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Shirley Heights

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Address: English Harbour, Antigua
Phone Number: +1 268-460-1785
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Hills overlooking the Dockyard on the east, named after the governor who...

Hills overlooking the Dockyard on the east, named after the governor who built the fortifications.

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Having been to Shirley Heights during the day several trips to Antigua ago, thought we should check out the Sunday night festivities. Overwhelming initially because of all of the... read more

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London, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having been to Shirley Heights during the day several trips to Antigua ago, thought we should check out the Sunday night festivities. Overwhelming initially because of all of the visitors. Awesome music. Didn't do the food.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a Sunday Night from our resort which had a shuttle service that left at 4p.m. And returned at 8p.m. Too too long in my opinion. They have a BBQ, bar. A steel band plays from about 5 to 7 and a reggae band that plays from 7 to ? Very limited seating available the night we were... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spectacular views, probably best in all of Caribbean, especially around sunset. Take lots of photos.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Shirley Heights offers fantastic views over English Harbour and of the neighbouring island of Montserrat. Stunning to visit and the highlight of our tour.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 780 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Generaly accepted to be one of the best vantage points on the Island we drove ourselves up here on a gloriously sunny day and were not dissapointed. The whole heights were a British Garrison area in days of Empire - there are some atmospheric ruins and the building where one gets the best views from is an old British Guardroom.... More 

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Great Baddow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked from the hotel to see the sunset on a Sunday night. There was just the two of us. They dropped us off at 4:30. The views are wonderful and if we had realised we would have done the trail walk while still light. It's usd $10 entrance. This covers the music ( steel band on til 8 then... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived around 4:30pm which was probably a bit early. Initially felt a little disappointing, as whilst the steel band was playing, it didn't seem like a party. We watched the sun go down which was great and then the place started to liven up! We went and sat by the steel band and watched them - they must by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we were on an island trip by bus , and when we stopped and looked at the view it was amazing go and see the view you will not be disappointed

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Watched the sun go down over Montserrat on 27 November. Great atmosphere with steel band, food and drink. Nice to speak to people from other hires land countries. Well worth a visit

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Seems that most of the Island goes to Shirley Heights on Sunday! Go an hour before the sun goes down. Stunning views of Nelson's Dockyard and English Harbour! The food and the Rum punches are very good. The music starts with a big steel band followed by live modern music. They take requests for those celebrating a special occasion! Only... More 

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