Fort Berkeley

Photo Credit: © David Stanley CC BY
 

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. Today the fort is one of the most popular places for tourists to take photographs.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Fort Berkeley may choose to book their trip in English Harbour, as guests staying in this area of Antigua will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction during their visit. With just a few accommodations in the neighborhood within the vicinity of this historical site, only moderate tourist traffic can be bargained on.

Hotels near Fort Berkeley
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Inn At English Harbour Hotel Antigua 0.3 mi. (0.7 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

There are several picks of dining options to pick from in the neighborhood immediately near this historical site. Caribbean Taste Restaurant, which serves Caribbean meals, is also the most convenient dining option from this site. Also within a short distance, you and your party will encounter eateries including Le Cap Horn and Red Octopus where you and your companions can't end your meal without ordering a plate of their specialty seafood.

Information

Operating Hours

The schedule of operation for Fort Berkeley isn't readily available, meaning your group's top chance at success is calling in advance to ensure the property is going to be open when you and your companions intend to make an appearance.

Payment

If you need to know the price of admission, dial up Fort Berkeley beforehand to determine how much, or if they charge.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (268) 481-5028

Location: English Harbour, Antigua

Website: http://nationalparksantigua.com/visiting.php?cat=70

 

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