The Valley is the capital of Anguilla. Although it
boasts a population of fewer than 2,000 people it's still the main
town and a crossroads for travellers visiting Anguilla. There's not
much to this small town, besides a few shopping plazas. Compared to
the rest of the island, even the architecture is lacking. But it
does have a few noteworthy museums and galleries.
Being Anguilla's highest point at 213 feet (65m),
Crocus Hill is the perfect place for holiday photographs. The
Crocus Hill are of the Valley is home to many popular tourist
accommodations due to its amazing views over the Caribbean Sea and
surrounding areas. Crocus Hill is also the site of the ruins of the
old court house, though nowadays all that's left are the crumbling
walls of a few of the basement jail cells.
Another attraction in the Valley is the Wallblake
House, a plantation home that was built around 1787 by Will Blake
and is one of the last remaining plantation houses in the whole of
the Caribbean that is still completely intact.
Most travellers use the Valley as a stepping stone
for their Anguilla experience. It remains a footstone in a path
leading to pristine palm-fringed beaches and warm crystalline
waters, abundant in a rich and diverse marine life just waiting to