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Rain Forest botanical paradise: the flowers and plants in this garden will take one's breath away, fantastic views from hill top looking out east over the Atlantic and the 'Scotland District of Barbados, benches for resting in secluded shady spots...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Richmond Plantation | St Joseph, Barbados, BB, Barbados
+1 246-433-8152
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All reviews exotic flowers flower power gift shop trees and shrubs beautiful vistas tropical garden self guided lovely walk east coast local pottery flora and fauna taxi driver earthworks pottery entrance fee couple of hours paths tranquil
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I doubt I have been to a more tranquil garden than this. We spent an hour or so wandering slowly through this wonderful creation. There are plenty of seats to take in the views and to just pause for a minute or two to listen...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lepi68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our first visit here during this holiday. It won’t be the last. It’s a very beautiful place with lovely plants, trees and views. We had a drink and a nice chat to the woman running the shop and taking the entrance fees. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank teabus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired a taxi driver/guide, Komal Gabriel, for the day. He met us at the cruise dock and did a great job driving us all over the island. One our first stops was the lovely Flower Forest which has around a mile of well maintained...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First time to Barbados. We looked on line and saw this excursion. As our wives are both garden club members, we decided to visit the gardens. We weren't disappointed. After all the years trying to grow many of these plants in our home, we got...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ransal1
Reviewed November 29, 2018

We recently held our wedding reception at the flower forest and they were fantastic. I was a little worried as I was not using a wedding planner for this part of the day and we needed somewhere with wheelchair access. The guys were fantastic, they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carlawarnes
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

As with other attractions we visited it is off the beaten track and you think it can’t be here. It is a proper botanic garden with lots of plants identified by labels as well as the laminated plant identifier you get for your self guided...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paulnhelenj
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Our guide Sanjay recommended the Flower Forest Gardens as a stop on our second tour of the island. We arrived during a power-cut but were swiftly able to pay and were on our way through the gardens. The supplied laminated map and pictorial guide to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mighty-Red
Reviewed October 28, 2018

If you want to eat here make sure to place your food order before you tour the gardens, this ensures your meals are ready once you have finished. The gardens are beautiful, meandering around tropical palms and trees, and lots of stunning exotic plants. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ChrisT301
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Whilst trying to see a few different places on the island with a hire car we decided to visit for lunch, it was a bit tricky to find but we preserved using an island map and their green signposts. Lovely welcome from Angela and Lola...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank suesan895
Reviewed October 5, 2018

If you have a garden at home - if you grow flowers- you will love the Flower Forest. Of course the flowers are beautiful. It is a nature walk around the forest to view the different blooms. You wind through tree filled trails up down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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June 26, 2018|
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Response from flowerforest | Property representative |
Yes, of course you can. Force trance, restaurant, gift shop. We are happy to work to please you
April 12, 2018|
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Plenty of space for young children to work off energy, it’s the biggest garden in Barbados by almost twice. Ice cream, lollies, juices and soft drinks. Fish cakes, hot dogs, chips and sandwiches. Yes, we think it is a great... More