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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 1 week ago

lovely place to visit, nice shops, local market sellers at entrance worth seeing. calm and relaxed place to have lunch.

Thank hapie2006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a piece of Antiguan history, Nelsons dockyard is a must to visit. Really interesting to learn about the past and logistics of the boats. We didn't stay long as we were part of a tour, but there seemed plenty of places to...More

1  Thank 12sarah34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't suppose there is anywhere else in the world where you can visit such a well preserved historical dockyard. If you've visited somewhere like Chatham to see where Nelson's ship Victory was made, and Portsmouth where it was based, then visiting here gives you...More

Thank RMP1960g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picturesque and just beautiful, steeped in tradition and well preserved. Our entire group loved here. Although a little expensive I still would suggest visiting the art studio on the compound for some of the wonderful carvings. Do not miss this it is exciting not risky

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty neat place with a lot of history. There is a sail shop there that still makes sails for boats. Worth to trip to visit.

Thank dylan m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited after a visit to Stingray City. I was a little disappointed, given that it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Stingray City was so fun. The setting is very nice and there are some fun little shops and period buildings and artifacts....More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about three hours wondering around Nelson's Dockyard. It's pretty small, but there is loads to see including historic buildings, museum, boats, some shops and restaurants (both upscale and low scale). Well worth a visit!

Thank VillageIdiot_1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although not much to see or do it is worth a quick visit and is only $8 so won't break the bank. Staff are knowledgeable and explained the history of the dockyard

Thank Lesley G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This stop was one of several we had planned for a day trip from our cruise ship dock and we were delighted to find that it was much more than we thought! We had a really nice short tour of the dockyard by a very...More

Thank dinamber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Nelsons Dockyard as part of the pink panther day trip... is well worth a visit & would definitely go back again

Thank rydale66
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23 June 2017|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any signs about closures. I would think it is open year round due to the nice weather and being a World Heritage site
30 April 2016|
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Response from Princess__l0ul0u | Reviewed this property |
No moorings in Nelsons, its quite tight quarters, round the other side in Falmouth there are moorings and space for anchoring, it is a 5 min walk between the 2.
7 February 2016|
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Response from martin w | Reviewed this property |
I pretty sure it was open 8 til 5. Not sure about transport there as we just rented a car. Easy to find and good parking in front of facilities. No problem driving on in a right hand drive, just beware of the pot holes all... More