Fort Hamilton offers spectacular views over Hamilton harbour, especially when cruise ships are in port. The upper levels and battlements have been landscaped with lawns, which make a fine place
Fort St. Catherine
Fort St. Catherine defended the eastern channel of Bermuda from the time of the island’s first settlement in the 1600’s, and was used for military purposes through WWII. The original,
West Whale Bay Fort & Park
West Whale Bay Fort is a semi-circular fort in a spectacular setting overlooking West Whale Bay Beach and the south shore. Although the original fort no longer exists, you can
Fort George is located on a hilltop, the view from the fort area is spectacular. You can get a great view of the St. George Harbor and all the way
Fort Scaur and Park
Fort Scaur is an inland fort that was built to defend any land based attacks from the south shore. It had 64 pound guns mounted on disappearing carriages. The guns
The fort is surrounded by a dry moat. The interior of the fort is shielded with iron plates which are about 15 inches thick and laminated with layers of teak
The ramparts here offer spectacular views of Ely's Harbour and the Great Sound. To reach Fort Scaur take bus numer 7 or 8. Both travel between Dockyard and Hamilton.
There are approximately 90 forts scattered across the island of Bermuda. Some are easy to find and in picturesque areas – and the best part? You don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy them. Most have been restored, some are in parks, but all have gorgeous views.
Bermuda’s Martello Tower was built of hard Bermuda stone in the 1820’s. The fort looks like a cylindrical egg shaped tower and follows a design inspired by a fortress at
Gates Fort sits right on the edge of Town Cut, a channel that was created for ships to enter the St. George Harbor.As you walk into Gates Fort, you will
Burnt Point Fort
The fort was built not only to defend attacks from the enemy ships, it was also used to supervise any illegal sea trading by the locals. Bus route #1, 3,
Fort William was one of the many forts that were built in the early 1600s by Richard Moore, the first Governor of Bermuda who started the first official British settlement