Yarborough Cemetary

Used between the years of 1787 and 1896, the Yarborough Cemetary was the first cemetery in British Honduras. Though it began as a burial site for Anglican Church Members, it soon became open to the general public, and soon after that was filled to capacity. Today tourists can walk through the grounds and view the names of some of Belize City's historic residents.


In 1999, after having fallen into disrepair, the grounds of the Yarborough Cemetary was restored. Some additions include a fence around the perimeter and a marble wall listing the names of those who were buried there.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Yarborough Cemetary may choose to book their trip in Belize City, since guests staying in this part of Belize will have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. If you'd like to book your stay close to Yarborough Cemetary, you'll have a good selection of booking options in the area.

Hotels near Yarborough Cemetary
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Coningsby B & B 0.2 mi. (0.5 km) NE
Seaside Guest House Guest house 0.3 mi. (0.4 km) NE
The Caribbean Palms Inn Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.4 km) NNE
Las Palmeras Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.6 km) N
Renaissance Tower Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.2 km) NE
Isabel’s Guest House Guest house 0.5 mi. (0.3 km) N
Belcove Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.4 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

There are many restaurants to select from in the community surrounding Yarborough Cemetary. Macy's Cafe is an easy to reach café and the one of the fastest dining options from this site. Macy's Cafe is a short distance off, but distant enough that you may decide to arrange for having some mode of transportation to arrive. Wet Lizard and Harbour View are a couple other food and drink options near Yarborough Cemetary. At Harbour View you and your companions will want to try out Asian meals and experience the culture of Belize.


Operating Hours

The cemetery is open all day every day to the public, though it is recommended that you visit this spot in daylight hours.

Contact Information

Location: Belize City, Belize


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