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Visit here on a Thursday at noon and you will see the changing of the guard which is free and is held at the Main Guard / Clock Tower area of the garrison.
We wouldn’t have known anything about it if it hadn’t been mentioned...More
Had an excellent visit here. Every Thursday, changing of the guard, which is free. There is also a house and gardens to visit, and this also has a lovely coffee shop. Really enjoyed the visit, very informative and a chance to get out of the...More
Just a quick stop off here, no racing unfortunately at this time of year.
Wish we had been able to time visit with changing of the guard, that would have really bought the place alive.
Not really worth stopping unless for racing, guard event or...More
We've been to Barbados several times but had never visited the Garrison before. It was a very interesting trip and we learned a lot about this fascinating landmark and the stories behind it, along with how George Washington was influenced by his time here. The...More
This is a great place to walk round first thing in the morning when the horses are out for their workouts, you will also see a lot of people exercising as it is very cool. There is also George Washington House and grounds and the...More
Every Thursday at noon, there is a historic changing of the guard ceremony at the Garrison. This is a totally FREE event. It lasts for 30 minutes and should not be missed. The participants are former military personnel. It is very colourful and incredible to...More
We were close to here so spent our Saturday afternoon here watching, and betting on, the horse racing. We did not go into the actual stands but watched from around the track with the locals. There are vendors selling food and drink at reasonable prices....More
If you are thinking of visiting this location then do so on a Thursday around lunchtime. That is when the weekly 'Changing of the Guards' takes place at the Clock Tower. This is very reminiscent of watching 'Dad's Army' but in a nice way, not...More