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, ensuring guests staying in this part of Barbados will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. If you'd like to stay somewhere close to Charles Fort, you'll enjoy a moderate variety of places to stay in the area.

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

And, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area is eating a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of Charles Fort. Lighthouse Restaurant, which offers eclectic fare, offers convenient access to the historic site. It is only about a couple hundred yards away from this site's location, so grab a table and dig in! Also near Charles Fort you and your group will come across options including The Grille at Hilton Barbados and Cuz's Fish Stand so hopefully, at least one of these nearby eateries will delight the whole entire gang.


Contact Information

Location: Bridgetown, Barbados


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