Sommers Garden

As the story goes, Sir George Somers asked that when he die, his heart be buried in Bermuda where it belongs. His nephew honored his request when he died in 1609 by burying his heart on the grounds that are now known as Somers Garden.

Location

The botanical gardens is found just beyond the the center of St. George.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area could be eating a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of these botanical gardens. The closest restaurant to Sommers Garden is The George & Dragon, which serves International fare. The eatery is right within walking distance of the botanical gardens, which makes it easy to access, whether you hope to pick up a fast plate or stay for a full meal. Also close-by, you and your party will find restaurants including White Horse Pub & Restaurant and Tavern by the Sea so if you're lucky, at least one of these close by dining establishments will humor the entire party.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that like gardens, and have the energy to view some others, should consider Somer's Gardens and Palm Grove Gardens; the first of which is 0.0 miles to the west of these botanical gardens. Other nearby attractions include Old State House found less than a quarter mile away in St. George. Also, you might think about visiting Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool, another attraction not far away.

Gardens are a great attraction to visit, but there's more to visit in Bermuda. The following chart includes some other attractions closest to Sommers Garden.

Attractions Near Sommers Garden Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island Old State House Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) S St. George St. George's Island Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SSW St. George St. George's Island Old Rectory Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) W St. George St. George's Island St. Peter's Church Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SW St. George St. George's Island Unfinished Church Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) NNW St. George St. George's Island Fort St. Catherine Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) NNW St. George St. George's Island Gates Fort Historic Site 0.8 mi. (1.4 km) E St. David's Island St. David's Island Carter House Historic Site 1.1 mi. (1.7 km) S St. David's Island St. David's Island

Information

Address

Government Hill

Website

https://www.stgeorgesfoundation.org/education/digital-field-trip/somers-garden/

Sharon Jacobs: director@stgeorgesfoundation.org