St. Ann's Garrison

The Garrison, as it is known locally, is a small historic district just south of Bridgetown. Throughout the 1700's and the 1800's the area was the base for the British West Indies Regiment, Britain's Colonial Army in Barbados. The area is full of historic sites and buildings and is a great place to visit if you are looking to sample many different things in one place.

Exhibits

You can expect many of the building in the area to be built in the traditional colonial fashion, as that it when the buildings were built.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in St. Matthias if you plan on visiting St. Ann's Garrison, since visitors to this region of Barbados will have easy access to this historic attraction during their visit. If you'd like to stay somewhere near this historical site, you'll enjoy quite a few hotel room choices in the vicinity.

Hotels near St. Ann's Garrison
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Island Inn Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (2.3 km) NW
Savannah Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (2.9 km) SE
Grand Barbados Beach Resort Resort 0.2 mi. (2.2 km) NW
Radisson Aquatica Resort Resort 0.2 mi. (2.2 km) NW
Amaryllis Beach Resort Resort 0.3 mi. (3.0 km) SE
Hilton Hotel Barbados Hotel 0.3 mi. (2.4 km) W
Bajan Beach Cottages Cottages 0.3 mi. (2.0 km) NNW

Location and What's Nearby

You won't have a hunger problem if you linger at this historic site; you can find a plentiful supply of restaurants in this area. Brown Sugar, which offers Caribbean meals, is also the closest restaurant to this site. Brown Sugar is a brief ways off, but out of the way enough that you will decide to arrange for using a type of transportation to transport your party. The Boardwalk Restaurant and Pier 1 Restaurant are some of the other refreshment choices nearby. At Pier 1 Restaurant you and your party may try a bit of eclectic cuisine and experience the flavors of Barbados.

Information

Operating Hours

The hours of operation for the site are not readily available, meaning that your party's top chance at success is calling in advance to make certain the institution is going to be operating when you and your group plan to head over.

Payment

Show up at this institution ready to hand over the price of admission, which you can nail down by calling ahead.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (246) 426-8982
FAX: (246) 429-6663

Location: St. Matthias, Barbados

 

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