Barbados looks a lot like an English heritage village transplanted onto a Caribbean paradise. Between the white-sand shores and glittering blue seas, you'll find historical buildings, a heritage railway, horseracing course, and even a cricket stadium.

    Of course, there's plenty about Barbados which is very unlike a little English village, quite aside from the delightful beaches. Barbadian culture is very vibrant and colourful. One of the best times to see the village at its best is during the carnival-like Crop Over, when musicians and revellers parade the streets in bright and sequined costumes.

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      Barbados offers you a Caribbean island holiday that’s not short of world-class beaches – some afford privacy and seclusion, while others are at the heart of the action. No one will blame you if you can’t drag yourself away. After all, such tropical idylls are the reason we fly halfway around the world for our 2 weeks in the sun...

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