Sunbury Plantation House, Barbados

Sunbury Plantation House, Barbados

Sunbury Plantation House is over 300 years old, and the only one with all of its rooms open for viewing. It displays the grand style of life on a successful sugar plantation and its furnished with a superior collection of antiques. With fascinating old prints, clothing, domestic and agricultural equipment and implements, and a collection of horse-drawn carriages, the house gives a fascinating and very complete picture of everyday plantation life in the 18th and 19th centuries. Built of coral limestone hewn from Barbados’ quarries, Sunbury is a monument to both the beauties and practicalities of classic West Indian plantation architecture. Tour guides are well-trained, and the printed material is quite comprehensive. A café and bar provide means and refreshments.