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 like spending time outdoors? You may be happy to learn the area has several enjoyable nature preserves nearby.

Farley Hill is a great nature preserve located within St. Andrew Parish, 5.5 mi. Northwest of central Bathsheba. Set on the 17 acre park guests will find picnic grounds, a playground for children, rentable tents, and the Farley Hill Great House. The Farley Hill Great House is a landmark in its own right, built at the turn of the 19th century, and showcasing the opulent life style of then plantation owners.

Vacationers wanting to find a another great natural attraction should consider visiting 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 some time to look through the following table to read more about nature preserves.

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

Caves

Harrison's Cave

Although most people visiting the area are drawn by the beautiful coastline, that isn't the only way to experience the natural beauty of the land. Areas near Bathsheba multiple choices, including a couple of caves.

You might want to visit Harrison's Cave, which is located in Welchman Hall, 3.8 mi. West-Southwest of central Bathsheba. Harrison's Cave Signature Tram Tour The Tram Tour into Harrison's Cave takes you through the caves taverns and past beautiful clear streams and waterfalls aboard the tram. The tour lasts approximately one hour and is available all day between the hours of 8:45 a.m.

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

The table just below lists a few details regarding 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

Vacationers can experience one of the many parks, as well as 5 botanical gardens in and around Bathsheba.

To surround yourself with beautiful tropical vegetation, you might want to visit Andromeda Botanical Gardens, which is located in Bathsheba. Admission into the gardens will allow visitors to take their time and explore the gardens and grounds at their own pace. You will also be able to stop by the on-site cafe for a snack or the gift shop for a souvenir.

A second 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 you'll be able to find are listed in the table 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 Wanstead, 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

Needless to say, Bathsheba has other attraction types. To find out more about other attractions for Bathsheba, navigate to this page.

 

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