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Gun Hill Signal Station

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This former British outpost affords spectacular panoramic views of the island.
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Hwy. 4, Barbados
+1 246-429-1358
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

We visited Gun Hill Signal Station on a Disney cruise port adventure called "Best of Barbados". There's not a lot to see here but the views are worth a visit. Apparently they hold a lot of events here like weddings and corporate events. That would...More

Thank lionfan91
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It's A Must Visit.....Very Nice You Can See From Miles View Is Magnificent At Night Scenic And Educational

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

An interesting site to visit with good photo opportunities. I had my UK National Trust membership card with me so entry was free. There’s not a lot to see, but historical information is available and it’s well worth a visit as part of an island...More

Thank Helen V
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I am a local and yet every year when my family visits this is the one place that i must take them.The scenery the staff every thing is fantastic. Also for me a local its great for parties weddings limes. This is definitely a must...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Took time out from the coast today and drove inland , came across Gun hill signal station . We spent a lovely hour there , it was interesting, and the views were great from up there . Kevin was on reception and after our tour...More

Thank john e
Reviewed 16 June 2018

The lion statue has some great history to it and is really a fun place to take pictures The views from that vantage point allow for a panoramic vistas of the island.

Thank Nikko4Me
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Perched high up, Gun Hill Signal Station gives amazing views over Barbados. 200 year old station with old cannons. Shop onsite. Worth a visit.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Fabulous views and very interesting history, well worth a visit, great place to stop for refreshments and don't forget to visit the lion for a photo on the drive out 😉

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Nice photo op and view from here but this is only a quick stop off. Visited here while on a ‘safari tour’ of the island. This stop was made worthwhile by the information provided by our guide. I’d imagine it would be fairly disappointing if...More

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Built in 1818 to warn the islands inhabitants about approaching ships, this restored signal station has a sweeping 360 degree view of the island and a really great collection of military memorabilia. If you are able, take a climb up the signal tower, this is...More

Thank joy l
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