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A wonderful collection of plants with a relaxing pond at the heart of these historic gardens. Journey through these gardens at your leisure and marvel at the vision of its creator, the multi-award winning Iris Bannochie (three Gold medals at the...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A wonderful day in this hidden botanical oasis. Staff very friendly and informative. Would highly recommend a visit. Green monkeys and Humming birds seen in the gardens.

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all enjoyed the walk around the botanical gardens. Staff very welcoming and informative. Spent a lot of time watching the monkeys. Good views of Bathsheba.

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had one day free to play tourist during a recent trip to Barbados for work. I had the opportunity to go to Andromeda to visit the flower garden. I had a great trip over there, my driver from RCR tours provided comment and descriptions...More

Thank MaryAnnCatherine
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Yes! The twenty or so individual but connected spaces that comprise Andromeda Botanic Gardens provide so much interest and variety. There really are surprises at every stage of the journey through this great landscape. I love your descriptions. Yes! The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful Botanic Garden on the beautiful East coast of Barbados. The staff are all wonderfully helpful. The garden has a really peaceful feeling as you wander round the well labelled plants, trees and water features. Will be back next time we are...More

Thank DuncanBZ
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. The east coast of Barbados is rather special. Thank you so much for coming and I'm super-pleased that you enjoyed this great garden. When you do return, there will be some changes as we are always making this garden even...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even more beautiful this year as substantial thinning out had taken place since our last visit exposing more plants/foliage and bringing in more light. Stunning display of gingers plus the lotus was in flower.More

Thank annie202020
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We started the 'thinning out' process in 2014 as this great garden really needed to 'breathe'. Thank you for noticing! And yes, you are right. Doing so really allowed the beauty of Andromeda to shine. Our gingers and heliconias look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I go to Barbados, I always visit Andromeda Botanical Gardens. There is always something different and this time was no exception. A truly fun and interesting tour. This time we had a guided tour. The young lady was informative, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. And she...More

Thank SeanLy
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure walking through Andromeda with you and your friends. Guided tours can add so much to the experience. Thank you for being a repeat visitor. People such as yourself are always amazed at the positive changes that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited twice in May after living here almost three years and wished I hadn't waited so long. Wonderful, helpful staff, great maps, adequate signage and an amazing variety of tropical plants. Well tended gardens. Learned your entrance ticket is good for 3 weeks - a...More

Thank Laura G
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Great things are worth the wait! Now that you have visited please do return. We are always changing, adapting the gardens to make it as perfect as possible. Thanks again. Regards Sharon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

easy to follow routes round the garden all plants well labelled, hummingbirds feeding on the ginger flowers. occasional mongoose , informative staff.More

Thank joan e
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your short and sweet review. Just to add Andromeda Botanic Gardens also has an incredible number of plant species and was created as a private garden by Iris Bannochie - our most gifted horticulturalist, winner of three Chelsea Gold Medals as well...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a point of visiting Andromeda Gardens as we'd heard there were some great views of hummingbirds - and there were! What we hadn't realised was the sheer range of beautiful plant and tree species amongst tranquil walks and spectacular vistas. At the time...More

Thank Dave A
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Hummingbirds - yes! We have now placed a bench inside our Heliconia Walk where you can sit, wait and enjoy! Yes! The variety of plants is incredible - hundreds and hundreds of different species, not just different varieties of a...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018

A lovely time to spend while visiting Bathsheba. Great way to change your scenery from the gorgeous beaches, see a fantastic range of exotic plantsMore

Thank westindieman
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thank you for your review. Yes! There is so much more to Barbados than our gorgeous beaches! Buildings, cricket, rum, food, fabulous authors, artists and gardens galore - so much to experience and explore! Andromeda is the original garden and has the largest variety of...More

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tmid
31 January 2018|
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Response from SallyMurphy | Reviewed this property |
Either up to Speightstown and down the east coast or down to Bridgetown and over to east coast. Better still do it as a whole day out as a circle. Start early and chill. Regular buses from Bridgetown. 40 minutes or so... More
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birtley21
24 January 2018|
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Response from SallyMurphy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I caught a bus for 1$ US Leave every hour from the stand in the capital. Takes an hour. I suppose the cruise ship do not do a trip. Just ask a taxi driver. Sorry
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Lynda06
5 March 2017|
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Hi. Your UK National Trust card allows entrance at half price. UK RHS members are free as are Barbados National Trust members. Children 15 and under are also free. Hope this helps.
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