Fort Barrington

Fort Barrington, St. John's: Address, Phone Number, Fort Barrington Reviews: 4/5

Fort Barrington
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British fort looming dramatically over the shoreline, built in 1779 to protect the British island from the French.
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badrax
Fort Lauderdale, FL1,225 contributions
Incredible photo opportunity
Apr. 2021 • Couples
This was a phenomenal photograph opportunity if you able to make it there highly recommended
Consider adding or driving a bit out of your way for this
Written 3 April 2021
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Hilary B
6 contributions
Hike from Hawksbill
Dec. 2020
Not idea for those unsteady on feet, loose stones. quite a climb, great views, but need suitable footware.
Written 2 January 2021
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SP463OW
Cambridge, UK6 contributions
Fantastic Views
Nov. 2020 • Couples
It’s a nice short walk up to the fort. A little steep near the top but if you take your time it’s fine. Coming down is a little trickier again just take your time and you’ll have no problems. It’s well worth the effort to see the views at the top. The beach below “Deep Bay” is lovely, very quiet, however, pretty much all are at the minute due to Covid travel restrictions. Also there’s parking at the bottom which is easy to get to.
Written 27 November 2020
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Lawrencek220
Montreal, Canada280 contributions
Nice little hike
Mar. 2020
We hiked this fort from the Royalton. The hike starts easy enough but then gets quite steep. Depending on your footwear, you may have to get on your hands and scramble up some parts. Definitely not good to wear flip flops. The fort is quite small and has a few rooms that you can venture in but the smell of urine is overwhelming. These rooms were definitely used as pit stops for some people. The view is also nice. You get to see a panoramic view that overlooks the Royalton resort as well as the ocean and the bay. You can continue to hike past the fort and it beings you down closer to the edge of the peninsula closer to the water. A nice pastime but nothing mind blowing.
Written 18 March 2020
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DenverSunshine
Denver9 contributions
Hike okay for most active seniors
Mar. 2020
My husband and I are in our 80's and are so glad we made the trek to the top to see the panoramic view. We are used to hiking so did not encounter anything too challenging on this trail.
Written 9 March 2020
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P Rose
Petrolia, Canada5 contributions
Royalton Resort
Feb. 2020
We hiked her from the Royalton Resort. Amazing 360 degree views of the Island and ocean. Can even see the outline of the wreck of the Andes.
Written 26 February 2020
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Marcia
Kittery Point, ME30 contributions
Beautiful fort!
Feb. 2020 • Couples
The climb up was not lengthy, although it was a little steep at the top. Views were great & it was well worth the effort.
Written 18 February 2020
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Tracey
Montreal, Canada2 contributions
A must
Jan. 2020
A must! You will need socks and good walking shoes... the view is out of this world. Bring water. Its a challenging hike for beginners
Written 13 February 2020
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HN Wiggy
Hook Norton, UK77 contributions
Hazardous climb.
Jan. 2020
Guests at the nearby Royalton resort are treating to a guided walk to this historic British look out post. A difficult climb with some danger involved. A magnificent panoramic view awaits you at the top.
Written 11 February 2020
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dmw1960
Illinois88 contributions
Fort Barrington
Feb. 2020
Gorgeous views. Trails are steep in some areas and can be challenging at times. Totally worth the effort.
Written 11 February 2020
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