Charles Fort

The largest fort on the island, the British built it Charles Fort originally as Fort Needham in the 1650's. The fort was fully incorporated into the rest of the garrison in 1836. Today it is part of the Hilton in the area, but has largely been left as it, so visitors and explore Fort Charles and take a look at the mighty defenses the British were willing to build in order to protect Barbados.

Staying Close

Charles Fort is located in Bridgetown, meaning those staying in this area of Barbados will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site during their visit. There are a decent collection of lodgings in the region around this facility.

Hotels near Charles Fort
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hilton Hotel Barbados Hotel 0.1 mi. (2.4 km) ENE
Island Inn Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (2.3 km) NE
Radisson Aquatica Resort Resort 0.4 mi. (2.2 km) NE
Grand Barbados Beach Resort Resort 0.4 mi. (2.2 km) NE
Bajan Beach Cottages Cottages 0.5 mi. (2.0 km) NE
Savannah Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (2.9 km) E
Amaryllis Beach Resort Resort 0.6 mi. (3.0 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

There are dozens of dining options to pick from in the region around this historical site. The most frequented nearby place to eat is Lighthouse Restaurant, which serves eclectic food. The eatery is a small distance away, but distant enough that you might decide to decide on taking advantage of some means of transport to transport your party. The Grille at Hilton Barbados and Cuz's Fish Stand are some of the other food and drink options near Charles Fort where you could try a new dish and experience the Barbados culture.


Contact Information

Location: Bridgetown, Barbados


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