Sharon Cooke completed her post graduate diploma in garden design from the University of Wales while studying at the prestigious Inchbald School of Design in London. She founded Garden Wall Designs in 2009 and Passiflora Ltd in 2014, having moved to Barbados, the birth-place of her parents, in 2008.
Anna-Lisa Alleyne is from St John. She has worked at Andromeda for many years. Her current role is shop and bar manager. She has been amazing generally and exceptionally wonderful during the Covid-19 crisis. Dedicated, courteous, professional and super-friendly Anna-Lisa is an asset, not only to Andromeda but to Barbados!
How to get here.
Bus from Bridgetown - Bathsheba Bus Gate 6. Scheduled to leave on the hour every hour. Journey time approx 50 minutes.
Bus from Speightstown - Bathsheba Bus Gate 2. Scheduled to leave every two hours on the uneven hour. Journey time approx 45 minutes
Private Vehicle - Make your way to Bathsheba.
From the south approach via St John, drive through St Margarets and Foster Hall turning right at the sign to Bathsheba. Entrance is the first gap on the right.
From the west approach via Highway 3 via Andrew Sugar Factory. Go down Horse Hill turning right at the junction near the bars. Keep going until you see the Andromeda sign. Turn left and enter on the right.
From the north via Farley Hill, drive down the East Coast Road (Ermy Bourne Highway) and Cattlewash. Go straight across the junction, keep going until you see the Andromeda sign. Turn left and enter on the right.
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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.
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Bathsheba, St Joseph 433 9384 firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Tues-Sun 10am-4pm and all bank holidays, including bank holiday Mondays. Mondays (excluding bank holidays) - Pre-paid Bubble Tours OnlyOpen exit - stay as long as you wish. Closed Christmas Day