Belmont Estate is a historic plantation circa the 17th century that serves as a popular tourist attraction in St. Patrick. Here, guests can tour the grounds and see how a fully functional plantation operates.
Belmont is more than just a plantation. As you tour the grounds you will notice that the property is home to an organic farm, several gardens, and cocoa processing facilities along with a restaurant, museum, goat dairy farm, petting farm, and even a credit union.
The museum houses a collection of artifacts and displays that detail the history of Grenada, from home life to traditions on the island, and of course, an exhibit dedicated to life on the plantation.
There are three different gardens on property: the Orchid Garden, the Blue Garden, and the Sugarcane Garden. Each is well kept and open for tours.
Tours of the grounds are available, in which a knowledgeable guide is there to talk you through the working of a plantation, including stories about Belmont Estate's history, and how raw product becomes those that are sold on shelves.
Plenty of museums serve their guests more than just the chance enjoy the property. Refreshments are conjointly sometimes available for travelers at a further cost. This attraction is one such example.
Consider staying in Belmont if you plan on visiting Belmont Estate, as travelers to this region of Grenada will be pleased to have easy museum access for the duration of their trip. There isn't much congestion in the area near the museum, particularly since there aren't many lodging options nearby.
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Belmont Estate is located in Belmont, a hamlet on Grenada; it's three and a half miles (six kilometers) to the north of Grenville.
The plantation is located in the township of St. Patrick, on the major road between the villages of Tivoli and Hermitage. It's easy to reach by car, by following one of several principal routes from the capital. You can drive from St. Georges via Grand E'tang, taking the Eastern Main Road through St. David or the Western Main Road through Gouyave and Victoria. It's only 15 minutes drive from Sauteurs or Grenville. It is also acessible by bus -- check with your hotel or make a reservation through one of the local tour operators.
Belmont Estate has an on-location restaurant, a good option if you're hoping to grab a bite to eat close-by. There are just enough restaurants to keep out-of-towners satisfied in the region immediately near Belmont Estate. The most convenient eatery is Belmont Estate, which serves Creole dishes. Belmont Estate is a short distance away, but removed enough that you may need to decide on having a particular type of transportation to get there. Morne Fendue and are a couple other nearby lunch and dinner possibilities. At Barry's Country Retreat Restaurant you and your party can try a bite of Caribbean cuisine and enjoy the Grenada scene.
Belmont Estate is open to the public Sunday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. except on Christmas Day.
Show up at Belmont Estate with plans to hand over the cost of admission, which your party can learn by phoning ahead of time.
Phone Number: (473) 442-9524
Location: Belmont, Grenada
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