Flower Forest

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Flower Forest is a botanical garden in the Scotland district on the island of Barbados that has been designated to prevent further development and preserve the well-cared for flora of the island.

The Flower Forest is set on 53.6 acres and is thick with flowers all year.

There are two main paths through the gardens that are handicap accessible, and no steps along the way. Guests may opt for a guided tour, which will cost extra and require prior notice.

Location

Flower Forest is located toward the center of St. Thomas Parish, in Barbados; it's 3.1 miles to the west-southwest of Bathsheba.

Nearby Restaurants

You won't face any difficulties finding a meal before or after your visit to the gardens, since you're going to find an impressive array of food and beverage places in the general vicinity. The most proximate restaurant to Flower Forest is Paulo's Churrasco Do Brasil, which offers Brazilian food. Also nearby, you and your group will encounter options such as Naniki Restaurant and Bonito Beach Bar & Restaurant where you and your companions can try a bite of Caribbean meals and enjoy the Barbados scene.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that like botanical gardens, and have the energy to view some others, should check out Hunte's Garden and Orchid World; the first is 1.1 miles away from these botanical gardens. You'll find at least one or two additional places of interest nearby, including Harrison's Cave, which is three quarters of a mile away Welchman Hall. You might also think about checking out Welchman Hall Gully, which is another nearby attraction.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of things to do. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Flower Forest
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Harrison's Cave GeoFeature 0.7 mi. (6.1 km) SW Welchman Hall
Welchman Hall Gully -- 1.0 mi. (6.2 km) WSW Welchman Hall
Fisherpond Great House Historic Site 1.9 mi. (5.9 km) SSE 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Cotton Tower Signal Historic Site 1.9 mi. (2.2 km) E 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Aerial Trek Adventure Other Attraction -- -- 4.3 mi. East-Southeast of Holetown
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 3.3 mi. (2.4 km) W 1.5 mi. East of Holetown
Gun Hill Signal Station Historic Site 3.5 mi. (8.4 km) S 5.2 mi. South-Southwest of Bathsheba
St. John's Church Historic Site 4.7 mi. (4.1 km) E 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba

More Information

Hours

The Flower Forest is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, however no new admission into the park will be granted after 3:45pm.

Flower Forest is closed only on Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Cost

The entry fee for Flower Forest is $10(USD) per adult and $5(USD) for each child under the age of 12.

Location: Richmond Plantation, St. Thomas Parish, Barbados

Phone

(246) 433-8152

Website

http://www.flowerforestbarbados.com/

Email

info@flowerforestbarbados.com

 

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