Wingfield Estate

Photo credit: © Carbelle Batik
 

This property plays a significant role in St Kitts history, being the first working estate on the island. The current owner continues to unearth forgotten features of the property. Guests are invited to explore this unique destination for its cultural value, and even experience a thrill on their zip-line tour.

Wingfield Estate

What to Expect

This stunning location consists of a sugar factory and mill, a rum distillery and great house, a café, and a gift shop. Guided informational tours are provided. Markings and plaques detail the estate's history and pay tribute to the slaves who worked the land. Wingfield is one of four places on the island housing petroglyph rock carvings. To add to the fun, a zip line tour run by Sky Rides allows guests to fly through the rainforest and over the Wingfield River.

Positioned on the edge of a tropical rainforest, you will find a serene spot with plenty of photo opportunities.

Staying Close

Old Road Town is a good option for those wishing to visit Wingfield Estate, because travelers to this region of St. Kitts will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. There is a reasonable selection of hotels around the region around Wingfield Estate.

Hotels near Wingfield Estate
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Belle Mont Farm Hotel 4.7 mi. (3.5 km) NNW
Ocean Terrace Inn Hotel 5.3 mi. (1.1 km) ESE
Glimbaro Guest House Guest house 5.5 mi. (0.6 km) ESE
Bird Rock Beach Hotel Motel 7.2 mi. (2.1 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

Wingfield Estate is located just outside the heart of Old Road Town, a village in Saint Thomas Middle Island Parish; it's 5.8 miles to the west-northwest of Basseterre.

A short drive from Basseterre, the estate is located at Romney Manor.

Hungry patrons can choose from several restaurants and bars in the neighborhood. The most proximate eatery is Sprat Net, which serves Caribbean food. Sprat Net is only around a half mile from this site's location, so stop in and peruse the menu. Nirvana Chinese and Pan-Asian Cuisine and King Snack are some of the other food and drink options near Wingfield Estate where you could try something different on St. Kitts.

Information

Operating Hours

Operating hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Payment

For price of admission, dial up Wingfield Estate before your visit to find out if they charge, and if so, how much.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (869) 465-6253

Location: Old Road Town, St. Kitts

Website: https://www.caribellebatikstkitts.com/wingfield-estate/

 

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