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Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End

Historic Dockyard & South Shore Beaches

One of Bermuda’s most popular destinations, the historic Royal Naval Dockyard anchors the West End. The Dockyard is home to a major cruise ship port and serves as a hub for sightseeing, shopping, dining, entertainment and an array of island experiences. Nearby, you’ll find many of the renowned South Shore beaches, including Horseshoe Bay and Warwick Long Bay. Climb up Gibbs Hill Lighthouse for panoramic views of the South Shore, and explore the village of Somerset, home to calm bays, candy-coloured churches and the most photogenic little drawbridge you’ll ever see. 

Key Points of Interest

Some of the West End’s top attractions are plotted below. To browse or search a full list of things to see and do in Bermuda’s West End, scroll down the page.

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End Highlights

The West End is home to the Royal Naval Dockyard, a former Royal Navy stronghold now home to shops, a craft market, national museum, restaurants, attractions and the island's biggest cruise ship terminal. Discover the Dockyard, the South Shore beaches and many points of interest in-between.

Explore the Royal Naval Dockyard and Bermuda's West End below. 

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Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End Listings

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Bermuda Sea Life Snorkel Tours

Royal Naval Dockyard, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Eco Tours | Guided Kayak Tours | Day Cruises & Captained Charters | Snorkelling | Other Water Sports

Local marine scientist, Dr. Thaddeus Murdoch with 25 years of research and conservation experience, takes you not...

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Dive Bermuda at Fairmont Southampton

101 South Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Scuba Diving | Kayak Rental | Snorkelling | Other Water Sports

Descend beneath the waves into a majestic underwater world with Dive Bermuda at the Fairmont Southampton. This PADI 5...

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Somerset Bridge Watersports

180 Somerset Rd., Robinson's Marina, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Jet Skiing | Self-Drive Boat Rentals & Bareboat Charters | Kayak Rental | Other Water Sports

Spend a day exploring Bermuda’s sun-flecked waters with a boat or kayak rental from Somerset Bridge Watersports....

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