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Worth the walk

This is a very small fort to the north of Port Elizabeth but it is not a long walk and is worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heraldthewake
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Essex, England
'Battery Hill' rather, not a Fort!

The location of Battery Hill as the locals still call it is spectacular, allowing sweeping views... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Mrsunshineandsea
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The Grenadines
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The remains of this 18th-century fort have a great view of Admiralty Bay.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very small fort to the north of Port Elizabeth but it is not a long walk and is worth the stroll for the commanding view of the bay and the history board on the site.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The location of Battery Hill as the locals still call it is spectacular, allowing sweeping views over Admiralty Bay and Bequia Harbour. However, it never was fortified but had and has a few cannons - hence the original name 'Battery' - to protect the entrance...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

It's a bit of a trek, and a lovely view over the other side of the harbour, a few hawkers selling t-shirts and that's it.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

While there may have been a fort at the site of Fort Hamilton in the distant past, there is no fort or ANY ruins of a fort there now. There are a few old cannon which have been mounted onto a recently constructed stone wall...More

3  Thank John H
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

You can walk or as many do, get a taxi to the top of the hill and Hamilton Fort. You get a great view and there are a few canons there, as per the pictures, but that is it.

1  Thank BlueFoot_Travel
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Maybe it's my previous experiences with other forts, but I wasn't too impressed with this. It's basically a small circle with a few cannons and a Hut. That being said, the view from the fort is spectacular and so is the breeze. It's a nice...More

1  Thank Trace299
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Very small fort, it's really a turret with 2 English and three French cannons. Very limited info and drive up needs an expert to navigate road which is two strips of poorly maintained concrete. We called here as part of an organised tour, spent max...More

Thank bizzy2001
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Set above the harbour town of Port Elizabeth there are tremendous views of the town, Princess Margaret Bay and Lower Bay

Thank Keith1812
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Kind of hard to get to, once there it is a sign and some cannons. Appreciate the history of it but ultimately will take about 10 minutes of time to see :-)

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Great views Four old cannons No guides or information Needs some heritage input Could be a wonderful opportunity to explain the history of Bequia

Thank Nick G
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