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, ensuring visitors to this region of Trinidad and Tobago will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. There are a good amount of lodgings in the region surrounding 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

If you find yourself hungry after spending time at this historical site, no problem -- there is a wide variety of local restaurants within traveling distance. The nearest place to eat is Pavilion Restaurant, which dishes out International dishes. Also within a short distance, you and your group will encounter eateries including Fish Pot and Ocean View Restaurant where you and your party may sample Caribbean cuisine and experience the culture of Trinidad and Tobago.


Contact Information

Location: Grafton Beach Road, Black Rock, Tobago


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