Hunte's Garden

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These private gardens are the pride and joy of owner Anthony Hunte. He invites guests to come and walk his very large garden. Do not be discouraged by the idea of a personal garden, Anthony Hunte is a world recognized horticulturalist, and his garden is more of a jungle that you may think.

Hunte's Garden is lush and green, with many colorful flowers popping up in mini gardens that work together to create an artistic natural adventure. You will be able to find your way through by following the paved path that is set in place for you.

The garden is located in a gully surrounded by the rainforest, and offers a path that is easy to walk as you enjoy the mulch-dimentional gardens.

The garden offers above all else a peaceful stroll and possibly a sight of a some native wildlife. Additionally, you may run into Anthony, the owner, who will be more than willing to talk about his garden and answer any questions you may have. If you stay until dusk you'll be treated to the serenade of croaking frogs that reside on the property.

Location

Located in , welcomes local customers and travelers who are lodging in this part of Barbados. Even if you aren't staying in this location, you are free to drop by to check out the sights.

Located just 25 minutes drive from Holetown and St. Lawrence Gap, Hunte's Garden is easy to access in the verdant hills of St. Joseph's.

Situated toward the eastern outskirts of St. Thomas Parish, Hunte's Garden always welcomes local residents and visitors rooming in this part of Barbados. Regardless of whether or not you are staying in this location, you are free to stop by to check it out. In case you're wondering, Bathsheba is two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the northeast.

Nearby Restaurants

There are a multitude of eateries to select from in the community near the botanical gardens. Naniki Restaurant, which serves Caribbean food, is also the closest restaurant to the botanical gardens. The eatery is a slight ways away, but distant enough that you will probably decide to make advance plans for taking advantage of a viable method of transportation to visit there. Paulo's Churrasco Do Brasil and Bonito Beach Bar & Restaurant are some of the other dining possibilities in close to this natural attraction where you will be able to enjoy the local cuisine in Barbados.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like botanical gardens, and are interested in visiting others, should consider seeing Flower Forest and Orchid World; the first is a mile to the west of Hunte's Garden. Other types of local attractions include Cotton Tower Signal, which is less than a mile away St. Joseph Parish. Furthermore, you can think about checking out Harrison's Cave, which is another attraction close by.

If your taste for travel keeps you looking for new activity and attraction options, the following table shows the closest options.

Attractions Near Hunte's Garden
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cotton Tower Signal Historic Site 0.9 mi. (2.2 km) ENE 1.3 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Harrison's Cave GeoFeature 1.7 mi. (6.1 km) WSW Welchman Hall
Fisherpond Great House Historic Site 1.8 mi. (5.9 km) S 3.7 mi. South West of Bathsheba
Welchman Hall Gully -- 2.0 mi. (6.2 km) W Welchman Hall
Aerial Trek Adventure Other Attraction -- -- 4.3 mi. East-Southeast 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 3.6 mi. (4.1 km) E 2.5 mi. Southeast of Bathsheba
Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum Museum 4.4 mi. (2.4 km) W 1.5 mi. East of Holetown

More Information

Hours

Hunte's Garden is open daily, simply stop by and see if they are open, or call a head.

Cost

The cost of admission is $15(USD) per person and includes fresh juice or rum punch.

Address

Castle Grant, St. Thomas Parish, Barbados

Phone

(246) 433-3333

Website

http://www.huntesgardensbarbados.com/

 

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