Sunbury Plantation House is the only great house with all rooms available for public viewing. In addition to being a heritage site and museum, Sunbury is also a renowned location for the hosting of weddings and other special events. The Melvilles, the current owners, have amassed one of the island’s superior collections of antiques.
The history of Sunbury Plantation House has always been full of intrigue and adventure, as the house has passed through generations of different owners. The most significant event was undoubtedly the 1816 slave rebellion, when the venue sustained more than 4,000 GBP worth of damage. Sunbury Plantation House is a wonderful, living monument to plantation life of a bygone era and it has been carefully restored and lovingly cherished by its owners for posterity- for the enjoyment of many generations to come.