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Fort St. Catherine, St. George

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Travel across moat and drawbridge to reach Fort St. Catherine, one of the first coastal fortifications that English settlers built in the Americas. An impressive historical site, its construction first began in 1612 from timber, quickly replaced by stone in 1614 and rebuilt 5 times in its lifetime, the most recent at the end of the 19th century. FIve eighteen ton canons protect the fort, which overlooks Achilles Bay and St Catherine boasting dramatic views. It now acts as a museum housing an extensive collection of artefacts, photographs and displays-- come here to learn the history of Bermudian military in a World Heritage Site. For travelers who use our international travel planner, St. George holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Fort St. Catherine and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • As I understand, this is the only fort left in Bermuda that is manned and kept updated with displays. It's also the only fort you will need to pay to get in, but it was well worth the $6 (IIRC) to get...  more »
  • We enjoyed walking around the fort and seeing the museum. Hint, take the bus to the last stop and then walk down to the fort, an easy walk. Do the reverse when you are done. The fort offers lots of hi...  more »
  • Walked from St George, bit of a climb but not too bad, then down passed beautiful empty beaches (but it was out of season). The staff at reception were very friendly and helpful. The fort itself is fu...  more »