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Garrison Savannah - Barbados Turf Club

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Alongside Barbados Museum, site of former British soldier barracks, now used for horse racing.
Bridgetown, Barbados
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 24, 2014

Well here was something completely different. We had bussed from Holetown to Bridgetown then walked to the Garrison. We had never been to a race meeting here and were really pleased with the laid back experience. We had lunch from the stalls outside, cheap and...More

4  Thank Ray G
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

I shouldn't have went . It was Saturday 14th December , the 3rd racing fixture I think and then there would be another before the year was over ( 26th Dec I think. ) . It started to rain which was nothing but then a...More

3  Thank Flamencolass
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the Garrison Savannah Racecourse one morning on the way to Pebbles Beach On race days you can walk and stand by the rails and no entrance fee is required. When we were here there was no racing but it was so nice to...More

Thank Kevin1962060
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Spent the day at the races with friends and local bajans beautifully dressed . We had a large picnic of lots of locally cooked food and drinks

Thank Blossi j
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This place is amazing.i love the atmosphere of the Garrison its lively on any given Saturday. It’s close to downtown and you can there by public transportation.

Thank Skydiva2800
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We always visit this location because of the horse racing; the excitement and the kids love seeing the horse going and going. The surrounding area is be good

Thank caribbeanfun2018
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We were lucky enough to get tickets in the grandstand for Derby day. Great views opposite the finishing post and the paddock. A great atmosphere with locals and holiday makers.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I have reviewed the Garrison Savannah on a previous visit. One of the problems when returning is that you have (sometimes) a higher expectation. On this occasion there was nothing to be worried about. Again, you feel welcome. There were many tourists amongst the locals,...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The Savannah includes a racecourse and an array of guns opposite the Royal British Legion building; it was in front of this building that we watched the changing of the guard. This takes place every Thursday at 12.00, it is colourful and lasts up to...More

Thank johnfield70
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

A great way to spend an afternoon - we were fortunate enough to get members tickets so had to dress up a bit but the atmosphere is great in the main stand and bars which is where we watched the races! Broke even on the...More

Thank David186336
Reviewed July 25, 2018

A visit not to be missed, great way to pass a few hours at this wonderful place share the enjoyment with the local people. Strongly recommend a visit to the Garrison.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Always go to the Garrsion for race days if possible. Cheap day out, get in the owners and trainers bar, down the rum and gingers, beers and bet bet bet!! The tote is in the bar so you don’t have to move far. Great place...More

Thank wherediditallgowrong
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Shandra H
October 23, 2018|
Response from annie202020 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. When we arrive in Barbados we look in the local press or alternatively on the internet.
October 17, 2018|
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Response from johnfield70 | Reviewed this property |
We only walked around on a day when there was nothing on, but those we saw on their way there the next day were just wearing casual.
September 22, 2018|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Email the Coral Mist Hotel in Worthing and ask ‘Reggie’. He’s a local and knows most things that’s going on. I know it was on March 3rd in 2018