Natural Attractions in Bathsheba

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Whether partaking in a twilight stroll to gaze out onto the ocean and watch the sailboats as they float through the waters, or spending hours hiking through local parks for glimpses of local greenery, the natural beauty that abounds in Bathsheba is simply astounding.  Whether or not you choose to visit some of the designated natural attractions here, you are sure to get an eyeful. 

Nature Preserves and Hiking

Farley Hill

Do you want to spend part of your vacation out in the fresh air? You may be happy to find out that the area has several interesting nature preserves nearby.

Farley Hill is a great nature preserve located within St. Andrew Parish, 5.5 mi. Northwest of central Bathsheba. Farley Hill, because of its cooling tree cover, well maintained property, and eye-catching scenery, is well loved in Barbados for special events and even just a picnic with family and friends. Guests staying on the island will find this a nice place to relax and explore some historic ruins.

Vacationers hoping to locate a another great natural attraction will enjoy exploring opportunities like Barbados Wildlife Reserve. Come see the natural Barbados, the one void of hotels, restaurants, and malls. Here at the Barbados Wildlife Reserve, you will be able to catch glimpses at the native animals of the island, including monkeys, as they go about their day.

Take a moment to look through the table just below for more information.

Nature Preserves and Hiking Near Bathsheba
Name Type Location
Barbados Wildlife Reserve Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 6.0 mi. Northwest of Central Bathsheba
Farley Hill Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 5.5 mi. Northwest of Central Bathsheba


Harrison's Cave

Even though most tourists have heard about the beautiful water and coastline, those aren't the only way to enjoy the natural wonders available. Areas near Bathsheba some interesting choices, including a couple of caves.

You may enjoy visiting Harrison's Cave, which is located in Welchman Hall, 3.8 mi. West-Southwest of central Bathsheba. Naturally made caves have a certain air of mystery, and are certainly fascinating. Harrison's Cave is one such attraction.

A second choice to consider Animal Flower Cave. It is located 10.4 mi. Northwest of central Bathsheba. The Animal Flower Cave is located on the most northern top of Barbados in St. Lucy.

The following chart lists more details concerning caves.

Caves Near Bathsheba
Name Type Location
Animal Flower Cave Cave 10.4 mi. Northwest of Central Bathsheba
Harrison's Cave Cave 3.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Bathsheba

Parks and Botanical Gardens

Andromeda Botanical Gardens

Visitors can spend some time in one of the many parks, or 5 botanical gardens in and around Bathsheba.

To surround yourself with beautiful tropical vegetation, consider visiting Andromeda Botanical Gardens, which is found in Bathsheba. 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 popular attraction in this category 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.

The parks and gardens available are displayed down below.

Parks and Gardens In and Around Bathsheba
Name Type Location
Andromeda Botanical Gardens Botanical Garden 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Bathsheba
Errol Barrow Park Park 8.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Bathsheba
Flower Forest Botanical Garden 3.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Bathsheba
Hunte's Garden Botanical Garden 2.2 mi. South West of Central Bathsheba
King George V Memorial Park Park 7.3 mi. Southeast of Central Bathsheba
Lazaretto Gardens Botanical Garden 9.0 mi. South West of Central Bathsheba
Orchid World Botanical Garden 3.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Bathsheba
Queen's Park Park 9.6 mi. South West of Central Bathsheba
Welchman Hall Gully Park 4.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Bathsheba

Fortunately, Bathsheba includes other attraction types. For more in-depth coverage of other attractions, go to this article.


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