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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 4 weeks ago

Nelson's Dockyard is worth visiting, especially if you're getting tired of sitting on a beach. The buildings are in great shape and you can learn what it was like to be here in the 1800's when the British used this spot to repair their ships....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The shipyard that helped the British to build their empire and sea power maintained and carefully restored. Beautifully situated in the English Harbor with museum-like labeling of historic structures at the same time but a working marina and the site of many shops and and...More

Thank Georgewkay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best historical naval sites in the whole Caribbean. Lovely site, great walks and views, and the museum is really interesting and is also appealing to kids. Would recommend a visit if you ever go to Antigua and the walk to...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there during the Classic sailing regatta. The atmosphere was amazing. The place is visited mostly by English and the near restaurants and environment is having the historical traces of English conquerors. Worth visiting. The only small piece of inconvenience is that there is...More

Thank Vessela T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stop on the tour we were on...interesting historical dockyard and present day marina. A museum, a few shops, and a great bakery. Also a hotel and bar. Lot's of history. Nice stop.

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We docked at Sunsail for several days with our Moorings charter on the way from St Lucia to St Martin. Initially we anchored outside and had a quite moved evening, very congested. We then went into the harbor at English Harbour and tied up at...More

Thank tsolano
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history is great, but which such a big area and visitors there is so much more to make out if it, to keep visitors in there for a longer time, there is a restaurant outdated and not cozy, there is a terrace with artificial...More

Thank wouter94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dockyard preserve a romantic flair; nice marina; museum interesting but not too reach. Wonderful sightseeing

Thank danlucian
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nelson's Dockyard to us was one of the best highlights of the PINK PANTHER day trip we didn't have enought time to visit everything there but waht we did see was anazing

Thank karen c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited in a few hours off from the cruise ship. It is a lovely place for a quick couple of hours visit or to spend a whole day, especially if you love history. We had a walk around and then coffee/cake by the waterside....More

Thank Moyra E
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are there any moorings available and at what cost and who and how to contact them via ship to shore. also any onshore accomadations?
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.
What are the opening hours and what day do the cruise ships normally dock. How much is the entrance fee. Any public transport from Jolly Beach. Sorry lots of questions. Thanks.
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
Is there a charge for Nelson's Dockyard and the English area? Can't find any prices online. We intend going via local bus from St. Johns so hope they are reliable! Thank you
21 October 2015|
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Response from Lynda G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a small charge. There are trips organised by hotels or tour operators that include Nelsons Dochyard plus the heritage centre. Both are worth a visit