St. James Church

One of the four oldest churches in Barbados, St. James Church is a favorite spot amongst tourists due to its location near the island's first settlement.


The main attractions of this church are the stained glass windows, and a church bell with the inscription "God bless King Wiliam, 1969," which pre-dates the Liberty Bell by 54 years.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Holetown if you plan on visiting St. James Church, as those visiting this region of Barbados will be excited to have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. If you wish to stay somewhere within easy reach of St. James Church, you'll have a reasonable number of booking options in the area.

Hotels near St. James Church
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Settlers Beach Villa Hotel Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.5 km) S
The Sandpiper Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) SSE
Coral Reef Club Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.8 km) NW
Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts Resort 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) SSE
Colony Club Hotel Hotel 0.3 mi. (1.0 km) NNW
Mango Bay Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.2 km) S
Sunswept Beach Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.1 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

Recreational opportunities like playing a few holes of golf and beach-going are also widely available in the vicinity. Guests interested in testing their ability at the course, will want to do so at the closest golfing facility, which is Sandy Lane Old Nine Golf Course. If you don't take a whole lot of pride in your golf game, other outdoor options exist, including Folkestone Beach, which is the closest beach to St. James Church. Though the outdoor options above are the most convenient to access, there will still be a good selection of equally enjoyable recreation options. If you would rather stay inside, there is also a brief selection of other places you may want to visit only a short distance away. A great option for activities and fun near St. James Church is Folkstone Museum, which can be found a short distance away.


Contact Information


Location: Holetown, Barbados


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.