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The site has been well restored and is well interpreted. Excellent exhibits in a great setting with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Madalyn H
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Ruins and history

I visit fort shirly every time i go to dominica. I love this place. It has an awsome view. The... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
dawnabelle
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Hamburg, Germany
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This English colonial fort is among the ruins found at the Cabrits Historical and Marine Park, which preserves remnants of the islands tumultuous history.
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Cabrits National Park, Dominica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The site has been well restored and is well interpreted. Excellent exhibits in a great setting with good context re geographic defensive position

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I visit fort shirly every time i go to dominica. I love this place. It has an awsome view. The ruins and the history are very interesting.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We hiked up to the fort and walked down a little traveled path. Our guide, Klem gave us the history and detail of the fort.

Thank ROSE M
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The staff were friendly and the food well prepared. The fort has been restored and the area provides some excellent views and trail walks.

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Great scenery and so relaxing and refreshing.. there is a small 10 minute walk you have to take if you don't have a vehicle but its worth it!

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

If you enjoy seeing some of the islands history from the 17 and 1800's then you need to walk through the excellently restored Fort Shirley. While there take the walk up to the ruins of the commandants home or out to the ruins of the...More

Thank Jesse M
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

My husband and I explored this national park and fort on our trip to Dominica in May 2017. It was a challenge to walk up the hills but the views were completely worth it. We also walked along the trails and saw many lizards, crabs...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

The restored buildings are done very well. If those buildings were in the same condition as the commanders quarters or the other out buildings you can appreciate how much work went into bringing it back to it orginal state. If you care to read about...More

Thank MurTheExplorer
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Please see my review of the Cabrits national forest, the first part of my story has to do with Fort Shirley.

Thank Zeph721
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Tthe restored parts of the fort are very nice and very informative but..... if you want to feel like Indiana Jones head over to the ruins! Cannons sticking out of the ground and half buried on the beach. The buildings with the trees and vines...More

Thank Clay H
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