Bathsheba Attractions

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From the botanical gardens to a watch tower and down to the every popular beaches, many of Bathsheba's most important attractions exist outside of doors.  There are plenty of ways to keep cool inside as well, though if you aren't shopping, eating, or sleeping, you're probably gambling in a glitzy casino. 

Beaches

Cattlewash Beach

There are several beaches to visit in and around the area. Just click on the name of the beach for more detail concerning that beach.

Cattlewash Beach: The beach is accessible via the Ermy Bourne Highway for both pedestrians and vehicles. The beach runs parallel to the highway, with parking areas at various points throughout.

Another location worth considering is Bathsheba Beach. Bathsheba Beach is positioned on the stunningly beautiful east coast of the island, offering visitors incredible rock formations and excellent views of the hills. The rugged waves are ideal for advanced surfing, while those looking for a simple swim should stick to the inshore pools.

Barclays Park Beach: The beach is accessible from the Ermy Bourne Highway, which cuts through the beach and park. Parking is located on both sides of the highway and is quite accessible for both pedestrians and vehicles.

Bathsheba and the surrounding areas have a wider range of beach choices. For more details about beaches, visit this page.

Landmark Attractions

St. John's Church

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Cotton Tower Signal. It is located in southwestern Bathsheba. While there are several other signal stations on the island that you can enter for a panoramic view of Barbados, Cotton Tower is not one of them. Instead, a walk around the grounds might give you pause to think about what life would have been like for a soldier in charge of standing watch on the grounds over a century ago.

Another popular destination is St. John's Church. It is situated on St. John Parish, 2.5 mi. Southeast of central Bathsheba. 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.

Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill: One of only two entirely intact and restored sugar mills in the entirety of the Caribbean is located on Barbados. That sugar mill is called Morgan Lewis.

That's not all -- you'll find a wider range of other landmark attractions. Make your way to this article which is all about other enjoyable places to visit in and near the area if you're looking for some more details.

Natural Attractions

Andromeda Botanical Gardens

Assuming you enjoy natural surroundings will probably enjoy visiting Andromeda Botanical Gardens. <p>Once a private estate, the Andromeda Botanical Gardens are now open to the public so that all may take in the wonderful sights and explore the extensive grounds. Visitors are sure to enjoy the many plants, flowers, and trees, as well as the equally beautiful birds that make the gardens their home.</p>

A second option you should consider visiting is Hunte's Garden. <p>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.</p>

These are just a few of what you can find. Go to this extended discussion dedicated to natural attractions in and near the area if you'd like to discover additional facts.

Casinos

Feeling Lucky? Visitors looking to test their luck will find quite a few places to go nearby.

Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Bagatelle offers dining on-site, so you can eat before or after you hit the gaming floor. While you wait for you food, find out just how lucky you are. Lucky Horseshoe Saloon is not only a Western American style restaurant serving International fare, it is also a place to pull the slots.

Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Warrens is situated in Eden Lodge, 7.1 mi. South West of central Bathsheba. In Barbados, you could very well strike it rich while you eat. At the Lucky Horseshoe Saloons, a bank of slot machines offer a diversion between the time that you order and get your food, so it is plausible that you could wonder over, drop in a coin, and go home a winner.

JoJo's: JoJo's features an impressive gaming lounge, bingo hall, and sports bar for a fun night in St. Michael.

These are just a few of the available options. Click this link to see our article concerning gaming close to Bathsheba.

 

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