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“Fort James”
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Fort James
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Fort James Segway Tour in St John's
Ranked #11 of 57 things to do in St. John's
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Owner description: British fort built in the 17th century to protect the entrance of St. John's harbor.
UK
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fort James”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

We explored Fort James whilst on the segway tour. A nice little bit of Antigua's history with a lot of the fort still intact. A few cannons still left there with lovely views out over the Caribbean Sea

Visited September 2012
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yorkshire
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great views, great history, great project.”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

Although its quite a long drive round to here, and a little uneven give it a try. The fort is out on the peninsula with great views, some cannon left, and great photo opportunities. The restaurant there has a good menu and the owner was very helpful and interesting. They are in the process of creating lodging rooms and doing other work in the fort area. If you get a table at the edge of the patio you can see all around the nearby areas, where after your meal you can watch the wildlife [Dolphins occasionally in the bay near Coconut Beach Resort]

Visited September 2012
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essex UK
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“great view”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

good place to watch the cruise ships leave the harbour, service is good, good food and great views, some lovely old cannons but watch the buildings away from the old fort, some are falling apart,

Visited June 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“The Sad Old Ruins Of A ...”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

... Colonial past. I've no idea why this is an 'attraction'. The whole place is in disrepair, and needs to be condemned.

There were no visible signposting, and we ended up driving into a sort of cul-de-sac and had great difficulty getting out again, not worth the time of day ... you're better off popping down the road to Fort James Beach for some sun, food & fun!

Visited August 2012
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west sussex
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great views”
Reviewed August 24, 2012

Nice area, the cannons look out to sea with fantasic views. The beaches are lovely, but if you come away from the beaches with resturants and go further down, they are even better. Thats were the locals go with a picnic:-)

Visited August 2012
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