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 near the center of St. Thomas Parish, in Barbados; it's three miles (five kilometers) to the west-southwest of Bathsheba.

Nearby Restaurants

There are numerous restaurants to select from in the neighborhood immediately near these gardens. Paulo's Churrasco Do Brasil, which offers Brazilian dishes, is also the most convenient dining option from the botanical gardens. Also close-by, you'll find options including Naniki Restaurant and Bonito Beach Bar & Restaurant where you and your group will be able to sample Caribbean meals and experience the flavors of Barbados.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that are a fan of gardens, and would like to see others, might consider a trip to Hunte's Garden and Orchid World; the first of which is 1.1 miles to the east of Flower Forest. Other types of nearby activities include Harrison's Cave, which is three quarters of a mile away Welchman Hall. Also, you might think about heading over to Welchman Hall Gully, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. 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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