Gun Hill Signal Station

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The most impressive and most popularly visited of the series of signal stations through Barbados, Gun Hill Signal Station in St. George was once the watch dog and warning system for the island. Should need arise during the 19th century, these signal stations were ready to warn the rest of the island of impending doom. Now, visitors flock to the top of the watch towers to enjoy the panoramic view.

Offerings

Aside from a chance to see the island of Barbados in a way that can not be done nearly anywhere else, guests will also find a small collection of military memorabilia within the walls of the signal station.

Staying Close

St. George is a good option for those wishing to visit Gun Hill Signal Station, since visitors to this region of Barbados will be pleased to have convenient access to the historical site during their visit. There are numerous lodgings near Gun Hill Signal Station.

Hotels near Gun Hill Signal Station
Hotel Type Distance Direction
All Seasons Resort Europa Hotel 1.7 mi. (5.9 km) N
Melbourne Hotel and Apartments Hotel 4.5 mi. (2.0 km) SW
Angler Apartments Hotel 4.6 mi. (4.0 km) W
Sweetfield Manor Historic Inn B & B 4.8 mi. (2.9 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

Within traveling distance you'll find Sandy Lane Green Monkey Golf Course, a good golfing option in the area.

Information

Contact Information

Location: St. George, Barbados

Website: http://barbados.org/gunhill.htm

 

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