Hunte’s Gardens Barbados

November 1, 2019

November 30, 2019

9:00 am To 5:00 pm

Hunte's Gardens, Coffee Gully, Barbados

Event Description

Created by legendary horticulturist Anthony Hunte, Hunte’s Gardens will please even the most keen gardeners and enthusiasts.

They occupy a sink-hole-like gully in the centre of Barbados’ rain forest.

A picturesque and easy-to-walk path offers many surprises.

If you’re lucky, you’ll meet the owner and creator in the gardens or around his extraordinary house – converted from an old stable.

Be sure to have your camera ready.

Admission is Bds $30.00 which includes a tour.
Refreshing drinks, fresh fruit juice and rum punch are on sale.

Take the tour, or simply relax on a bench in the shade with your book.

For more details, call 433-3333

Hunte’s Gardens are open 7 days a week  – ‘including Sundays’ as he once famously quipped in a TV ad!

Tours with Hotel pickup available from USD $85 by clicking on the ‘Book Now’ Button Below.

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Created by legendary horticulturist Anthony Hunte, Hunte’s Gardens will please even the most keen gardeners and enthusiasts.

They occupy a sink-hole-like gully in the centre of Barbados’ rain forest.

A picturesque and easy-to-walk path offers many surprises.

If you’re lucky, you’ll meet the owner and creator in the gardens or around his extraordinary house – converted from an old stable.

Be sure to have your camera ready.

Admission is Bds $30.00 which includes a tour.
Refreshing drinks, fresh fruit juice and rum punch are on sale.

Take the tour, or simply relax on a bench in the shade with your book.

For more details, call 433-3333

Hunte’s Gardens are open 7 days a week  – ‘including Sundays’ as he once famously quipped in a TV ad!

Tours with Hotel pickup available from USD $85 by clicking on the ‘Book Now’ Button Below.

Applewhaites Plantation, St. Thomas

07 Apr, 2020

Special moonlight hike!
Call Barbados National Trust at 426-2421 or Email hikebarbados@gmail.com for details.

Hike Barbados takes you through cane fields, gullies, tropical forests, and coastal communities to explore the unique geological and social structure of Barbados.

Along the way, you will meet new friends, enjoy healthy exercise and observe the delicate balance of the unique heritage and environment of Barbados.

To get to the starting point of the hike:
After Hothersal Turning, go through Bibby’s Lane (Highway E).
After Exchange, bear right (dangerous junction) just before Proutes and look for old factory chimney. Park in the plantation yard.

Hike time: 6:00 PM ONLY!

Barbados National Trust Hikes

The hikes are FREE but donations are welcome towards the work of the Barbados National Trust (preserving our built and natural environment).

Times
All morning hikes start at 6:00 a.m.
Afternoon hikes (Stop ‘n’ Stare only) start at 3:30 p.m.
The Moonlight Walks start at 5:30 p.m., you are advised to bring a torch to these walks.

There is a morning hike and, in addition, either an afternoon hike or a moonlight walk on every hike date EXCEPT the date of the Great Train Hike.

Place
All hikes start and finish at the meeting place.
There is a printed booklet with a calendar of the year’s hikes available from the National Trust at Wildey House, Wildey, St. Michael

Dress
Loose clothing, comfortable hiking boots/sports shoes, sunscreen, hat. Bring your camera and a bottle of water. Refreshments are on sale after the Hikes.

Walk Descriptions
In the morning, there are four hikes at different paces.
All hikes last approximately 3 hours., but…..
The Stop ‘n’ Stare group walks for 5-6 miles,
The Medium group 8-10 miles,
The Fast Medium group 10 to 12 miles, and
The Fast group 12-14 miles.

Advice for first-time walkers
The sun is hot!  You will get tired more quickly than you think.
The best thing to do is to go on the Stop ‘n Stare on your first hike.
If you’re comfortable with that, work your way up.