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“Beautiful setting”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Dougaldston Estate

Ranked #18 of 50 things to do in St. George's
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Owner description: You can buy several spices, including nutmeg, vanilla, cinnamon and cloves, at Dougaldston, one of the island's oldest and largest nutmeg plantations.
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Beautiful setting”
Reviewed 26 November 2011

Beautiful surroundings and no nutmeg will be fresher than here!

Visited November 2011
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London, UK
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“Maybe try Belmont instead”
Reviewed 25 November 2011

A former cocoa processing estate that's clearly very former; you'll enter a long, semi-derelict wooden shack to be shown and talked through a variety of local fruits and spices for about 10 minutes. Then there's the inevitable Grenadian (here, a soft-) sell to buy spices. OK if you're passing and don't pay (we didn't; not quite sure why we weren't asked) but otherwise, save your time.

Visited November 2011
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UK
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“a working museum”
Reviewed 20 July 2008

Dougaldston Estate is working living museum. Great atmosphere and I loved the old lady. You learn a lot about Grenadas spices.....highly recommended.

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Seattle, Washington
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“Great part of Grenada History”
Reviewed 7 April 2008

We hired a cab to drive us around Grenada for 4 hours and this was one stop along the way.

We had an elderly woman who used to work on the plantation give us a quick overview of the spices on Grenada as well as how they're harvested. Also, our cabbie was pretty familiar with how things worked too.

Highlights - they have cocoa beans drying in the sun - on the things that roll out - go over and squeeze one open and then smell it - it's heavenly. Also, I love the smell of cinnamon and the elderly woman scraped some fresh cinnamon for us to smell - awesome.

Definitely worth a trip.

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