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Nelson's Dockyard

St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-481-5021
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St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-481-5021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely area to walk around with excellent boards describing the various buildings and what they were originally. Lovely that some are now being used as shops and restaurants. There is also a museum but it was shut when we were there.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well this place hasnt wowed me in terms of the buildings but the view and grounds are so relaxing.For my teenager son who loves ohotography it was a great place to take fantastic pics.

Thank trinigirl32
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to take a personalised tour with Roger Roberts Taxis. He has been showing tourists round his beautiful island for 18 years and has so much current and historical knowledge to share. He will personalise your trip so you see exactly want you...More

1  Thank Diane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No visit to Antigua would be complete without a visit to Nelson's dockyard, the site of one of England's finest sailors. The buildings remain as they were constructed, a true testament to Georgian architecture, lovingly restored and housing the museum, which charts Nelsons time on...More

Thank Mumgle34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed, the guide was first class. Lunch there was excellent. A delightful location. A must of a visit I felt. Yes August time, very quiet and no boats in the water.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Nelson's dockyard on a rainy Antigua afternoon after our taxi driver, Shastry, showed us the amazing views of Shirley Heights. A walk around the dockyard takes you back in history to the time of Lord Nelson with interesting museum pieces and a spectacular...More

Thank Vee50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely English harbour is a must for all visitors to Antigua. The historical dockyard is the main attraction and never fails to impress. There are plenty of good restaurants here, many you have to book in advance in high season. The Pizza/bakery on the main...More

Thank Rosemary T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit,went here during a tour of this wonderful island,there were a few "small" boats moored in the harbour.Tour guides were very good as was the rum punch

1  Thank malshar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

enjoyed visiting this super awesome and historic site. it was really very easy to get to from the parking lot and tyhe tourguides were very friendly and informative indeed!@

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a World Heritage Site and well worth a visit. Buildings are nicely preserved, and you feel as if you have take a step back in time. Highly recommend it!

Thank Carlossantos1973
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5 August 2017|
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Response from Chriski M | Reviewed this property |
As per other answer there are numerous operators offering trips to the Dockyard and Shirley Heights. You get access to the dockyard, Shirley heights and the cultural centre ( very near the lookout) Taxi rates can vary... More
23 June 2017|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any signs about closures. I would think it is open year round due to the nice weather and being a World Heritage site
30 April 2016|
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Response from Princess__l0ul0u | Reviewed this property |
No moorings in Nelsons, its quite tight quarters, round the other side in Falmouth there are moorings and space for anchoring, it is a 5 min walk between the 2.