Take the short tour offered, our guide was great & no reason not to, unless you have to wait. Went late afternoon & highly advise as no crowd & not hot. Quick understanding of the naval history of Antigua & the yachting draw.
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It's definitely worth a visit to understand the history of the British involvement in Antigua . The museum gives you plenty of information which is great . There are a few bars and a good restaurant. Can get very busy when the cruise tours are...More
We went to Nelson's Dockyard as part of a tour from our cruise ship, so it was a short visit. It is a small well kept area with a good museum and nice views. Well worth a visit.
As part of out tour of Antigua, our guide conducted a tour of Nelson's Dockyard. A real period piece of Georgian history, the dockyard is still in use and very active. Some of the buildings are real period pieces of Georgian architecture and, even alone,...More
Well worth planning an afternoon visit. The place is well kept and the history shows through. It's easy to imagine back to the great days of the royal navy just wandering around here. Plenty of restaurants to stay here well into the evening, and a...More
If you're visiting Shirley Heights, which I highly recommend, you'll see Nelson's Dockyard. Have a look around the town and have lunch at one of the restaurants as there are lots of good options. We went to Pillar's and it was awesome.
A world heritage site. Informative guides who speaks good understandable English. Has buildings built with the original ballasts downloaded from the sailing ships which were replaced with rum, mollasses and sugar on its way back to the United Kingdom during the height of the English...More
The museum here deserves a few hours of your vacation. The shops are fun and there are great restaurants, views and some hiking trails as well. Definitely walk our to Fort Charlotte--definitely a hidden gem!
We visited Nelsons Dockyard after a trip to Shirley Heights. It cost $8 and adult (kids free) for entry to both but it was worth the price. Car parking is limited and the car park was very busy when we arrived. Entry tickets can be...More