Attractions in Bathsheba

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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

You will discover several beaches to consider in and around the area. You can click on the name of each beach for a detailed article concerning that section of the coast.

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 option worth considering is Bathsheba Beach. The Bathsheba beach is accessible via local roads off of the Ermy Bourne Highway. The beach itself is situated between the Round House Inn Restaurant and Bar and Bathsheba Park, with numerous parking opportunities in between.

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.

These are just a few of what's available. To find out about other beaches available, read this page.

Landmark Attractions

St. John's Church

One popular destination is Cotton Tower Signal. It is found within 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 common landmark for vacationers is St. John's Church. It is located within St. John Parish, 2.5 mi. Southeast of central Bathsheba. 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.

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.

But that's not all -- you will find a range of other landmark attractions. Use this link to visit our extended discussion of landmarks in and around the area.

Natural Attractions

Andromeda Botanical Gardens

Andromeda Botanical Gardens is one of the natural attractions you might consider visiting. 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.

Another place worth considering is Hunte's Garden. These private gardens are the pride and joy of owner Anthony Hunte. He invites guests to come and walk his very large garden.

Needless to say, you'll find plenty of additional choices too. You can read this article dedicated to natural attractions in and near the area if you'd like more information.

Casinos

Ready for some action? Vacationers who'd like to try their luck in some gaming action will discover plenty of alternatives nearby.

Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Bagatelle offers dining on-site, so you can grab a bite to eat before or after you try your luck. 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 located 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 examples are only some of what's available. Click on this link to visit our article concerning gaming close to Bathsheba.

 

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