Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbour

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#1 of 42 in Parks in Antigua and Barbuda
Must see · World heritage site · National Park · Nature / Park
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Dating back to the Georgian era, Nelson's Dockyard offers visitors numerous sightseeing opportunities, as well as restaurants, shops, and a museum. Built in the late 17th century, the dockyard carries the name of Admiral Horatio Nelson, who lived in the area in the 1780s. History buffs rarely miss paying a visit to the scenic marina, restored in the 1950s after years of abandonment. Browse the arts and crafts shops, admire examples of Georgian architecture, and explore the museum to view numerous items and relics from the dockyard's history. Work out when and for how long to visit Nelson's Dockyard and other English Harbour attractions using our handy English Harbour trip planning site.
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  • Very interesting place, the walk around is nice. I believe they charge an entrance fee, if it is more than $3-5 US not worth it. The inside restaurant is expensive. We only had a drink but totally US....  more
    Very interesting place, the walk around is nice. I believe they charge an entrance fee, if it is more than $3-5 US not worth it. The inside restaurant is expensive. We only had a drink but totally US....  more »
  • Visited here as part of cruise ship tour. It is a 1700's English dockyard meticulously restored and converted to various businesses as well as housing an interesting museum depicting the history of... 
    Visited here as part of cruise ship tour. It is a 1700's English dockyard meticulously restored and converted to various businesses as well as housing an interesting museum depicting the history of...  more »
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  • Beautiful and interesting visit in Antigua. Historic location combined with views of mega yachts. Go up to Shirley Heights also for panoramic views.
  • Loved seeing the beautiful historic buildings & the boats so close by. A fun place even just to walk around and see everything. Next time we will check out the museum and the bakery!

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