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Andromeda Botanic Gardens

3 Hwy, Bathsheba, Barbados
+1 246-433-9384
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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 Chelsea Flower Show, Silver Crown of Merit by the Barbadian government). A plant-lovers' paradise and a unique place to visit, get married, picnic or hire for you own special event. Andromeda Botanic Gardens - sustainable, beautiful, unforgettable.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3 Hwy, Bathsheba, Barbados
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"national trust"
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"gift shop"
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"beautiful garden"
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"plants and trees"
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"self guided tour"
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"ginger drink"
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"humming birds"
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"small cafe"
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"hard work"
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"wide variety"
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"warm welcome"
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"guide sheets"
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"entrance fee"
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"lovely staff"
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Reviewed 2 days 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been visiting Andromeda Botanic Gardens for many years and have observed the transformation into the spectacular gardens of today. Sharon's unending love and devotion to restoring Andromeda to a world class Botanic Garden has resulted in a garden that must be seen by all...More

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

Thank you for your review. Yes! Yes! Yes! Andromeda is a world class garden, I have to agree! Iris Bannochie was a genius and over the years her vision for Andromeda has materialised. Andromeda has matured into one of the finest post-war gardens in the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful botanical gardens. Had a wonderful afternoon here, a truly amazing variety of plants. This was our second visit and it just keeps improving. Sharon is so enthusiastic and knowledgeable, it was an absolute pleasure talking to her about the garden. A highlight of our...More

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

Thank you for your review. A 'highlight of your trip' - so many people have said the same thing recently! Yes! The variety of plant species is simply incredible as Iris Bannochie was a prolific plant collector. She also created different gardens to house her...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit if you love plants. We also your saw a wild monkey amongst the plants. Very exotic flowers everywhere!

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

Thank you for your review. Not only did Iris Bannochie create a plant lovers haven, she also created a wildlife lovers heaven! Birds, monkeys, mongooses are resident here and monarch butterflies are out at the moment - majestic. Thanks again. Regards Sharon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took advantage of the option to return for free within 3 weeks, and visited twice - once with friends and then family. We all found the gardens to be stunning, filled with beautiful plants. It is very easy to walk around doing the self-guided...More

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

Thank you for your review and thank you for returning. There is so much to experience - one couple came four times! I'm glad you enjoyed your drink and the zinger is dangerously delicious! Thanks again. Regards Sharon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Growing from strength to strength! We've been visiting for 20 years and are so happy to see the efforts of the newer management paying off, big time! Love the new longer walking route, the quality of information and signage is very good and the plants...More

Thank GriffLondon
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Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you've noticed the numerous developments! Great gardens such as Andromeda deserve as much investment as we can possible provide. Yes - Andromeda is a botanic garden and there is a huge difference between botanic gardens and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

came last year and were looking forward to coming back again. It lived up to our good memories. Welcomed by lovely staff again and we wandered off on one of the longer walks this time. So much to see, everywhere you look there's something interesting!...More

Thank Craig M
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Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and thank you for being a repeat visitor! Yes! So many things to experience at Andromeda. Visitors encounter a series of different gardens as they journey through this amazing landscape. We are also getting lots of new visitors - people...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

local bus runs only every two hours. however, we found the staff in the local bar on the sea front very helpful and was very kind to give us a lift up the hill to the gardens and collected us and returned us to the...More

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Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. A gentle reminder to readers that your entrance fee is a three week pass. Many visitors do return as there is so much to experience at Andromeda Botanic Gardens - the only RHS Partner Garden in the West Indies. 'Worth...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We took the Bathsheba bus from Bridgetown one morning - the bus stop is right outside the gardens. The first thing to hit you is the tranquil atmosphere and warm welcome. Local artists’ work is on display in the gift shop. There’s a really helpful...More

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Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for your review. The variety of plants is remarkable, outstanding, incredible - mere words do not do it justice! I am so pleased you fully enjoyed your Andromeda experience. I hope Zibs (resident cat) added to your enjoyment. (She only lies there for...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
23 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
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Response from Sharon C | Property representative |
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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