Fort Rodney

Photo Credit: © Andy Cameron-Huff CC

Built in 1778, Fort Rodney offered a strategic view of the western approach, and all of Rodney Bay. Today, the fort is in ruins, but is a popular place for hikers to explore while on their journey in the Pigeon Island National Park.


While there are no official offerings at the fort, there is plenty of opportunities to explore the ruins and see the fantastic views from the walls that still exist.

Staying Close

Pigeon Island is a good option for those wishing to visit Fort Rodney, since those staying in this part of St. Lucia will have convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. There is a sufficient bunch of hotels in the district nearby this attraction.

Hotels near Fort Rodney
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Sandals Grand St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort Resort 0.6 mi. (2.7 km) E
The Landings St Lucia Hotel 0.8 mi. (2.2 km) E
Cap Maison Resort and Spa Hotel 1.2 mi. (3.2 km) ENE
Smugglers Cove Resort All Inclusive Resort 1.2 mi. (3.1 km) ENE
Bay Gardens Beach Resort Resort 1.3 mi. (1.0 km) SE
The Village Inn and Spa Hotel 1.3 mi. (1.0 km) SE
Royal St. Lucian Resort 1.4 mi. (0.9 km) SE

Location and What's Nearby

Visitors to Fort Rodney will be able to enjoy a choice of outdoor activity options like golfing and doing some beach-going within traveling distance. Historic site guests looking to follow-up with a few holes of golf will surely enjoy heading over to nearby St. Lucia Golf and Country Club. If golfing isn't your thing, you might want to head over to Pigeon Point Beach, the closest beach. Also, your group might discover one or two additional golf and beach choices in the surrounding area. Since historic site visitors will be near at least one indoor site, it will be a lively area of St. Lucia to visit. One other close hangout near Fort Rodney is Pigeon Island National Park, which is just a short distance away.


Contact Information

Location: Pigeon Island


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