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We finally fond the place, which consisted of a farm building and an office, knocked on the door and greeted with Hello. we explained that we are here for the tour, the guy then said come in $12 each, we thought ok cant get any...More
We stopped by hoping to purchase some of the finished product but the prices were astronomical. A set of king sheets I had my eye on were $1250 US dollars but definitely worth the quality. The guides were nice and were able to answer questions...More
We were a group of 8, and everyone (including the 4 men who had minimal interest in fabric) very much enjoyed this, even though it is not the harvest season (advantage of that...we were solo visitors, no crowds). We were all interested in the history...More
If your a weaver, knitter, or other fibre nerd, it's worth the visit to see how the material gets treated before it gets shipped in bulk to be further processed elsewhere (Italy). The large machinery that is used is interesting, as our tour guide Gerard...More
Mr Stevenson was an excellent tour guide giving an insight into the cotton growing and processing industry as well as a very interesting history of this ginnery. Quality of the cotton grown here is exceptional and used for haute couture. Best for those with an...More
Definitely underwhelming, but interesting. I would suggest that the head guy keep some cotton on hand to actually show visitors the process, instead of just pointing to the machines in the nearly empty warehouse.
Difficult to understand the other reviews. Having visited Barbados several times and seen most of the sights, we made a trip here as something new. Fair enough, we missed the tour and that may be our loss, but on arriving mid afternoon everything looked locked...More
Unless the cotton gins are running (usually sometime in February for a few weeks) there is not much to see here. The introduction is a four minute advertisement..er..I mean film; that shows their cottons, made into shirts, skirts, etc,; being worn by models in what...More
If you find yourself in the area, I would suggest a stop at Exclusive Cottons of the Caribbean to take in their short tour of their cotton gin and handling factory. It is very interesting and if you are lucky enough to be around after...More
We wanted to visit this place as we knew nothing about cotton production and some ads we saw looked interesting. It is near Orchid World- and when you drive in just looks like a farming operation so we were not really sure where to go...More