St. John's Church

Photo Credit: © Shayan Sanyal CC BY

Featuring classic Gothic architecture, the St. John's parish church was built in 1831 to replace the previous church which had been destroyed by a hurricane -- a theme you see a lot with the churches on Barbados.


Laid to rest within the walls of the St. John's Church include Ferdinand Paleologus, a descendant of Constantine, and he late Prime Minister of Barbados, the honorable David John Howard Thompson.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying on St. John Parish if you plan on visiting St. John's Church, as travelers to this region of Barbados will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. There are many hotels close to this historical site.

Hotels near St. John's Church
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Atlantis Hotel Hotel 2.1 mi. (1.1 km) NW
Sea-U! Guest House Hotel 2.1 mi. (1.0 km) NW
Round House Inn Guest house 2.7 mi. (0.4 km) NW
All Seasons Resort Europa Hotel 4.0 mi. (5.9 km) WSW

Location and What's Nearby

Spirited travelers will additionally be engaged by the area because of the possibility of open-air pursuits. Historic site patrons with a keen interest in golf will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Apes Hill Club. If you don't take a whole lot of pride in your golf game, you're not out of luck - head to Bath Beach, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. But, an additional selection of outdoor options remain in the community. Because historic site visitors will also have access to at least one indoor attraction, it will be an enjoyable section of Barbados to investigate. The nearest indoor place of interest to this historical site is Andromeda Botanical Gardens, which you can find a short distance away.


Operating Hours

You should call the landmark in advance to get the exact hours of operation.


Arrive at this landmark with plans to hand over the cost of admission, which your group can learn by calling ahead.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (246) 433-5599 Or (246) 433-1586


Location: Hackleton's Cliff, St. John Parish, Barbados


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