Seymour's Pond Nature Reserve

Established in 1963, this early nature reserve is a popular nesting location to many migratory and native birds. This makes the tiny 2.5 acres a very busy place during hatching season, and a great place for bird watching.

Visitors to the site will be able to spot a variety of birds including egrets, ducks, and other waterfowl.


Seymour's Pond Nature Reserve is located in Southampton Parish, in the vicinity of Hamilton; it's to the south-southeast of Somerset Village.

Nearby Restaurants

There are several picks of dining options to select from in the area nearby this nature preserve. Coconuts, which offers Caribbean food, is also the most convenient option for visitors of this nature preserve. The restaurant is a small ways off, but far enough that you might decide to arrange for taking advantage of some method of transport to travel there. Also within reach, you will encounter options including Ocean Echo and The Dining Room so hopefully, at least one of these close by choices will satisfy the whole entire gang.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who enjoy wildlife reservations, and would like to see others, should check out Sherwin Nature Reserve and Gilbert Nature Reserve; the first is three miles to the east-northeast of Seymour's Pond Nature Reserve . You'll find some other attractions in the area, including Barnes Corner Park, which is less than a hundred yards away Southampton Parish. Also think about making the trip to Church Bay Park, which is another attraction nearby.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Seymour's Pond Nature Reserve
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Barnes Corner Park -- 0.0 mi. (5.5 km) W 3.4 mi. South-Southeast of Somerset Village
Church Bay Park -- 0.2 mi. (5.9 km) S 3.7 mi. South-Southeast of Somerset Village
Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Other Attraction 0.9 mi. (6.1 km) E 3.8 mi. Southeast of Somerset Village
West Whale Bay Park -- 1.4 mi. (4.9 km) W 3.0 mi. South of Somerset Village
Whale Bay Fort Historic Site 1.4 mi. (4.8 km) W 3.0 mi. South of Somerset Village
Hog Bay Park -- 2.4 mi. (3.1 km) NW 1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Somerset Village
Fort Scaur Historic Site 2.6 mi. (1.6 km) NNW Somerset Island
Scaur Hill Park -- 2.7 mi. (1.6 km) NNW Somerset Island

More Information


The public is welcome to visit Seymour's Pond Nature Reserve anytime between sunrise and sunset.


There is no entry fee for those looking to explore the reserve, though donations are accepted.

Location: Hamilton, Bermuda



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