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Built in 1660, this church overlooks the Scotland District and features a pulpit made of six different kinds of wood.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glad to have finally visited this Church. What a fabulous position for a Church to be in, spectacular views.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sandie Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by this wonderful church during a tour of Barbados and it was lovely! The church and cemetery are filled with history and the views are breathtaking. Inside the church are many memorial plaques are heart wrenching. One in particular had the usual name...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 458ellenf
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

St. Johns’s church is 400 years old and open to the public. The view of the east coast of Barbados is beautiful. This is not a destination, but a lovely stop on the way to or from Bathsheba. The grave markers tell an interesting story...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 13HamiltonD
Reviewed 16 January 2019

I was amazed at how English it was. I could have been in an English village. A beautiful stone Church, with a most interesting graveyard behind it. There were fantastic panoramic views from the grounds as well. It is definitely well worth stopping to have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pcandma
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This was incredible. I have never seen a church like this. It looks like an album cover from the outside, but inside it is a full functioning church. The grave yard was also really cool to see. Worth the trip, you will be blown away!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lisa Z
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Visited this church as part of a trip . There was a man outside selling poetry books that he wrote . He read some of his work it was clever and very funny , my daughter bought a book to keep which he signed for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank maggiemaggie56
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Glad we ventured here. We only stayed 1/2 hour or so, but that is all you need. Amazing views of the rugged east coast of the island and the Atlantic. Wander through the old church and gardens and listen to the owls cooing. A must...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely old church located on a hill affording great views of surrounding countryside and the sea. Not as lavish inside as other churches but the attraction is its simple but atmospheric design. Walking around the graveyard provides great scenery and moments to relax away from...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DaveBAmersham
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This was one of the stops on our island tour with our cruise ship.The church was open so we got to go in and see the pipe organ and beautiful alter but the most interesting part was the grave yard in the back of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank T7882QTjamess
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Stopped here while driving around the Island. Well worth a visit both for the views & the Church itself. A walk around the graveyard is also well worth doing

Date of experience: March 2018
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juleskelley
30 August 2018|
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Response from DaveBAmersham | Reviewed this property |
I saw many people praying however I did not see any candles being lit.
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peter m
12 February 2018|
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Response from Skaramoosh | Reviewed this property |
I think it's David Thompson. Check out the other member's reviews...I'm sure they have the name. Hope that helps. Have fun in Barbados....we did! Cheers!!
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