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Fort St. Catherine, St. George

Categories: History Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 190 reviews on the web
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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  • Tucked away on the very tip of St. George's Island, travelers can and should make the trek to Fort St. Catherine, a coastal artillery fort and museum. It's about a 15 minute walk from town (1.5 km), t...  read more »
  • The Fort is just a little way from St Georges and not particularly well sign posted, but well worth the walk. It is on a headland overlooking the start of the entrance channel to the RN Dockyard and i...  read more »
  • It will take you breath away and not only that you will learn Bermuda history and their forts? It is s must see destination if you go to Hamilton or kings wharf. 
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