Bermuda was once a strategic military outpost for Great Britain, and the many fortifications that line her hills and shorelines attest to that. Come find out why Bermuda was once nicknamed the “Gibraltar of the West”, by getting to experience 5 of her most famous and scenic forts. Your guide will take you through the whole length of the island, while regaling you with Bermuda's colorful military history and strategic naval importance. You will have the opportunity to get out and explore fascinating forts such as Fort Hamilton, Martello Tower and Fort St. Catherine. Those with an interest in history, especially naval and military history, will not find a tour better suited to them, with this unique opportunity to experience a lesser known aspect of the island, the historical forts of Bermuda.
- There are a variety of surfaces at the forts - e.g. grassy paths, paved, stone, some inclined surfaces, some steps etc.
- Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, umbrella and water is recommended.
- Fort Catherine is closed on Saturday’s. Guests will alternatively visit Fort Scaur instead.