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.
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.
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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 and where you and your party will want to try out Caribbean dishes and enjoy the Trinidad and Tobago scene.
Location: Grafton Beach Road, Black Rock, Tobago
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