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Fairview Great House & Botanical Garden, Challengers

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Overlooking the Caribbean Sea and dating back over 300 years, Fairview Great House & Botanical Garden is a prime example of Colonial architecture built almost completely from wood. Once the residence of a French military commander, the house functioned as a hotel during the 1960s and was finally restored to its former glory in 2008. Tour the house to learn about its history. It is accompanied by over two acres (0.8 ha) of botanical garden featuring an apiary, cobblestone central courtyard, a private chapel where you can go rum tasting, and a restaurant. Put Fairview Great House & Botanical Garden into our Challengers trip builder site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Challengers.
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  • Excellent tour coupled by a wonderful culinary experience (a cooking demonstration and lunch) and rum tasting! This was one of our favorite excursions on our Silversea cruise. Many thanks to Miss... 
    Excellent tour coupled by a wonderful culinary experience (a cooking demonstration and lunch) and rum tasting! This was one of our favorite excursions on our Silversea cruise. Many thanks to Miss...  more »
  • We thought we were going to a cooking demo, but did not realize it was so much more. Shea prepared everything effortlessly, and was fun to watch as she prepared a vegetable dish, a pork dish, a... 
    We thought we were going to a cooking demo, but did not realize it was so much more. Shea prepared everything effortlessly, and was fun to watch as she prepared a vegetable dish, a pork dish, a...  more »
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  • What a wonderful local experience, where the people and the food are just unique and colourful! We had the opportunity to experience a cooking demonstration of the local cuisine, do a bit of rum tasting! And danced with Tash a lovely knowledgeable guide. Island fun, quality of life and a historical journey through what was and is part of at Kitts and Nevis.
  • Very beautiful site. The tour and cooking demonstration were very interesting. Note: Not all of the stall doors close in the women's restroom and it can get hot there, so bring water.

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