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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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Frog & Onion Pub

4 Maritime Ln., Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Restaurants | Bars

National Service Standards Certified

Take a leisurely walk from King's or Heritage wharfs in the Royal Naval Dockyard to get classic pub fare at the Frog ...

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Bermuda Fun Golf

7 Maritime Ln., Royal Naval Dockyard, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Golf Courses | Catering

National Service Standards Certified

Play 18 fun and challenging holes of miniature golf on an acre of oceanfront property near the Royal Naval Dockyard....

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Bermuda Transit Services Ltd.

4 Rockaway Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Meeting & Group Transport | Tours | Weddings & Special Events Transport

National Service Standards Certified

Island-wide tours, beach shuttles, airport transfers, special events including weddings and family events. We offer...

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Dolphin Quest Bermuda

15 The Keep, National Museum of Bermuda, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Wildlife & Animal Attractions | Environmental Institutes | Eco Tours | Historic Forts | Other Water Sports | Group Travel Specialists

National Service Standards Certified

Discover dolphins up-close and help support marine mammal conservation and education at Dolphin Quest Bermuda. You’ll...

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Visitor Services Centre Royal Naval Dockyard

2 Dockyard Terrace, Royal Naval, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Tours

National Service Standards Certified

Discover new and improved offerings at Bermuda’s Visitor Services Centre at the Royal Naval Dockyard. This glass...

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Horseshoe Bay Beach

Horseshoe Bay Beach Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Don’t miss Bermuda’s most famous stretch of sand at Horseshoe Bay Beach. The wide crescent of light-pink sand is 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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Princess Beach Club

2 Sinky Bay Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Sheltered on Sinky Bay, a private cove on South Beaches, is the exclusive Princess Beach Club, offering daily access...

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Coconut Rockets Bermuda Flyboard

Heritage Wharf Inner Cut, Royal Naval Dockyard, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Flyboarding

Take your day on the water to exciting heights with Coconut Rockets Bermuda Flyboard. The high-adrenaline sport of...

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Somerset Marketplace

48 Somerset Rd., Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Grocery Stores & Provisions

Pick up supplies for your guesthouse kitchen, grab snacks for a day on the beach, or stock up on beer and wine at the...

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Kings Wharf

North Arm, Royal Naval Dockyard, Kings Port

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Ferries | Day Cruises & Captained Charters

In Bermuda, ferry transport is oftentimes the fastest (and most scenic) way to get around. Such is the case when...

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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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Gladys Morrell Nature Reserve

East Shore Rd., Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Nature Reserves

Explore this tranquil two-acre nature reserve to see Bermuda how it looked centuries ago, when the first settlers...

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Club Aqua

Snorkel Park Beach, 7 Maritime Ln. Royal Naval Dockyard, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Clubs

Snorkel Park Beach may be a family-friendly activity centre by day, but at night it transforms into an 18-and-up...

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Waterlot Inn

101 South Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Restaurants

Enjoy elegant dinners overlooking the lagoon at Jew’s Bay from the historic Waterlot Inn. Seafaring sailors once...

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Chaplin Bay

South Rd., Warwick

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Follow the sandy trail from the parking area in South Shore Park and find the little beach of Chaplin Bay tucked...

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Black Bay Beach and Park

Black Bay, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Located on Bermuda’s West End, just down the coast from the Royal Naval Dockyard, Black Bay Beach and Park is a...

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Jasmine Cocktail Lounge & Bar

101 South Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Restaurants

Visit Jasmine Cocktail Bar and Lounge, where guests enjoy imaginative culinary experiences that bring the flavours of...

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Windows on the Sound

101 South Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Restaurants

Enjoy an expansive breakfast buffet with an equally sweeping view of the ocean at the Fairmont Southampton's Windows...

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