Royal Botanic Gardens and Hope Zoo is 6 mi. (10 km) n. on Old Hope Rd. More than 230 acres (93 hectares) contain flower beds, lawn areas and a plant nursery as well as butterfly, annual and sunken gardens and a lily pond in a Chinese garden. Also on the grounds are an orchid house and a zoo with a petting area. A 1758 stone aqueduct built on the old Hope sugar estate is still in use.