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

Consider staying on Hassel Island if you plan on visiting Fort Willoughy Ruins, as visitors to this part of the Virgin Islands will be excited to have easy site access throughout their trip. There is a respectable bunch of hotels in the community nearby this attraction.

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
Bluebeards Castle Resort 1.0 mi. (0.4 km) NNE
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast B & B 1.1 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
Hotel 1829 Hotel 1.2 mi. (0.3 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Those visiting Fort Willoughy Ruins will be able to find a choice of island pastimes like playing a few holes of golf and doing some beach-going without having to look very hard. Guests who are interested in showing their ability on the golf course, might want to do so at the most convenient golfing facility, which is Herman E. Moore Golf Course. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, consider going over to Morning Star Beach, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. Although the selection isn't overly extensive, a couple other comparable recreation options to choose from nearby. If you'd like to remain inside there are also several other places you may want to visit only a short distance away. Another site to have some fun near Fort Willoughy Ruins is Crowell's Battery, and you can find it a short distance away.


Contact Information


Location: Hassel Island


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