Fort Hamilton

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A relatively recent fort, Fort Hamilton was built in 1870. However, forts were becoming less important by this time, and the fort never fully was implemented. However, due to this, the fort is in pretty good shape, and has been turned into a park of sorts.

Offerings

Guests who come to the fort will be able to explore what is left of the defenses, including large cannons pointing into the harbor. Additionally, a garden surrounding the fort makes the visit a nice and peaceful experience.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Fort Hamilton may choose to book their trip in Hamilton, as guests staying in this region of Bermuda will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. Despite the fact that the area isn't a massive tourist destination, you will still find a reasonable selection of accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Fort Hamilton
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Erith Guest House Hotel 0.3 mi. (1.6 km) SE
The Oxford House Hotel 0.7 mi. (0.6 km) W
Rosemont Apartments Hotel 0.9 mi. (0.7 km) W
Rosedon Hotel Hotel 0.9 mi. (0.8 km) W
Edgehill Manor Guest House Guest house 0.9 mi. (0.6 km) W
Royal Palms Hotel Hotel 0.9 mi. (0.5 km) W
Hamilton Princess & Beach Club Resort 0.9 mi. (0.9 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

Island pastimes like working on one's golf game and beach-going are by no means hard to come by here. Guests who will enjoy showing their skills on the golf course, can do so at the nearest golfing facility, which is Ocean View Golf Course. If golfing isn't your thing, think about heading over to Grape Bay Beach, the most convenient beach to visit. Happily, an additional selection of golf and beach options are situated in the vicinity. Historic site visitors will find a fair number of other local attractions in this general vicinity. There are a couple of additional attractions worth visiting in the area -Sessions House and Liberty Theatre- both of which are situated not far from the historic site.

Information

Operating Hours

The Fort is open to the public from 9:30am to 5:00pm everyday.

Payment

There is no admission needed to enter Fort Hamilton.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (441) 292-1234

Location: Happy Valley Road, Hamilton, Bermuda

 

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