Old Rectory

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The Old Rectory has served some very different owners through its life. Orginally the home of a slave trader and pirate, it later (and more remembered) became the home of Bishop Alexander Richardson. The house today is owned by the Bermuda National Trust and is a prime example of old Bermudan architecture.

Staying Close

Consider staying in St. George if you plan on visiting Old Rectory, since travelers to this part of Bermuda will be excited to have easy access to this historic attraction throughout their trip. With just a few hotels in the region surrounding Old Rectory, a small amount of tourist movement might be anticipated.

Location and What's Nearby

Vivacious visitors will additionally be enticed by the area because of the opportunities for open-air pursuits. Historic site patrons looking to follow-up with a few holes of golf should consider going to the closest course, Tucker's Point. Uneventful moments can also be enjoyed at Tobacco Bay Beach, the closest beach. Also, many other outdoor attractions are located in the surrounding area. Visitors will also find multiple indoor places to visit within a reasonable distance. Located only a short distance away are two additional interesting places nearby to visit--The Perfumery and St. George's Historical Society Museum.


Operating Hours

The house is open to the public on Wednesdays only, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

The Old Rectory is only open during the winter months starting with November and ending in March.


There is no admission into the house, though donations are accepted. The house can be rented for special events too, which does cost.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (441) 297-4261

Location: 1 Broad Alley, St. George, Bermuda


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