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Black Rock in Saint Michael (region) is located in Barbados - about 3 mi (or 4 km) North-West of Bridgetown, the country's capital town.

Current time in Black Rock is now 02:48 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "America / Barbados" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Welchman Hall, Wanstead, Speightstown, Prospect, Oistins or Fitts Village. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Weymouth, Station Hill, New Orleans, Fairfield, Deacons and Garrison. There are 1 airports near Black Rock. The nearest airport we discovered is Sir Grantley Adams International Airport (IATA: BGI) with a distance of 10 mi (or 16.6 km) South-East of the city centre of Black Rock.

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Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1029.8 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain
Moderate rain

Tuesday, February 9th 2016

Overcast clouds Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)
Overcast clouds, fresh breeze.

Wednesday, February 10th 2016

Light rain Day: 26°C (78 °F)
Night: 27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, February 11th 2016

Light rain Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 26°C (80 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.

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lat/lng: 13.207 / -59.627
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Map of local sightseeing hints

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

3Ws Oval

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

The 3Ws Oval is a cricket field at the entrance of the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies in Barbados. Mostly known for the sculpture in the shape of three large wickets that stand tall on the incline above the field. The 3Ws Oval was one of the team warm-up venues for the 2007 Cricket World Cup finals, which were played at the nearby Kensington Oval stadium. The 3Ws has undergone a huge redevelopment over the last four years to meet ICC standards. Found situated next to the 3Ws Oval are the dormitories, the CLR James Centre for Cricket Research and the basketball courts at the University's campus entrance. Leading up the hill from the cricket ground is the West Indies Cricket Walk of Fame which leads up the gravesites of Sir Frank Worrell and Sir Clyde Walcott In the park opposite the University, you will find a monument in the shape of a 'W' with busts of each of the famous 3Ws – Sir Frank Worrell, Sir Clyde Walcott and Sir Everton Weekes. These three Barbadian cricketers were all born within a few miles of each other and became a fearsome batting trio for the West Indies. All three were later knighted for their service to cricket. The facilities at the 3Ws Oval also includes an indoor cricket school which hosts the Sagicor West Indies High Performance Centre (HPC) which was opened in June 2010. The University's cricket teams also call this picturesque ground home for first-class cricket, List A cricket and local club cricket.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Cricket grounds in Barbados
  • Saint Michael, Barbados
  • Sports venues in Barbados

Freshwater Bay, Barbados

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Freshwater Bay is located between Paynes Bay and Carlisle Bay in the southwest of Barbados.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Bays of Barbados

Queen's College (Barbados)

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Queen's College was established as a result of the recommendation of an Education Commission whose report suggested that Barbados required a first grade school for girls. The school focused on academic excellence and its mandate was to produce an education for girls similar to that in the top educational institutions in Great Britain. The school commenced operation at Constitution Road on January 29, 1883 with thirty-three female students. Their ages ranged from three to nineteen. The school was managed by a Board of Governors and the first Headmistress was an Englishwoman, Miss Helen Veich-Brown. The school roll steadily increased and in 1946, the place of Queen's College as an institution of academic excellence was firmly established when Elsie Pligrim became the first female in Barbados to be awarded the prestigious Barbados Government Scholarship. In 1970, Elsie Payne (née Pilgrim) became the first Barbadian Headmistress, and during her tenure of office, co-education was introduced, when thirty eight first form boys entered the school (1981). After Dame Elsie Payne's retirement, Mrs. Colleen Winter-Brathwaite was appointed Headmistress of the school in 1985. She was followed by Mrs. Coreen Kennedy in 1997. The school's first headmaster, Dr. David Browne, was appointed in July, 2008. In 2003, a Continuing Education Programme was introduced after school. This catered to adults who wanted to upgrade their qualifications. Queen's College existed as an all-girls school until 1981 when it became a co-educational secondary school. Queen's College was relocated from Constitution Road to its present site in Husbands, St. James in 1990. It is a multi-racial school with students drawn from a wide cross section of the Barbadian community. The school offers secondary education to approximately one thousand students. It comprises eleven departments in which approximately thirty three subject areas are taught. Consistent with its mission statement, the school offers a wide range of sporting and extra-curricular activities which assist in the process of character building and the development of a positive value system. The school has a long tradition of excellence and achievement in the academic area and in extra-curricular activities as well. There is an outstanding record of performance in the regional examinations of the Caribbean Examinations Council at both the ordinary and advanced levels. Annually a high percentage of Queen's College graduates enter Universities in the West Indies, Great Britain, Canada and the United States.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Saint James, Barbados
  • Schools in Barbados
  • Universities and colleges in the Caribbean

Bridgetown

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Bridgetown, metropolitan pop 96,578 (2006), is the capital and largest city of the nation of Barbados. Formerly, the Town of Saint Michael, the Greater Bridgetown area is located within the parish of Saint Michael. Bridgetown is sometimes locally referred to as "The City", but the most common reference is simply "Town". The Bridgetown port, found along Carlisle Bay lies on the southwestern coast of the island. Parts of the Greater Bridgetown area (as roughly defined by the Ring Road Bypass or more commonly known as the ABC Highway), sit close to the borders of the neighbouring parishes Christ Church and St. James. The Grantley Adams International Airport for Barbados, is located 16 kilometres southeast of Bridgetown city centre, and has daily flights to major cities in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and the Caribbean. While there is no longer local municipal government, it is governed as a political constituency within the national Parliament. During the short lived 1950s-1960s Federation of the British West Indian Territories, Bridgetown was one of three capital cities within the region being considered to be the Federal capital of region. The present day location of the city was established by English settlers in 1628 following a prior settlement under the authority of Sir William Courten at St. James Town. Bridgetown is a major West Indies tourist destination, and the city acts as an important financial, informatics, convention centre, and cruise ship port of call in the Caribbean region. On 25 June 2011, Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison were added as a World Heritage Site of UNESCO.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Bridgetown
  • Capital districts and territories
  • Capitals in North America
  • Capitals in the Caribbean
  • Metropolitan areas of Barbados
  • Populated coastal places in Barbados
  • Populated places established in 1628
  • Populated places established in the 17th century
  • Populated places in Barbados
  • Port cities in the Caribbean
  • World Heritage Sites in Barbados

Paynes Bay, Barbados

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Paynes Bay sometimes called the "Platinum Coast" is located on the west coast of Barbados. Many locals believe that it is one of the island's best swimming beaches for both the calm seas of the Caribbean (in comparison to the strong south or east coast surf) and the colorful neighborhood. In recent years, Paynes Bay has experienced significant development, most recently by various foreign speculators who are in the process of constructing condominiums along the bay. The resort Sandy Lane is situated at the northern end of Paynes Bay, and there are many luxury villas located along this part of the west coast. Paynes Bay also has many restaurants.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Bays of Barbados
  • Beaches of Barbados

Kensington Oval

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

The Kensington Oval is a stadium located to the west of the capital city Bridgetown on the island of Barbados. It is the pre-eminent sporting facility on the island and is primarily used for cricket. Locally referred to as "The Mecca" of cricket, it has hosted many important and exciting cricket games between local, regional, and international teams during its more than 120 year history.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Cricket grounds in Barbados
  • Football venues in Barbados
  • Saint Michael, Barbados
  • Sports venues in Barbados
  • Test cricket grounds in the West Indies

Port of Bridgetown

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
More reading: Port of Bridgetown homepage

The Port of Bridgetown (officially the Deep Water Harbour), is a seaport in Bridgetown on the southwest coast of Barbados. Situated at the North-Western end of Carlisle Bay, the harbour handles all of the country's international bulk ship-based trade and commerce. In addition to international-shipping the Deep Water Harbour is the port of entry for southern-Caribbean cruise ships. The port is one of three (3) designated ports of entry in Barbados; it along with the privately owned Port Saint Charles marina are the two designated ports of entry for persons arriving by sea. While the Sir Grantley Adams International Airport is the designated port of entry for persons arriving and departing by air. The port's timezone is GMT –4, and it handles roughly 700,000 cruise passengers and 900,000 tonnes of containerised cargo per year.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Breakwaters
  • Bridgetown
  • Ports and harbours of Barbados
  • Saint Michael, Barbados
  • Transport in Barbados

Barbados National Stadium

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Barbados National Stadium was officially opened on October 23, 1970. It is a multi-use outdoor stadium in Waterford, St. Michael, Barbados. Situated approximately 4.3km northeast of Bridgetown it is located off Highway 3. The stadium is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 15,000. In 2006, FIFA condemned the national football stadium of Barbados though the country was hoping to demolish and rebuild the ground before its 2010 World Cup qualification campaign begins. In 2011 the Barbadian government estimated the cost to re-engineer the stadiums' running track at 2 million dollars. No date has been determined when the funding could be sourced or the works could be carried out. But Barbados' past World Championships in Athletics gold-medalist Ryan Brathwaite has publicly condemned the current state of the National Stadiums' track infrastructure. In 2010 the stadium started hosting the Joseph Payne Memorial Classic, a competitive event among Barbadian secondary school students.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Athletics (track and field) venues in Barbados
  • Football venues in Barbados
  • National stadiums
  • Saint Michael, Barbados
  • Sports venues in Barbados

Pelican Island (Barbados)

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Pelican Island was a small uninhabited island that once existed off the west coast of Bridgetown and Fontabelle, in St. Michael, Barbados. According to historical record, the island received its name from brown pelicans that would nest there. To get there, one could have used one of the pair of nearby boat jetties along the Barbados shoreline, or during low tide it was believed to have been possible to wade out to the island as well. The island held a quarantine facility specifically for sick crew and passengers from ships, so as not to spread communicable / infectious diseases to the mainland. There were housing facilities for patients, a morgue, a caretaker's quarters and a laundry area equipped with a cauldron for boiling clothes for sterilisation. Over the five years of 1956 to 1961 the Caribbean Sea between the island and Barbados was reclaimed and filled in during the building of the Bridgetown Port, and now Pelican Island has become incorporated into the mainland in the Bridgetown Deep Water Harbour complex. There is now a tourist attraction called The Pelican Village ("Pelican Crafts Centre") in the area, at the port, as a tribute to the separate island that once existed there.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Bridgetown
  • Former islands
  • Saint Michael, Barbados
  • Uninhabited islands of Barbados

HM Glendairy Prison

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Glendairy Prison, also called Her Majesty's Prison, was the correctional facility located in the country of Barbados. The prison, which housed up to 1,000 male and female inmates, was located in Station Hill, St. Michael.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Defunct prisons in Barbados
  • Military of Barbados
  • Saint Michael, Barbados

Warrens, Saint Michael, Barbados

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

The town of Warrens located in the parish of Saint Michael is one of the fastest developing areas in the country of Barbados. In the span of a few short years beginning around the year 2000, the Warrens, Saint Michael area has become synonymous with new money flowing into the country and for the development in the form of newly constructed tall buildings. Upon the completion of two new towers in Warrens it is estimated that roughly 350,000 square feet of the island's 860,000 sq ft . of A-Class office space will be located in Warrens. Traditional building-height restrictions in the central Bridgetown area, and the perseverance of Barbados authorities in not allowing full-scale conversion of Bridgetown's many traditional buildings into tall iron and glass works has led to many companies in Barbados choosing to locate in the Warrens area for their high-rise complexes. In 2010 the government stated that road works were being conducted to mitigate the traffic problems in the area of Warrens.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Populated places in Barbados
  • Saint Michael, Barbados

National Heroes Square

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

National Heroes Square (formerly Trafalgar Square) is located in the capital and principal commercial centre Bridgetown, on the island-nation of Barbados. The square lies along Upper Broad Street and is on the northern shore of the Careenage ("Constitution River"), found directly in the centre of Bridgetown. A fixture of the Square on the west-end includes a bronze statue of Admiral Lord Nelson overlooking the Square. The statue in Bridgetown was erected unveiled on March 22. 1813 to commemorate the anniversary of the British Royal Navy's victory in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. The local statue of Lord Nelson in Bridgetown was erected approximately 27 years before the more famous Nelson's Column which is located in London, England's Trafalgar Square. As a point of reference, Nelson has served as the decided upon centre of Bridgetown. During the colonial years many distances on the island from Bridgetown have historically been measured from the base of Nelson's statue. The current name of National Heroes Square was adopted on 22 April 1999 and officially took effect on from 28th April, 1999. In 2009 the David Thompson-Government opened up a proposal to rename the area as "Parliament Square". http://www. nationnews. com/story/feedback-feature-5-13-09# and to completely redevelop and reconfigure the Square's layout.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Bridgetown
  • National squares
  • Squares in Barbados

Nidhe Israel Synagogue

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

The Nidḥe Israel Synagogue is the only synagogue in Bridgetown, Barbados. It also holds the distinction of being one of the oldest synagogues in the western hemisphere and a Barbados National Trust property. In 2011 the Synagogue and excavated Mikvah were designated as UNESCO protected properties within the World Heritage Site of Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison area.

This attraction is classified as:

  • 19th-century synagogues
  • Bridgetown
  • Conservative synagogues
  • Religious organizations established in the 1650s
  • Synagogues in Barbados
  • World Heritage Sites in Barbados

Saint Michael, Barbados

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Statistics Parish:Saint Michael Area:39 km Largest city:Bridgetown Population (2008 est. ):94,860 inhab. Population density:2,432.31 inhab/km² Parliamentary representation - House seats11 Map Parishes of Barbados The parish of St. Michael is one of eleven parishes of Barbados. It has a land area of 39 km² and is found at the south-west portion of the island. Saint Michael has survived by name as one of the original six parishes created in 1629 by Governor Sir William Tufton. The is home to Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados. Bridgetown is the centre of commercial activity in Barbados, as well as a central hub for the public transport network. Other major infrastructure in St. Michael is the international seaport of Barbados—the Deep Water Harbour. Therein, a number of cruise ships arrive and depart including various lines such as Royal Caribbean and Cunard. The harbour features several sugar towers for loading locally produced sugar into transport ships, and a tower for loading flour for transport. Under Barbados' historic vestry system, the main parish church is seated along St. Michael's Row in Bridgetown. This cathedral replaced the former parish church that was formerly located at the site of St. Mary's Church. St. Michael's Cathedral's was elevated to its cathedral status under Bishop Coleridge who arrived in Barbados in 1825 under the then newly established Diocese of Barbados and the Leeward Islands.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Parishes of Barbados
  • Saint Michael, Barbados

Constitution River

Located at 13.13, -59.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

The Constitution River or commonly called "The Careenage", is a river located along Carlisle Bay, on the south-western portion of Barbados. The western end of the river runs through the centre of Bridgetown in Saint Michael. The river acts as a channel for heavy rain run-off from the higher interior regions of the island. Additionally, it is a small sheltered shallow passage or yacht harbour for medium sized yachts or small craft boats to dock in the city. It is located roughly 1 km south of the man-made Deep Water Harbour on the Princess Alice Highway. River crossings

This attraction is classified as:

  • Bridgetown
  • Rivers of Barbados

More facts and things to research:

More facts related to this place you might find interesting: Parliament of Barbados, Sandy Lane (resort), Indian River (Barbados), Parliament Buildings (Barbados), Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Bridgetown, Central Bank of Barbados, Garrison Historic Area, Barbados Museum & Historical Society, Barbados Community College, Carlisle Bay, Barbados, Holetown, Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Conference and Cultural Centre, Two Mile Hill, Saint Michael, Barbados and Bellairs Research Institute

Hotels & Hostels: Places to stay

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Divi Heritage Beach Resort**

Divi Heritage Beach Resort

Very close

Less than 1 mile away
Standard Hotel
Address: Sunset Crest, . St. James

We would like to warmly welcome you to the Divi Heritage Beach Resort. Make yourself at home Access to the upper floors is made easy by our lift. If you are staying for an extended period, rest...

Grand Barbados

Grand Barbados

Very close

< 3 mi.

Address: Aquatic Gap, 0000 Bridgetown

Our whole crew would like to cordially welcome you to the Grand Barbados. Make yourself at home The elevator to the upper floors makes it easy to reach your cosy room. If you are staying for...

Accra Beach Hotel & Resort****

Accra Beach Hotel & Resort

Very close

< 5 mi.
Upper Class Hotel
Address: Highway 7, 15139 Christ Church

We would like to warmly welcome you to the Accra Beach Hotel & Resort. If you need a car, you can rent one directly from the hotel reception and use hotel parking during your stay. Make yourself...

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion*****

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion

Top Class

< 5 mi.
High Class Hotel
Address: Highway 1B, Porters, 24051 St. James

Tucked away in a sun-drenched  cove on the beautiful west coast of Barbados, The Fairmont Royal Pavilion boasts an unrivaled beach-front presence. All 72 guest rooms provide exquisite, unobstructed ...

Southern Palms Hotel***

Southern Palms Hotel

< 6 mi.
Middle Class Hotel
Address: St Lawrence Gap, BB15017 St. Lawrence

Our entire team would like to proudly welcome you to the Southern Palms Hotel. A laundry service is available. You can hire a car directly from the hotel during your stay. Meet family or friends...

Divi Southwinds Beach Resort**

Divi Southwinds Beach Resort

< 6 mi.
Standard Hotel
Address: St. Lawrence Gap, . Christ Church

We would like to enthusiastically welcome you to the Divi Southwinds Beach Resort. You can hire a car directly from the hotel and are entitled to use hotel parking during your stay. Make yourself...

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USF4: Ray--Dan [Guy] vs God-Tier-Pablo [Ibuki] FT5

published: September 22, 2014 length: 10:35 min
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author: Ray Dan

Exhibition Match 1st to 5 Game Title: USF4 Console: PS3 Date:Aug 25th 2014, Location: Wayde Place, Grazettes, Barbados This is what we call EN-TER-TAIN-MENT folks !!! Follow me on Twitter

USF4: MetaGouken [Gouken] vs God-Tier-Pablo [Ibuki] FT5

published: September 06, 2014 length: 22:29 min
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author: Ray Dan

This is what we call EN-TER-TAIN-MENT folks !!! Exhibition Match 1st to 5 Game Title: USF4 Console: PS3 Date:Aug 25th 2014, Location: Wayde Place, Grazettes, Barbados For more information

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