Codrington College - Barbados
A great family outing - pack a picnic lunch and enjoy eating in the beautiful shaded grounds. Afterwards you can take in the spectacular views of the East Coast, explore the lily pond, buildings and gardens. Take a look at our blog 'Lazy Days at Codrington College' http://bit.ly/ZJB
Are you a business owner in Barbados?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Barbados.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to Codrington College
You can't miss this historical attraction as you drive along because of its characteristic magnificent row of Royal Palms which line its splendid driveway and lovely huge lily pond. The impressive buildings of Codrington College are reminiscent of an Oxford quadrangle, yet blend perfectly with the surrounding trees and hills of St. John. Christopher Codrington, planter, soldier, scholar and philanthropist who in 1710 left his two estates in Barbados to endow an institution of higher education in 'physics and chirurgery, as well as divinity' so that good could be done amongst the mens' souls and bodies, a nature trail identifying the varied natural heritage of the island, and a plan of the College building built in 1743.
The College, which from 1875 to 1955 was affiliated to the University of Durham, in England, enabling its students to qualify for degrees from that university, has since 1965 been affiliated to the University of the West Indies. It functions at present as a theological college of the Anglican church of the Providence of the West Indies.
You may also like
Barbados Wildlife Reserve and Grenade Hall ForestCountryside, Barbados
This tropical forest in the parish of St. Peter is the best place to enjoy the Barbados Green Monkey in their natural habitat along with iguanas, peacocks, snakes, flamin...
Island Safari BarbadosCountryside, Barbados
The adventure of a lifetime! Experience tours with a difference in specially built comfortable 4 x 4 Land Cruisers. Island Safari promises to show the island like no one ...
Good Times Catamaran CruisesWest Coast, St. James
On Good Times you can be assured a really good time!!! Private charters and various day cruises are offered as well as a wide range of watersports activities..........
Calabaza Sailing CruisesBridgetown, St. Michael
Relaxation awaits you on Barbados' most exclusive and personalized catamaran for a top rated experience. Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, get up close to the turtles and explo...
Apes Hill Golf ClubWest-Coast, Barbados
Apes Hill championship golf course, the Club and its splendid amenities are establishing a new standard of excellence in the Caribbean. Access is restricted to club membe...
Exclusive Cottons of the CaribbeanCountryside, St. George
The Exclusive Cottons of the Caribbean Ginnery and Visitor Centre offers fascinating guided tours and a gift shop featuring Barbados' remarkable, regal cotton and cotton ...
Barbados Golf ClubSouth Coast, Christ Church
Enjoy a round or two on this idyllic 18-hole championship course. Approved and sanctioned by the PGA European Tour in 2003, this scenic course offers superb greens and on...
Mallalieu Motor CollectionSouth Coast, Christ Church
The Mallalieu Motor Collection presents a tangible history of motoring in Barbados and the Barbados Rally Club in particular which was founded in 1957. ......
Limegrove Lifestyle CentreWest Coast, Barbados
Designer stores, eateries, entertainment, galleries and more. Open for business and pleasure seven days a week, Limegrove Lifestyle Centre is the most stylish place to sh...
Hazell's Water World Inc. Divers Supply ShopBridgetown, St. Michael
Hazell's Water World Inc. Divers Supply Shop is a father and son team with over 50 years combined experience. They provide quality service, advice and repairs as well as ...