Map of Attractions in English Harbour

1 | Admiral House

Featuring the history of the area's maritime history, the Admiral House welcomes any visitor interested in naval, British, colonial, or just general history. Visitors will gain an insight as to the importance of the dockyard for Antigua as well as how similar dockyards shaped the Caribbean as a whole.

Head southeast for 1.2 miles (2.0 km) from the center of Falmouth Harbour to get to this museum, which is situated within Nelson's Dockyard National Park.

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1 | Nelson's Ruins Northeast

This historical site is 1.3 miles (2.1 km) to the south-southeast of Falmouth Harbour, and is within Nelson's Dockyard National Park.

2 | Nelson's Ruins Southeast

Guests will find this historical site within the domain of Nelson's Dockyard National Park.

3 | Nelsons Dockyard Park

Nelson's Dackyard is more than just a national park. It is also is a historical site and commercial center that attracts visitors from around the world, who spend time exploring the many museums, forts, and ruins along with boutiques, small cafes, and gift shops.

Situated on the bay, this park is located a short distance from Nelson's Ruins Southeast.

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4 | Dockyard Museum

Originally built in 1855, Nelson's Dockyard served as the officer's quarters in the Royal Navy Dockyard. The building was restored and used as the National Parks Office in the 1970s, but by 1997 the rooms were once again restructured and put to use as the Dockyard Museum.

This museum can be found at Nelson's Dockyard National Park.

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5 | Fort Berkeley

This impressive fort at one time stood as the harbor's main protection from enemy navies. Built in 1704, the fort would eventually be armed with at leas twenty-five cannons that could reach about a mile and a half each, a clear deterrent to any approaching ships.

This historical site is located on the southern outskirts of English Harbour, a short distance from Dockyard Museum.

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1 | Lookout Trail

Found on Freeman's Bay to Shirley Heights Lookout, this park is located a short distance away to the southeast of the center of Falmouth Harbour.

2 | Shirley Heights Fort

Shirley Heights is one of the most popular attractions in Antigua. Once a military lookout, the property is now home to a restaurant and bar that is famous for hosting a party every Sunday night as well as a handful of historic relics.

Situated within easy traveling distance of English Harbour, this historical site is located a short distance from Lookout Trail.

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1 | Carpenters Rock Trail

Visitors will be able to find this hiking trail within easy traveling distance from English Harbour, approximately two miles (approximately three kilometers) southeast of the center of Falmouth Harbour.

The interactive map above indicates the location of 9 attractions in English Harbour.

To get additional details about individual points shown on the map, or to zoom to a more detailed look at a specific area, click on each point to explore that part of the map. Another option is to interact with the map by using the following table. Pick a place that interests you, and click on the colored pin in the far left column, or click on the location, described in the third column.

Points of Interest Near English Harbour
Click to Show Name (Click to Read Article) Area/Vicinity (Click to Show on Map)
Admiral House 0.0 mi. South West of Central English Harbour
Carpenters Rock Trail 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central English Harbour
Dockyard Museum 0.2 mi. South of Central English Harbour
Fort Berkeley 0.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central English Harbour
Lookout Trail Central English Harbour
Nelson's Dockyard National Park 0.2 mi. South of Central English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Northeast 0.2 mi. South West of Central English Harbour
Nelson's Ruins Southeast 0.3 mi. South West of Central English Harbour
Shirley Heights Fort Central English Harbour

 

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