid World is a six acre
tropical flower garden located
amidst the lush sugarcane
fields of St. George in
Located at one of the higher
points of the island at 800 ft
above sea level, Orchid World
has become the ideal tour stop
where you can take in the
lovely country views. In
addition this location is
perfect for growing and
displaying the more than 1,000
Orchids currently on display
as well as the thousands of
Caribbean plants and flowers.
A visit to Orchid World allows you explore the well-landscaped, meandering path that leads you on a self-guided tour past a waterfall, through a coral grotto and eventually through five orchid houses with stunning blooms!. Click here to learn more about Orchid World and Tropical Flower Garden.