Sunbury Plantation is one of the oldest plantations in Barbados. It is home to the Sunbury Plantation House, the only Great House to open all of its rooms for viewing. Sunbury Plantation is located in the tranquil location of St Philip and is seeped in history.
Sunbury Plantation has a 300 year old history. Its Great House was built in 1660 and features mahogany antiques, old prints, and horse-drawn carriages, all available for viewing when touring the property. Despite a disastrous fire in which furniture was destroyed in 1995, the house still preserves its historical essence, with many of the furniture replaced by part of the Harold Bowen Collection. Its' current owners, Mr. and Mrs Keith Melville have continued to preserve the heritage of the plantation and its Great House through their choices of fixtures and furnishings. Sunbury Plantation house, as a result of their efforts, now possesses one of the country's' most superior and impressive collections of antiques.
Sunbury Plantation's Courtyard Restaurant and Bar is open daily, and provides refreshments for visitors to the property. However, Sunbury Plantation House allows for private/function dining at its location. Some of the available ways to dine include:
- Candlelight Dinners
- Sunbury Buffet Lunch
- Cocktail Party
- Buffet Dinner
- Buffet Brunch
- Banquet Menu
- Cocktail and Cold Deli
Sunbury also has an option where you can "bring your own". For this option, Sunbury will cook and & serve your selection. In addition to this, Sunbury offers catering and self-catering rates for various functions and around Christmas time, you can enjoy an excellent traditional Bajan Christmas feast.
Sunbury Plantation is open 7 days a week from 9 am to 5pm and:
- Hosts a variety of special functions including romantic weddings in its beautiful gardens
- Provides the opportunity for persons to tour its historic great house - the only one that as all rooms open for viewing (the final tour is at 4:30pm)
- Offers several ways to dine on site.
Parish: St. Philip
Tel: (246) 423-6270
Fax: (246) 423-5863
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