Get swept away by the beauty of your Antiga and Barbuda vacation when you visit Copper and Lumber Store Historic Inn. With plenty of main attractions close-by, you’ll have the opportunity to explore everything from beaches, marinas and historical sites. We at Copper and Lumber Store Historic Inn want to ensure guests get the full Antigua experience and suggest you plan your visit to these must-see places! Popularly known for their breathtaking sights, fun activities and culturally rich attractions, we guarantee you’ll enjoy every minute of your travels!
The warm sunset pours through the beautiful and distinguished court yard of the Copper and Lumber Store Historic Inn. Difficult to imagine that centuries ago this unique spot used to store material for Admiral Nelson's fleet of ships.
It's now the highlight of our popular Cannon Tour where you are treated to the vast array of delights from a sumptuous menu.
Enjoy lunch at the Mainbrace Restaurant
Duration 2 hours Cost US$55.00 per person
Discover the Nelson's Dockyard National Park in all of its history and splendor. A museum filled with intriguing exhibits or eras past.
Park employees go about their daily routines bringing to mind the operations of a dockyard centuries ago. Craft folk welcome you with smiling countenances as they busily practice traditional bead making. A bakery is an irresistible stop as the pleasant aroma of its products float from within a structure that was built in the 18th century, like so many of the buildings still standing today.
Guided tours tell of a mesmerizing age as you stroll through historic buildings. Wind your way through our World Heritage site to hundreds of feet above sea level for the iconic sunset view from Fort Shirley.
Afabulous lunch follows at the Mainbarce Restaurant in the Copper & Lumber Store Historic Inn
Duration: 2 hours Cost: US$30.00 per person
Climb to the gentle rising peaks where historic forts are strategically located. Carefully demarcated trails lead through beautiful flora and fauna and along the intriguing remains of an era past.
Nature abounds in the Nelson's Dockyard perfect for an exhilerating hike to some of the most memorable and beautiful spots in Antigua.
Indulge in a delicious Caribbean lunch on the waterfront of the Mainbrace Restaurant at the Copper and Lumber Store Historic Inn
Duration 2 hours Cost US$60.00 per person
Enjoy the spectacular view overlooking the English Harbour and Falmouth Harbour. See breathtaking scenic landscapes from this beautiful hilltop eatery serving lunch and dinner. Shirley Heights menu items includes grilled lobster, curried fish or goat and kid-friendly burgers. Fun for the whole family, you and friends will enjoy the beautiful unset view and all this attraction has to offer.
See Nelson’s Dockyard’s original eighteenth and nineteenth century buildings, glorious boats and beautiful harbour when visiting English Harbor, Antigua. Tourists love exploring its shops, marina businesses, historic sites and parks to get the full Antigua experience. Here guests can marvel in the park’s scenic and natural beauty wherever they go!
Book horseback riding lessons at the Springhill riding club for a unique way to explore several beaches and historic sites of English Harbour. Ride through scenic hills and trails or trek down the beach. You and you horse can swim in the warm waters of the Caribbean Island. A truly authentic experience, Antigua’s Equestrian Center assures guests they can expect a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Spend the day snorkelling and swimming at Antigua’s Pigeon Point Beach. Soak in the sun and dive into its clear blue waters for a fun and relaxing day! When it’s time to refuel you and the family can head on down to its on-site restaurant bar Bumpkins for delicious eats and refreshments! With so much to do on the beach, you’ll never want to leave this natural oasis!
Plan an unforgettable trip down to The Pillars of Hercules, Antigua’s spectacular limestone rock formation guarding the entrance to English Harbour. Its large limestone boulders covered in coral reefs overlooks the clear blue sparkling waters, luring tourists in to dive off its pillars, hike its popular trails or snorkel near its island. For the ultimate wanderlust adventure, you’ll want to cross off visiting The Pillars of Hercules from your bucket list!
This delightful museum is laid out within the Naval Clerk’s House in the centre of Nelson’s Dockyard. The Dockyard Museum highlights the history of the only continuously working Georgian Dockyard in the world and serves as the centre of archaeological, environmental, and historical research in Antigua.
Built in 1855 thand originally served as officers’ quarters in the Royal Navy Dockyard. Restored in the 1970s, the building served as offices for the National Parks before opening its doors as a museum in 1997.