Andromeda Botanic Gardens, Barbados
Andromeda Botanic Gardens is owned by the Barbados National Trust and managed by Passiflora Ltd. Mission statement. Passiflora Ltd.’s aim is to provide quality education and training in all aspects of garden and landscape design, horticulture and to encourage the use of sustainable practices. As the company responsible for Andromeda Botanic Gardens, it aims to manage this historic site in accordance with the wishes of Iris Bannochie and its legal obligations to the Barbados National Trust.
Iris Bannochie created a garden with dual roles - a pleasure garden and a botanic garden.
Andromeda Botanic Gardens will continue to delight visitors with its undeniable beauty and will fulfil its role as a botanic garden, defined as follows:
"Botanic gardens are institutions holding documented collections of living plants for the purposes of scientific research, conservation, display and education." International Agenda for Botanic Gardens in Conservation.
ENTRANCE FEES INCLUDE ONE MONTH UNLIMITED RETURNS
CHILDREN with paying parent FREE BARBADOS NATIONAL TRUST members FREE
RHS (UK) members FREE
English/Scottish NT members/Caricom Half Price
Students with ID BD$20
Other special rates available - please enquire
Bubble Garden Tours and Garden Ethnobotanical Tours! These will return in March 2022.
Guided Bubble Tours of up to 15 people are available at certain times. The standard tour is excellent with great insights. The ethnobotanical tour concentrates on the ethnobotanical value of many plants and will be educational, fun and perhaps a bit surprising!
There is a set fee per tour of BD$200, whether your bubble is 2 people or 15, payable by card in advance.
Each tour lasts approximately 1 1/2-2 hours.
Bring a picnic, if you wish, for after the tour and relax. Or have some food in Anna-Lisa's Café
To book, please email Sharon firstname.lastname@example.org with the main telephone number and payment will be made over the phone. Alternatively payment can be made using online banking.
The Andromeda Experience - Includes transport, lunch, drinks and tour!
Are there at least ten people in your group? For BDS90pp, this is a must-do experience.
Get collected from your location (single location only).
The small coach will take you directly to Andromeda Botanic Gardens.
Enjoy a cold drink on arrival.
Tour Andromeda Botanic Gardens - self-guided.
Have a wonderful lunch, choosing from Anna-Lisa's Café. Enjoy another drink, including the Andromeda Bajan Rum Punch.
Return to your location. 10 people minimum
Bathsheba, St Joseph 248 0190 email@example.com
Open Daily For All: 10am (earlier if requested) -4pm (last entrance, stay for as long as you wish) and all bank holidays. Closed Christmas Day Only. Just turn up - booking not required.