Fort Picton

Built by the British in 1797 fearing an imminent invasion by France or Spain, Fort Picton was the solution. The island's governor hoped that this single fort would be enough to hold off the other European empires.


Visitors to the site will be able to explore all that is left of Fort Picton. In addition to the stone walls and many rooms, the fort includes some impressive views of the city.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in the vicinity of Port of Spain if you plan on visiting Fort Picton , since travelers to this region of Trinidad and Tobago will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction throughout their trip. If you wish to find a place within easy reach of Fort Picton , you'll have a reasonable number of hotels to choose from in the area.

Hotels near Fort Picton
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Duke's Guest House Hotel -- --
Hyatt Regency Trinidad Hotel -- --
Radisson Hotel Trinidad Hotel -- --
Courtyard by Marriott Port of Spain Hotel -- --
Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre Hotel -- --
Forty Winks Inn B & B -- --
Inn At 87 B & B -- --

Location and What's Nearby

This area is appealing to golfers, who may spend time at St. Andrew’s Golf Club in the area surrounding Fort Picton .


Contact Information

Location: Laventille, Port of Spain, Trinidad


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