Here is a list of attractions well worth visiting around the island. These can all be accessed by foot, car or bike.
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Once housed the Governor and visiting Royalty.
Dates to around 1859 and defines the entrance to Montravers Estate.
This hotel is one of the oldest in the Caribbean
Built by freed Blacks following Emancipation in 1834.
This was the first church in the Caribbean built for all people, regardless of colour to worship together.
Location of a well known local ghost story about lost love.
Site of Jamestown, Nevis’s earliest settlement that was destroyed by a tidal wave in 1680.
The largest fort on Nevis, it protected Charlestown
An unusual cut stone building in an octagonal shape.
Some of the most beautiful stone building and gardens on Nevis.
One of the most complete plantation factories in the Caribbean.
Believed to have the oldest existing wooden house in Caribbean.
Site of Horatio Nelson and Fanny Nisbit’s wedding in 1787.
Place where British Naval hero Horatio Nelson collected water for his ships.
On this site newly arrived slaves were sold to plantation owners from various islands.
Site of largest sugar mills on Nevis and Arawak archaeological sites.
Once home of Frances “Fanny” Nisbet who married Horatio Nelson in 1787.
An attractive site enhanced by remains of the Great House and Estate Buildings.
“Nelson’s Lookout” The best preserved fortress on Nevis.
Site of many historic graves and imported head stones.
One of only three churches in the Caribbean to have a black crucifix
Site of the recording of Horatio Nelson and Fanny Nisbit’s marriage
Site became center of education of former slaves.
The oldest active Protestant church in the Caribbean.
A thriving Jewish community made up 25% of the population of Charlestown in the 1720’s; a synagogue was located nearby.