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

Consider staying in Bridgetown if you plan on visiting Charles Fort, as travelers to this area of Barbados will be pleased to have easy access to this historic attraction during their time there. There is a respectable collection of lodgings in the community within range of Charles Fort.

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 multitudes of eateries to pick from in the community near Charles Fort. The most frequented nearby eatery is Lighthouse Restaurant, which serves eclectic fare. The eatery is a small distance away, but far enough that you might want to aim for taking advantage of some method of transportation to travel there. Also within reach, you will come across eateries including The Grille at Hilton Barbados and Cuz's Fish Stand letting you be picky as you choose between a few different food and drink options.


Contact Information

Location: Bridgetown, Barbados


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