Welchman Hall Gully in Barbados
In Barbados, the Welchman Hall Gully is a place where you can experience Barbados' nature as it must have looked like before Barbados was 'occupied' by humans.
A "gully" is kind of a big chasm that can reach a length of several kilometers. In Barbados this gullys have a depth of up to 60 meters. Because this area is a "gully", it was not suitable to grow sugarcane, and that is why this place contains the rare opportunity to see how Barbados nature must have looked, hundreds of years ago, before the first settlers arrived at this Caribbean island.
The Welchman Hall Gully is located 270 meters above sea level, it is approximately 1.25 km long and has a depth of 15 meters. It has a unique geological rock formations and many rare plants. Among other rare plants you will see trees with thick trunks and the bearded fig trees, after which Barbados is named. If you are lucky you can even see wild monkey playing in the trees.
Tip: At the northern entrance you will have a nice overview over the East Coast.
Website: Welchman Hall Gully Barbados
Adresse und Lage:
St. Thomas (in the hills)
Near Highway 2 nearby are Harrion's Cave and the Aerial Trek.
Online map: Google Maps - Welchman Hall Gully Barbados