Originally planned as an emergency escape route, Ferry Island Fort would protect the ferries taking people from the main island to the well defended St. George in the case of an attack. Form 1790 and into the 1900's, the fort stood ready for the worst.
Today, the fort is mainly in ruins, and guests can feel free to explore them and take a look of what remains of this old vanguard.
Consider staying on Ferry Island if you plan on visiting Ferry Island Fort, since visitors to this region of Bermuda will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. If you wish to stay somewhere close to this historical site, you'll find a decent selection of places to stay in the area.
|Grotto Bay Beach Resort||Resort||St. David's Island||0.7 mi. (4.6 km)||S|
|Rosewood Tucker's Point||Resort||None||1.8 mi. (5.2 km)||SSE|
|Aunt Neas Inn At Hillcrest||Hotel||St. David's Island||2.5 mi. (0.2 km)||NE|
|The Mid Ocean Club||Resort||None||2.5 mi. (5.7 km)||SE|
|Pink Beach Club||Resort||Bermuda||2.7 mi. (7.3 km)||S|
|Guest house||Bermuda||5.8 mi. (0.8 km)||SW|
|Guest house||Bermuda||5.8 mi. (2.3 km)||SW|
There are a good number of restaurants to pick from in the neighborhood around Ferry Island Fort. The most nearby restaurant is Bailey's Bay Ice Cream Parlour and Swizzle Inn Pub at Bailey's Bay offer additional restaurant options within reach of this location. At Swizzle Inn Pub at Bailey's Bay you may eat some American meals and enjoy the local foods and culture of Bermuda., a great eatery to dine at on your way to spending time at this historical site. Tony's Fine Foods is only about three quarters of a mile from this site's location, so grab a table and try something off the menu.
Location: Ferry Island, Bermuda
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