Fort Popple

When the new governor of Bermuda arrived in 1738 and found all the forts under maintained, he ordered a massive renovation of the island's defenses. Fort Popple was one of the new small forts built. Today, the majority of the site is in ruins, being abandoned long ago.


The general public are free to explore the area around the fort, though there are a few extra restrictions about entering the fort itself, and you will likely be unable to.

Staying Close

Fort Popple is located in St. David's Island, meaning travelers to this region of Bermuda will be excited to have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. You won't find the area surrounding the historical site flooded with tourists, especially as there are so few places to stay close.

Location and What's Nearby

Spirited guests might additionally be engaged by the area because of the options for open-air pursuits. Historic site patrons who would also like to work on their golf game will be pleased to learn of the closest golf course to the museum, Mid Ocean Golf Club. If golfing isn't your thing, you might want to head over to Paget Island Beach, which is the closest beach to Fort Popple. Though the outdoor options above are the closest, you'll still have access to a wide selection of equally enjoyable recreation options. Historic site guests will find a fair number of indoor places to visit in the vicinity. Just a short distance away you will find two more interesting places nearby to visit--Little Head Park and Great Head Park.



The fort is located in a public park, and is therefor free.

Contact Information

Location: St. David's Island, Bermuda


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