Fort Hamilton

A relatively recent fort, Fort Hamilton was built in 1870. However, forts were becoming less important by this time, and the fort never fully was implemented. However, due to this, the fort is in pretty good shape, and has been turned into a park of sorts.

Location and What's Nearby

Located toward the outskirts of Hamilton, about 250 yards east of downtown, Fort Hamilton happily welcomes residents and guests who are lodging in this part of the city and adjacent neighborhoods. However, even if you aren't staying particularly close, you should feel free to stop by to check it out.

Lively travelers might also be enchanted by the area because of the options for outdoor options. Vacationers with an interest in trying out their aptitude on the green, might want to do so at the nearest golfing opportunity, which is Ocean View Golf Course. Sunny hours can also be planned at Grape Bay Beach, the closest beach. Though the outdoor options above are the easiest to get to, you will still find an impressive spread of similar recreation options. Historic site visitors will discover additional indoor places to visit in this general area. Two of the closest additional attractions to this landmark are Picturesque Gallery and Sea Venture Building, which luckily, are both within walking distance.


Guests who come to the fort will be able to explore what is left of the defenses, including large cannons pointing into the harbor. Additionally, a garden surrounding the fort makes the visit a nice and peaceful experience.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Fort Hamilton may choose to book their trip in Hamilton, as visitors to this area of Bermuda will have easy site access during their time there. There are multitudes of lodgings close to this historical site.

Hotels near Fort Hamilton Hotel Type Island Distance Direction Little Pomander Guest House Guest house Bermuda 0.3 mi. (1.6 km) SE Erith Guest House Hotel Bermuda 0.4 mi. (1.7 km) SE Que Sera Guest house Bermuda 0.7 mi. (2.3 km) ESE The Oxford House Hotel Bermuda 0.7 mi. (0.6 km) W Paraquet Guest Apartments Hotel Bermuda 0.8 mi. (2.1 km) S The Hamiltonian Hotel & Island Club Hotel Bermuda 0.8 mi. (0.5 km) NW Rosemont Apartments Hotel Bermuda 0.9 mi. (0.7 km) W


Operating Hours

The Fort is open to the public from 9:30am to 5:00pm everyday.


There is no admission needed to enter Fort Hamilton.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (441) 292-1234

Location: Happy Valley Road, Pembroke Parish, Hamilton, Bermuda