Fort Willoughy Ruins

After occupying St. Thomas, the British built this fort, Fort Willoughy directly on top the captured Danish one. Today, the fort stands in ruins, though has fared better than its sister positions on Hassel Island.


Visitors looking for an adventure are be able to walk through the ruins and climb the walls that remain if they so choose, as well as visit the Garrison House.

Staying Close

Hassel Island is a good option for those wishing to visit Fort Willoughy Ruins, because those staying in this region of the Virgin Islands will be pleased to have easy access to this historic attraction during their visit. There is a sufficient number of lodgings in the region surrounding this facility.

Hotels near Fort Willoughy Ruins
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort Resort 0.9 mi. (2.5 km) ESE
Olga's Fancy Guest house 1.0 mi. (1.4 km) NW
Bluebeards Castle Resort 1.0 mi. (0.4 km) NNE
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast B & B 1.2 mi. (0.3 km) N
Windward Passage Hotel Hotel 1.2 mi. (0.3 km) N
At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast B & B 1.2 mi. (1.4 km) N
The Crystal Palace B & B 1.2 mi. (0.6 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most exciting options while spending some time exploring the area could be chowing down on food at a restaurant within traveling distance of this historical site. The most proximate restaurant is The Delly Deck, which plates up American meals. The Delly Deck is just around three quarters of a mile away from this site's location, so grab a table and eat up! Also within reach, you and your party will come across eateries including SandBar and Great Wall Restaurant where you may try a bite of Chinese food and experience the culture of the Virgin Islands.


Contact Information

Location: Hassel Island



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