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Fort Hamilton

Happy Valley Rd., Hamilton, Bermuda
+1 441-292-1234
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Great garden moat and views.

While the fort itself was rather plain, there is a moat garden surrounding the entire fort. It's a... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2015
Samndjsdad
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Orange, California
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Very interesting visit.

A great bit of history and more extensive than you first think with the long underground tunnels... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2015
Charlie13_13
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Built in the 1870s to protect the Royal Naval Dockyard, this fort now provides spectacular views of the bustling city of Hamilton and its harbor.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“dry moat” (6 reviews)
“moat garden” (4 reviews)
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Happy Valley Rd., Hamilton, Bermuda
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Reviewed 11 May 2015

While the fort itself was rather plain, there is a moat garden surrounding the entire fort. It's a great walk and many of the plants are labeled. You can enter different parts of the passageways while walking through the moat. The views of Hamilton and...More

1  Thank Samndjsdad
Reviewed 4 May 2015

A great bit of history and more extensive than you first think with the long underground tunnels and the tropical jungle in the moat.

Thank Charlie13_13
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We went to the fort for the views. While we were there a demonstration of local dance and cooking was taking place. The views over Hamilton are stunning and well worth the walk up the hill.

Thank Mupps22
Reviewed 22 February 2015

The fort had some cool things to look at as well as some really nice views. Worth checking out if you are at the Royal Naval Dockyard.

Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
Reviewed 18 February 2015

So you've done the cathedral, Par-la-Ville park and the waterfront but you still have an hour or two in Hamilton to fill? Then head east, my friend, along streets rarely travelled by tourists. But fear not, they are safe! Fort Hamilton overlooks the city and...More

2  Thank BermudaTriangle
Reviewed 22 January 2015

As a resident here, I think Fort Hamilton is one of the many lovely forts in Bermuda.Many people mention great views, which is true, however, going down into the fort is much better in my opinion (i've seen the ocean too much!) However, I think...More

1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Saw a fantastic Scottish Bag pipe group at Christmas here. With Scottish dancers from the local school. All free and really friendly. You must visit this place as it's such a small walk out of Hamilton but good to see. I would have enjoyed some...More

1  Thank Si M
Reviewed 15 January 2015

The structure of the fort is well preserved, but there is little here to tell its history. (For history visit Fort St Catherine). What it offers is excellent views across Hamilton and its harbour. At noon on Mondays the Bermuda Islands Pipe Band offers a...More

1  Thank Sarum_Castle
Reviewed 4 January 2015

This was a great discovery. We just explored this fort with our son for an hour or so and took cool pics. It was a great discovery.

1  Thank Lesley O
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The fort sits on beautifully manicured grounds. It's obvious that there is pride put into keeping these grounds beautiful. Even though this is a fort it's very relaxing if you are searching for someplace to meditate. It overlooks parts of Hamilton and Front Street. I...More

1  Thank Melissa J
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