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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national trust” (36 reviews)
“gift shop” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
3 Hwy, Bathsheba, Barbados
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+1 246-433-9384

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have just visited this garden for the first time. The history is fascinating & well explained by the resident guide. It feels like a personal garden, which of course it is, but the tropical plants, many of which may seem familiar, dominate the space...More

Thank Kateking54
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. Inspirational and unforgettable indeed! Iris Bannochie was a visionary genius and this mature garden is quite an amazing achievement - one of the most 'unique and outstanding gardens in the world' to quote from a former RHS judge who visited...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited midweek in November and we were the only ones there. We met Judith, who was absolutely lovely - even sending me the recipe for the Ginger Lemon Zinger which is available from the cafe and is delicious. We'd previously seen the garden on...More

Thank jonesshutts
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. Andromeda was featured on the UK's Gardeners' World as one of its presenters volunteered with us for a few weeks. Thank you Frances!! Yes! Many people have expressed surprise at the incredible variety of plants found at this unique botanical...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The moment you walk into andromeda you feel like your at home ! The lovely staff give u a warm welcome , the fee is $30 & u get a free return of 3 weeks & that’s great for your money . Also overseas national...More

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

Thank you for your review. We get excited when young people visit and enjoy this unique heritage garden. 'Best in the world'? A horticultural consultant who visited (Jan 2018) agrees. 'One of the most unique and outstanding gardens in the world', he's written. Perhaps it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gardens are beautiful and well laid out. It was very interesting to see some of the native flora of the Caribbean and Barbados. The staff at the gardens were some of the nicest, most engaged, and most polite people we have met in a...More

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

Thank you for your review. We do enjoy our work and love it when visitors are interested in the wonderful story of Andromeda's creation and the best route through the garden. Andromeda is family-friendy. Children (15 and under) are free plus they get to feed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This attraction was free to me being an RHS member. Worth the visit it is also halfprice if a national trust memberMore

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

Thnak you for your review. We were able to label most of our 550 different species of plants in 2016 and hope to label and identify another 250 by the end of 2018. Andromeda is a Partner Garden of the RHS. This status is given...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent visit, we loved these gardens. There is space and light. Magnificent trees, two in particular were overwhelming. Also the poor mans orchid tree with the humming birds, full of life. I just wish the humming birds would slow down just for a second!! It...More

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

Thank you for your review and I am thrilled that you really enjoyed the essence of Andromeda. It is such a great garden! Other gardens have been created as businesses with the aim of appealing to a mass audience. They do this very well. Andromeda...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a short trip to the gardens, but nevertheless very enjoyable. A tranquil place to commune with nature. And the ginger/citrus zinger drink was very tasty, a real thirst quencher. Take your National Trust membership card for half price entry. Thank you Sharon!

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

Thank you for your review. NT members are half price, RHS members are free. I am pleased you enjoyed the garden and our signature drink! Thank you for coming but come again Rosemary and linger for a while! Regards Sharon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a very happy morning climbing up and down the paths of this delightful garden. I was allowed free entrance as a RHS member and husband got in half price with his National trust membership. There is a lovely atmosphere here as you wander...More

Thank teabus
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Yes! Andromeda Botanic Gardens is a Partner Garden of the RHS - a status given to gardens that have achieved a high standard of design and planting. Andromeda is the only RHS Partner Garden in the West Indies. Yes! Delightful...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A visit to the Eat Coast should include the Andromeda gardens, a very pleasant stroll through natures best.

Thank Debra E
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your short and sweet review! 'Natures best'! Yep - I couldn't agree more! Andromeda and Bathsheba coast = perfect few hours! Thanks again. Regards Sharon.

Reviewed 19 December 2017

We visited the gardens from a cruise ship. Plenty of time to get from the terminal to the gardens and back. We were met by the amazing Sharon who gave us a chat about the garden. We set off on a self-guided tour. The paths...More

Thank AMBLondon60
Sharon C, Manager at Andromeda Botanic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Stunning indeed!!! And you are so right! The wildlife helps to create a fantastic Andromeda experience! One recent visitor saw six hummingbirds! We aim for excellence in all that we do so our ice-cream has to be home-made using our...More

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Lynda06
5 March 2017|
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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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Pat M
18 January 2017|
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Response from Sharon C | Property representative |
Hi Pat. Yes. We do accept credit cards. Our monkeys are wild and there ae many of them but we do not feed them. They usually visit the garden twice a day - early in the morning, about 7am and late afternoon, after 4pm... More
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allnamesunderthesun
14 January 2017|
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Response from Sharon C | Property representative |
Hi. You'll need to get a bus to Bridgetown and then a Bathsheba bus from the Fairchild Street Bus Terminal - Gate 6. Buses are scheduled to run on the hour, every hour. Hope to see you!
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