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“Nice stop!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fort Hamilton

Fort Hamilton
Ranked #8 of 57 things to do in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Built in the 1870s to protect the Royal Naval Dockyard, this fort now provides spectacular views of the bustling city of Hamilton and its harbor.
New River Gorge, WV
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72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice stop!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We were on a cruise and had driver drive us around the island and this one was stop - fun to walk around the fort as our driver gave us a lot of history. Beautiful flowers in bloom & gorgeous views of the harbor.

Visited April 2012
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40 reviews
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“Great way to spend a day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Lots to do here - not just a fort - excellent museum, nice shops, decent food and incredible views. Don't miss the sheep who keep the lawn cut! I'd avoid this area when a cruise ship is in town.

Visited January 2013
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United Kingdom
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“Fort Hamilton”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Took two young children here for a trip out and they were able to run around on the grass in well kept grounds. We had the area to ourselves with the exception of a few locals who were hanging around but were pleasant to us. Beautiful views over the bay and of Hamilton and the ground is home to tunnels and a few cannons placed around the grounds.The Fort was built by the British in 1666 and work stopped on it in 1686. Some lovely spots for photograghs. Entry is free but gate closes at 5

Visited January 2013
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Ashburn, Virginia
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95 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Lovely view of the island”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

A beautiful place to visit for it's location and the views of island from here is second only to the views from Lighthouse. The place is clean and very beautiful to relax and enjoy the views. Also, awesome picnic place to hang out with friends and enjoy taking lots of pictures with great background of the island.

Visited May 2012
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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48 attraction reviews
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“Fort Hamilton”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Up a steep hill (for Bermuda!) great views. Very quiet. Path through the miat tends to have a rather intersting clientelle. Avoid in low season.

Visited November 2012
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