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Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End

Scaur Hill Fort and Park


Take in panoramic views of the Great Sound of Bermuda and Royal Naval Dockyard from atop Scaur Hill Fort and Park. The imposing fort was built in the late 1860s, after the Union victory in the American Civil War made the British fear reprisal for Bermuda’s support of the South. It includes a massive dry moat backed by tall ramparts that once held a pair of 64-pound cannons. The park around the fort encompasses 22 acres, with many paths and picnic areas; the Railway Trail crosses the eastern side of the park. Scaur Hill Fort and Park is located 15 minutes south of the Dockyard, on the West End.

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Sun: 10 am – 4:30 pm
Mon: 10 am – 4:30 pm
Tues: 10 am – 4:30 pm
Wed: 10 am – 4:30 pm
Thur: 10 am – 4:30 pm
Fri: 10 am – 4:30 pm
Sat: 10 am – 4:30 pm


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bluize36 | May 20, 2016

“A peaceful place with gorgeous views”

In their day, forts were built for violence. I'm glad that in our day they have found positive use as beauty spots and places for historians to learn something about the way previous generations...

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