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What to see in Bridgetown

Bridgetown Attractions


Steeped in British colonial history, Bridgetown exudes a distinctly English sensibility with a laidback West Indian feel. Island lovers come here from around the world to browse the duty free shops on Broad Street, frolic in the azure waters of Carlisle Bay, and explore the city's museums. History buffs will also enjoy the Barbados Garrison, a UNESCO World Heritage site, as well as the city's magnificent colonial buildings. Other than a rich history and culture, Bridgetown boasts many wild and scenic natural attractions close to its heart, including a large variety of wildlife and plant life not far from the city centre. The outdoor enthusiast will have their hands full in Bridgetown with many natural attractions to explore just outside the city limits, form the bright green tropical forests or the beauties of the coral reefs under the crystal clear waters off the town's shores. Either way, travellers to Bridgetown find themselves in the perfect spot to explore Barbados, be it just to lie on the pure white shores or explore the many beauties of the islands wild surroundings.


Barbados Garrison

Barbados' colonial military history is well represented at the Barbados Garrison, the 18th-century base of the British…

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Bathsheba

This little fishing village on the east coast is a favourite spot for photographers because of its picturesque rocky…

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Graeme Hall Swamp

Not far from Bridgetown, in the parish of Christ Church, is the largest expanse of inland water on Barbados. The expansive…

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Jacobean Mansions

St Nicholas' Abbey in St Peter and Drax Hall in St George are two of the oldest buildings in Barbados. Both are world-renowned…

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Wildlife

The waters around Barbados are a treasure trove of marine life. In the far north of the island is the Animal Flower Cave…

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