Farley Hill is an ideal picnic location, The house, now in ruins, was the location for the movie Island in the Sun,
In 1966, the year Barbados gained independence, Farley Hill was designated a national park and was officially opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Several times a year Farley Hill is transformed into a stage for musical and theatrical events. Events such as Gospel Fest, Soca on the Hill & Reggae on the Hill are held with the magnificent ruins of Farley Hill House becoming the background for the event’s stage.