Category: Heritage

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Explore the heritage of Barbados through it’s historic sites and monuments.

A visit to Gun Hill signal station and lion

A visit to Gun Hill signal station and lion

Step back in time with a visit to a historic Barbados signal station, with its panoramic island views and beautiful lion statue carved in 1868!

Activities & Attractions, Barbados Travel News, Heritage
 

Join the Independence Celebrations in Barbados

Join the Independence Celebrations in Barbados

See how you can join in the exciting Independence celebrations in Barbados.

Barbados Travel News, Events, Heritage
 

375th Anniversary of Parliament of Barbados

375th Anniversary of Parliament of Barbados

On February 28th 2014, Barbados celebrated the 375th anniversary of our Parliament with a wonderful day of festivities! Here’s how we spent the day….

Barbados Travel News, Heritage
 

Barbados Great Train Hike

Barbados Great Train Hike

Join the Great Train Hike across Barbados, from the capital city Bridgetown to the north-east of the island!

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Barbados featured in TravelersInsights.com magazine “World Heritage” edition!

Barbados featured in TravelersInsights.com magazine “World Heritage” edition!

Barbados has been featured in the TravelersInsights.com magazine for its recent designation as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Barbados Travel News, Heritage
 

Barbados-UK Ties

Barbados-UK Ties

Barbados has a distinctly British heritage. The first English ship touched the islands shores in May 1625 and Barbados was claimed in the name of King James I. The English returned as settlers 2 years later and Barbados flew the British flag until becoming an independent nation in 1966. This was quite unusual as there was […]

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Changing of the Sentry in Barbados

Changing of the Sentry in Barbados

Each Wednesday the historic Garrison area in Barbados comes alive with the “Changing Of The Sentry” ceremony! The event officially starts at 11:45 am but the crowd gathers earlier to mingle, enjoy the sweet steel pan music that fills the air, and get a good position to view the ceremony. The sound of the military band […]

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What’s On In Barbados

For an island that’s just 166 square miles it’s amazing how much there is to in Barbados! Every day, and every night, the island is abuzz with activity and there truly is something for everyone. For sports fans there’s: cricket playing nearly every weekend polo season between January and April horseracing throughout the year motorsports, […]

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Barbados Open House Programme 2012

Every January Bajans, the local ex-pat community and visitors begin to wonder… which houses will be on the Open House schedule this year?  Yes the Barbados National Trust’s Open House programme is that eagerly awaited! And this year, as always, there will be no disappointment! The season kicks off on January 18th with the opening […]

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Sweet Barbados Island Tours – discover the Caribbean’s sweetest island :)

Looking for a new and exciting way to explore the Caribbean island of Barbados? Sweet Barbados Island Tours may be just what you’re after! This family run company makes you feel just like one of their family as you discover enchanting and mysterious caves, historic sites, underwater excitement, rum exploration and more! Whether you’re visiting Barbados […]

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