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Missed opportunity

Came here while following the Nevis heritage trail map. Interesting but a shame it's gone to wreck... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
diveninja21
,
Europe
via mobile
Sad

There is not much of anything here. Pretty much just a roadside sign and very little under kept... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
LRB088
,
Fort Worth, Texas
via mobile
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The ruins of the once mighty British military stronghold.
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17 Jan 2017
“Missed opportunity ”
11 Jan 2017
“Sad”
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Nevis
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Came here while following the Nevis heritage trail map. Interesting but a shame it's gone to wreck and ruin! Could be a good little stop while visiting if cleaned up and cut back. Nice cannons and view across the bay to Charlestown.

Thank diveninja21
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

There is not much of anything here. Pretty much just a roadside sign and very little under kept ruins.

Thank LRB088
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This took some finding as there were no signposts from Charlestown. Don't be put off by the derelict housing estate at the end of the track - the fort ruins are just behind it right on the water's edge. A few walls and some cannon...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The fort is quite tricky to find, but once you see the blue heritage signs just follow these to the edge of the coast. Very disappointing to see the area so run down, overgrown and with derelict buildings. If you wonder around you will see...More

Thank luv2holidayinthesun
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We only came here as our excellent guide Ahmed (869 667 2169) brought us here as he was born on the island. There is not much to see except the ruins with a little effort could be improved. However the views were spectacular and you...More

Thank Mrs_MChook
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This small fort played in integral part in history of not only Nevis, but in the eventual development of the British empire in the Caribbean. However a severe lack of money and resources, means that the ocean is eating away at parts of the grounds...More

Thank Footsac
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We were forted out and viewed out. I would have spent more time hiking. Each island has if old forts. Seen one you seen them all .

Thank fbabbey2
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Fort Charles in Nevis (confusingly there is also a Fort Charles in St. Kitts), is the ruins of a colonial fort that was built on the top of a rocky point at the south end of Gallows Bay, south of the Charlestown, the capital of...More

2  Thank invertpaleo
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