Gun Hill Signal Station, Saint George Parish

4.4
Must see · Observation Deck · Historic Site
Built in the 1818 as a lookout point and storage facility for weapons, Gun Hill Signal Station served as an important part of the island's defense system before falling into ruin. Today, the landmark is protected by the Barbados National Trust and serves as a popular tourist site and wedding destination. Grab a bite and something to drink at the onsite cafe, and enjoy the view. Use our Saint George Parish online trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Gun Hill Signal Station and other attractions in Saint George Parish.
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  • We enjoyed this part of the tour from our cruise ship mostly for the Monkeys and Flowers. It was a small location to view the signal station and learn why it was there. Amazing and breathing views...  more »
  • We were very impressed with welcome we received, the enthusiasm and knowledge of the site of the member of staff on duty. The station has been beautifully restored by the Barbadian National Trust...  more »
  • Wait for a sunny day for some fine views over the island. There are quite a few steps and steep inclines, may not be suitable for anyone with mobility issues. There is a small cafĂ© but we didn't use....  more »
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  • A very pleasant place to spend an hour or so away from the beach. Some fantastic views and refreshments available too. Arrived by car and no problems with parking.
  • Very good site. Everything clean and tidy. Good coffee shop and pleasant staff.
  • Great view of the St. George valley and the East to South coastlime. Lovely garden area and a bar to relax, have a beer and take in the great views.
  • Best views of the island. Lovely gardens. Easy walkway/ramp.
  • A great part of the early warning system of the island. Restoration is fantastic.

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