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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
+1 268-481-5021
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Historica area, lots to learn here, so so touristy : make sure there is not a cruise ship in St Johns when you go..

Thank Pippa N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stop to stroll, go to the beach, the marina and restaurant. Very pleasant area. You feel safe, and able to see a island paradise hot stop every corner you go.

Thank walme2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on trip from cruise ship. This area is like a piece of england in antiga. Plenty of yachts to view in harbour. Clean toilets, good restaurants, a bakery and museum. Market stalls just inside entrance. Well worth the visit.

Thank Elizabeth526
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on an excursion so had little time but as a historian and shopper I wish I had at least a half day or more here. A restored dockyard with many artifacts, museum, gift shops, craft shop and restaurants. This is a do not...More

2  Thank russpei
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area has been well maintained. It is informational and beautiful. Lots of shopping , restaurant and hotel. Very clean and a park atmosphere.

Thank Island-Di
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in English Harbour, Nelson's Dockyard is a British Georgian naval base that is well worth tearing yourself away from relaxing on a beach to visit. The buildings have been renovated in part fairly recently and were constructed with as much original material as possible....More

1  Thank Bon444
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most unexpected return to uniquely British history. Visited as part of the Best of Antigua and Lobster lunch excursion from Britannia. Had lovely lunch overlooking the Harbour and rich people's boats. Not to be missed.

Thank BazzaBear34
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During a week staying at the Inn at English Harbour-we took a boat trip 4 times to visit this place as it was firstly very interesting secondly very attractive and thirdly had a number of small restaurants which served very good food so what not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a historical landmark of Antigua named after Admiral Nelson. This dockyard was not only a repair facility but also the base of the British naval fleet in the West Indies.

Thank Traveler-O-World
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place to visit to see some of the dockyard as it would have been in Nelson's time. Lovely for a wander.

Thank AnnieO60
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21 November 2017|
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Response from alphonsus10 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry but we went in a mini bus and I cannot in all honesty answer this question.
Karen R
17 October 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
If you are in St James (as we were) you can easily hire a car (we did) and you are about 15 minutes from Nelson's Dockyard where there is free parking at the entrance. Have a great stay
7 October 2017|
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Response from NuNu55 | Reviewed this property |
We have just finished our cruise on Britannia and used the ships excursion. It takes about 45min to get there. We were given entrance, a rum punch and a short tour. If you do it yourself I think the entrance fee is $8us... More