Barbican Estate

The Barbican Estate is a collection of old ruins ranging from cannons and battlements to cogs for sugar mills. As an official Jamaican National Heritage Site, this maintained property is a great way to experience what the history of Jamaica has left behind.


Visitors are free to explore the area and find the many ruins that are scattered among the area. You may need to look carefully, as over the years nature has reclaimed much of what was the Barbican Estate.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Barbican Estate may choose to book their trip in Hanover Parish, since guests staying in this region of Jamaica will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction during their visit. There are a fair number of hotels around the neighborhood around Barbican Estate.

Hotels near Barbican Estate
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Tryall Club Villa complex 2.9 mi. (14.9 km) E
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa Resort 3.2 mi. (24.4 km) W
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa Hotel 3.3 mi. (24.6 km) W
Dream Inn Hotel 4.7 mi. (26.8 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

Guests at Barbican Estate will be able to find a choice of island pastimes like hitting a few rounds of golf and enjoying water sports not far away. Tourists who enjoy testing their proficiency at the course, will want to do so at the nearest golfing opportunity, which is Tryall Golf Course. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, there's no need to fret - go over to Sandy Bay, the most convenient beach to visit. On top of that, you will likely find a few more outdoor choices in the neighborhood. Because you'll also be near at least one indoor attraction, the surrounding area should be a fun section of Jamaica to look around. The nearest indoor place of interest to this historical site is Dolphin Discovery, which can be found a short distance away.


Contact Information

Location: Hanover Parish, Jamaica


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