Fort Barrington

Fort Barrington, St. John's: Tickets, Tours, 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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jeffshort711
Owings54 contributions
Nice place to visit, but a bit run down.
Aug 2021
This is a nice place to visit with historical information and a marvelous view. The site needs attention as there were bottles and graffiti throughout.
Written August 15, 2021
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Misterfp
Williston Park, NY103 contributions
Early morning hike
Jul 2021 • Family
Cool hike up a hill. Make sure you do it early morning and you at least wear sneakers. Awesome view of the island and probably only takes about 20-25 minutes to get to the top. We did it with 4 kids 10 and under.
Written July 15, 2021
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alexandrina55
St. John's, Antigua403 contributions
Must be physically fit
Jun 2021
Although the view from the fort is spectacula, getting to the top is quite a challenge. The dirt path is very difficult to negotiate since the dirt is loose making getting a foothold nearly impossible. One almost has to creep to go up and slide on one's bottom on the way down. I definitely had to have help. Thank God for my nephew Iplin
Written June 28, 2021
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badrax
Fort Lauderdale, FL1,284 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 April 3, 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 January 2, 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 November 27, 2020
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Lawrencek220
Montreal, Canada293 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 March 18, 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 March 9, 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 February 26, 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 February 18, 2020
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