Spittal Pond

Next to Harrington Sound and Mangrove Lake, Spittal Pond is the third largest pond on Bermuda. This spot of the main attractions at the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve and set on the Atlantic Coast in Smith's Parish.

Spittal Pond is comprise of fresh water, but still appears brackish due to storm waters from the Atlantic Ocean that can sometimes overflow into the pond.

Spittal Pond is a popular site for birders, with a wide variety of birds nesting on property. These include flamingos, the Bermuda Longtail Bird, Warblers, Grey Catbird, and more. Trails also snake around the property, making it a fun hiking spot.

Location

Set in , happily welcomes residents and tourists who are rooming in this part of Bermuda. Regardless of whether or not you are staying nearby, you are free to stop by to check out the sights.

Set near the Atlantic Coast in Smith's Parish, Spittal Pond has two entrances along South Road. Parking lots are available.

Spittal Pond lies on the island of Bermuda, it's four miles (six kilometers) to the east of Hamilton.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most exciting options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is sharing fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of Spittal Pond. Foxy's Cafe is a wonderful locale to eat at before visiting Spittal Pond, and is close-by, making it a great option for visitors to it. Buzz n'Go Collector's Hill and North Rock Brewing Company are additional dining options close-by. At North Rock Brewing Company you should try a bite of British food and experience the culture of Bermuda.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers that like Spittal Pond, and have the energy to view some others, might consider a trip to Trott's Pond and Evan's Pond; the first of which is 1.8 miles away from Spittal Pond. There are other places of interest in the area, including Portuguese Rock, which is about a hundred yards away near Hamilton. You might also consider checking out Spittal Pond Nature Reserve, which is another attraction nearby.

With a selection of nearby activities, you'll never run out of ways to stay busy. The closest attractions are listed in the following table.

Attractions Near Spittal Pond
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Portuguese Rock Historic Site 0.1 mi. (6.2 km) NE 3.8 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Spittal Pond Nature Reserve -- 0.1 mi. (6.2 km) NE 3.8 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Jeffery's Cave GeoFeature 0.1 mi. (6.2 km) ESE 3.9 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Winter Haven And Summer Haven National Reserve -- 0.8 mi. (7.3 km) NE 4.5 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Watch Hill Park -- 0.8 mi. (7.4 km) ENE 4.6 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Verdmont Museum 0.9 mi. (4.7 km) W Smith's Parish Bermuda
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo Other Attraction 1.0 mi. (5.6 km) NW Hamilton Parish Bermuda
Devonshire Bay Park -- 1.4 mi. (4.1 km) SW 2.6 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda

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Hours

Spittal Pond is open to the public daily from dawn until dusk.

Cost

Although entry into the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve is free, a $5(USD) per person guided tour is available.

 

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