Fort Bennett

While it is mainly in ruins and buried beneath the ground, Fort Bennett was once a formidable battle-ready position that helped defend Tobago. Built originally by the Dutch around 1630, it was taken by the British in the 19th century when it got its name. Today, the historical site is marked by informational signs and a park, as well as some ruins.


Visitors can walk the down the paths that line Fort Bennett and stop to look at the many signs, ruins, and beautiful views.

Staying Close

Fort Bennett is located in Black Rock, meaning those staying in this part of Trinidad and Tobago will have easy access to this historic attraction throughout their trip. There is a sufficient number of hotels in the district nearby this attraction.

Hotels near Fort Bennett
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Mirage Tobago Hotel -- --
Grafton Beach Resort Resort -- --
Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort Resort -- --
Rex Resorts Turtle Beach Resort -- --
Cocrico Inn Hotel -- --
Mount Irvine Bay Hotel & Golf Club Hotel -- --
Tobago Island Suites Hotel -- --

Location and What's Nearby

There are many dining options to pick from in the neighborhood immediately near this historical site. Pavilion Restaurant, which serves International meals, is also the most convenient option for visitors to this historical site. Also within reach, you'll have options like Fish Pot and Neptune Restaurant where you and your party will want to try out Caribbean dishes and enjoy the Trinidad and Tobago scene.


Contact Information

Location: Grafton Beach Road, Black Rock, Tobago


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