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This fort, built in the 1870s, is now part of a national park and offers...

This fort, built in the 1870s, is now part of a national park and offers breathtaking views of the nearby Whale Bay Beach.

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This old gun emplacement has great views.

If you are into old fortifications, this is one off the beaten track. Its in the western part of Bermuda. Take the main east west arterial road (Middle Rd) to Whale Bay Rd. Turn... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

If you are into old fortifications, this is one off the beaten track. Its in the western part of Bermuda. Take the main east west arterial road (Middle Rd) to Whale Bay Rd. Turn left and take the road to the end and you are at West Whale Bay Park. Enter the park and find the track on the northern... More 

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florida
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62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

If you go to whale bay it is worth climbing up to the fort. The views are breathtaking. There isn't much of a fort here so would only be worth it if you are at the beach

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I go here every time I visit just to sit in the quiet and try to imagine how it was when it was properly in use ,although it is a well know attraction nearly every time I have been it has been deserted and is just a lovely spot to sit and reflect on life in general

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Richmond, Virginia
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55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2014

It's always fun to tour old forts especially in Bermuda and Whale Bay is no exception. Plus, the views are terrific. Especially at sunset.

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Basel, Switzerland
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333 reviews
244 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,419 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2013

We walked up there coming from West Whale Bay. The place is interesting - you can walk in - and gives a glimpse of paranoid fears of the Bermudians (who was it who wanted to invade them?). The place is quiet and in front there is a beautiful golf course but a sign advised us that it was an off-limits... More 

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Regina, Saskatchewan
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34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013

Just before teeing on the 15th hole you come across the Whale Bay Battery. Quite interesting and unexpected in the middle of the Port Royal Golf Course

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Regina Sask
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2013

nobody in front nobody behind us for a few holes, we stopped in and had a good look, note to golf course owners..that would be a good place for a bathroom on the back nine, no other one around that we could find :)

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Port Washington, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2012

this is a totally free and informative look at how seriously england took americas treat of attacking Bermuda during the civil war.

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Oldsmar, Florida
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593 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2012

but they never did. Bermuda really must've had a persecution complex to so heavily reinforced this island! One can walk through the battery, though the cannons are missing. There are nice views to the South Shore, as it's on a 'rise'. It's a prettier location than most of the reinforcements but when you've seen one (Bermudian) battery, you've pretty much... More 

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miami, fl
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2012

a nice walk from Pompano Beach Resort. A windy day but still marvelous.

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