Martello Tower

The only martello-style tower built on Bermuda, the Martello Tower was built around 1822 to defend St. George's Island in the event that the mainland of Bermuda was lost. The tower, which had fallen into disrepair, was finally renovated in 2008 and is open to the public.

Staying Close

Consider staying in St. George's Island if you plan on visiting Martello Tower, as visitors to this part of Bermuda will be pleased to have easy site access throughout their trip. There are a notable amount of hotels in the neighborhood within range of this facility.

Hotels near Martello Tower
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Grotto Bay Beach Resort Resort 0.7 mi. (4.6 km) S
Rosewood Tucker's Point Resort 1.8 mi. (5.2 km) SSE
The Mid Ocean Club Resort 2.6 mi. (5.7 km) SE
Pink Beach Club Resort 2.8 mi. (7.3 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

Opportunities for some fun in the sun like hitting a few rounds of golf and water sports are by no means hard to come by in the vicinity. Tourists who enjoy testing their talents around the course, will want to do so at the closest golfing opportunity, which is Tucker's Point. Lazy days can also be planned at Bailey's Bay, the most close-by beach. But, at least two other beach and golf options stand in the community. You will also find additional indoor attractions within a reasonable distance. You'll find a pair of places you may enjoy -Ferry Island Fort and Coney Island Park- which are both situated a short distance from the historic site.


Operating Hours

The fort is open to the public in the summer months, from 10:00am until 2:00pm. You can still access the fort in the winter, but you will need special permission for the Department of Parks.

Contact Information

Location: St. George's Island, Bermuda


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