The first working estate on the island, this property played a significant role in the history of St. Kitts as the very first land grant made in the West Indies by England. It also has an interesting story as the current owner bought it without this knowledge and has over the last decade continued to unearth more features of the property. Guests are invited to explore this unique destination for its cultural value, but also to experience a thrill on a zip-line tour.
This stunning location consists of a sugar factory and mill as well as a rum distillery and great house, cafe and gift shop. You can learn about the property's history by touring it on your own or wit the help of a guide; there are markings and plaques that detail the estate's history as well as pay tribute to the slaves that worked the land. 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.
Consider staying in Old Road Town if you plan on visiting Wingfield Estate, as visitors to this region of St. Kitts will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. There is a good selection of hotels around the neighborhood surrounding this historical site.
|Ottley's Plantation Inn||Resort||4.5 mi. (8.4 km)||NE|
|Hotel||4.6 mi. (3.5 km)||NNW|
|Willett's Vacation Great House||Guest house||5.0 mi. (1.1 km)||ESE|
|Ocean Terrace Inn||Hotel||5.1 mi. (1.1 km)||ESE|
Positioned on the northeastern outskirts of Old Road Town, Wingfield Estate welcomes local residents and tourists lodging in this village or an adjacent neighborhood. Even if you aren't staying in this location, you should consider stopping by to enjoy a great time. It's west-northwest of Basseterre.
Look for the Estate a short distance off the main highway that circles the island, in the same neighborhood as Romney Manor.
When guests have had enough history for one day, they will be able to choose from just enough food and drink options in the neighborhood. The most convenient restaurant is Sprat Net, which serves Caribbean food. Also near Wingfield Estate you'll find eateries such as Nirvana Chinese and Pan-Asian Cuisine and so hopefully, at least one of these nearby eateries will placate the whole party.
Location: Old Road Town, St. Kitts
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