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

Fort Picton is located in the vicinity of Port of Spain, meaning guests staying in this part of Trinidad and Tobago will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction during their visit. If you wish to book your stay near this historical site, you'll find a reasonable number of places to stay in the area.

Hotels near Fort Picton
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Duke's Guest House Hotel -- --
Hyatt Regency Trinidad Hotel -- --
Radisson Hotel Trinidad Hotel -- --
Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre Hotel -- --
Forty Winks Inn B & B -- --
Inn At 87 B & B -- --
Melbourne Inn Trinidad Guest house -- --

Location and What's Nearby

There are plenty of restaurants to select from in the neighborhood near Fort Picton . The most nearby eatery is Mario's City Gate, which has a menu full of Italian fare. Also close-by, you'll encounter eateries like Mario's Independence Square and KFC Independence Square where you and your party should sample American cuisine and enjoy the culture of Trinidad and Tobago.


Contact Information

Location: Laventille, the vicinity of Port of Spain, Trinidad


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