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Nelson's Dockyard

St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-481-5021
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St. John's, English Harbour, Antigua
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"shops and restaurants"
in 27 reviews
"small museum"
in 60 reviews
"lots of history"
in 39 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 78 reviews
"shirley heights"
in 143 reviews
"beautiful yachts"
in 19 reviews
"interesting place"
in 25 reviews
"admiral's inn"
in 21 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 38 reviews
"naval history"
in 27 reviews
"dock yard"
in 21 reviews
"historic area"
in 17 reviews
"great history"
in 23 reviews
"sailing week"
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"guided tour"
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"piece of history"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

Was quite a lot to see in the short time we had there. We went on a tour of the island that stopped here. We arrived on a Sunday and the famous bakery was closed. Would have like to try a meat pie. The grounds...More

Thank carribbeanmic
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

You can easily spend a few hours here wandering in and out of the different displays and shops. THey also have restaurants and if you like ... jump on a boat tour. Lots to see

Thank bob n
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Interesting place to visit but I would advice picking a quiet day when their are no cruise ships docked in St Johns, cruise ship guests get bussed in here by the taxis The little bakery does some nice things as does the wood carving shop,...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

NOT, while scenic spots were breath taking, the stops were short and rushed. We did the highest point and Shirley's point with a stop at the historic ship yard. Our tour guide kept inviting us back for an extended stay. Her hand outs were worn...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

We were lucky to be offered a short guided tour at no extra cost as it was late in the day and quiet. The guy was very friendly and informative and gave us a good introduction to the site and the various buildings. He then...More

Thank Darren349
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

If you want a change from the usual trips to the beach in Antigua on a cruise then head to Nelson's Dockyard. It is very easy to get there in a taxi or the local bus which both seem to take about 45 minutes. It...More

Thank 2morrows
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

The British ruled the waves up until the early 1900's and this is one of their early bases. There is plenty of evidence of it's naval history including the dock used to repair sails and small museums. Apparently it is the only Georgian dock yard...More

Thank Chris W
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

We spent an hour wandering around the dockyard area. We were lucky that there were no cruise ships visiting Antigua that day, as apparently the place gets swamped with visitors. As it was we were able to see the old buildings at leisure. Many have...More

Thank MikeBHaywardsHeath
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

If you go to see some history, you leave with lots of pics from yachts and boats. Both are nice and interesting.

Thank Cezar V
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Beautiful place to visit then Shirley Heights to get stunning photos, highly recommended attraction.

Thank Viv W
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artnuvo
January 15, 2018|
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Response from BazzaBear34 | Reviewed this property |
We visited on cruise tour but there were plenty of taxi on site
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artnuvo
January 15, 2018|
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Response from J K | Reviewed this property |
Every bus #17 that goes there returns to St John's (unless, possibly, it is the end of the day.) We opted to take the taxi to Shirley Heights but there are frequent buses. They leave St John's when they are full or nearly so... More
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storm1924
November 20, 2017|
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Response from Nockle1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Walk up to the main coastal road Turn right Should be no more than ten mins
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