THE FLOWER FOREST

Where: Richmond, St Joseph
Opening times: 9am – 5 pm (7 days a week)
Tour time: 45 minutes
The Flower Forest can be found in Richmond in the highlands of St Joseph, close to Harrison’s Cave and Welchman Hall Gully. The Flower Forest is a haven of lush tropical flora with sweeping views of the Atlantic Coastline.  Within the 50 acres, there are numerous indigenous and imported plants including Heliconias, Begonias and a wide variety of plants which are labeled with their common and botanical names. There is a garden gazebo that is suitable for weddings.  In the forest area, you can see birds or monkeys.
There is lots of shade provided by the numerous palms and benches are strategically located along the paths throughout the Flower Forest for those who wish to enjoy the views and the tranquil atmosphere. Wheelchair facilities are provided.  The Flower Forest also has a gift shop and a refreshment bar.
The flower forest is open 7 days a week from 9am-5pm.  The Flower Power Café is open from 8am -4pm daily. There are several organized tours to the Forest  which typically last about 45 minutes.   If you would like to find out more about what to do and see in Barbados, visit Handpicked Villas.

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