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Barbados’ Cultural Influences

Also known as ‘Little England’, Barbados’ British heritage has impacted immensely on Caribbean Culture.  Barbados’ capital historic Bridgetown and Its Garrison have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Itinerary Details

Day 1

Barbados Museum & Historical Society
Housed in 19th century military prison buildings, the Barbados museum galleries reveal the islands rich history, culture and heritage.
Address:
The Garrison , St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael

Day 1

The Garrison Savannah
The Garrison Savannah is a top tier horse racing venue in Barbados but it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site given its long history and cultural significance to the island. Sitting on the outskirts of the nation’s capital, Bridg...
Address:
The Garrison , St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael

Day 2

Blackwoods Screw Dock
A beautiful and unique historic site; the only remaining screw dock of its kind in the world featuring a historic Maritime Centre as well as Blackwood’s Tavern.
Address:
Cavan�s Lane Bridgetown, St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael

Day 2

George Washington House & Museum (Temp. Closed)
(Temporarily Closed) The young George Washington and his ailing brother Lawrence resided in this historic plantation house, also known as Bush Hill House, for two months in 1751. Barbados was the only country ever visited by the future “Fi...
Address:
Garrison , St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael

Day 2

Ancient Mikvah and Jewish Synagogue
A small but world-class museum where findings are ongoing. Visitors should expect to see a work in progress, a visit to the adjacent synagogue and museum is recommended.
Address:
Bridgetown , St. Michael
Location:
St. Michael

Day 3

The Mount Gay Rum Visitor Centre
The Mount Gay Rum Visitor Centre tour will give you a comprehensive guide through the history of the world’s oldest rum brand.

Day 3

The Foursquare Rum Factory and Heritage Park
The Foursquare Rum Factory and Heritage Park is a more modern and computerized rum factory. The heritage park features beautifully landscaped gardens, art, craft shops and food and drink stalls.
Address:
St. Philip
Location:
St. Philip

Day 4

Arlington House Museum
Arlington House is an educational and engaging three-story museum housed in a restored eighteenth century building.
Address:
Queen Street, Speightstown, St. PeterQueen Street, St. Peter
Location:
St. Peter

Day 4

Farley Hill National Park
Once the site of a beautiful mansion built by Sir Graham Briggs for the entertainment of royalty including King George V in 1879, today Farley Hill has been designated a national park by Barbadian Government. 
Address:
Farley Hill, St. Peter
Location:
St. Peter

Day 4

St. Nicholas Abbey
St. Nicholas Abbey, located in the parish of St.Peter, was built in 1660 and is one of only three genuine Jacobean mansions in the Western Hemisphere.
Address:
St Nicholas Abbey, Cherry Tree Hill, St Peter BBB26007
Location:
St. Peter

Day 5

Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum
A permanent reminder of how sugar was produced, this museum now stands as a tribute to Sir Frank Hutson.
Address:
Portvale , St. Peter, St. James
Location:
St. Peter

Day 5

St. John's Parish Church
On a lovely cliffside, overlooking the beautiful scenery of Barbados’ East Coast, there is an awe-inspiring church with a rich and interesting history.  That sanctuary is the St. John Parish church, with an estimated construction date of 1...
Address:
St. John
Location:
St. John