Tourism in St. George

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St. George’s town of Bermuda have numerous interesting places to visit and plenty of things to do. Being a UNESCO world heritage site, the town of St. George has large number of historical buildings, museums and private houses with old & traditional Bermudian architecture. Additionally the place has lovely beaches, several historical forts from British era, nice parks, walking trails, water sports activities and lot more. It offers unparalleled opportunity to explore 17th century life in Bermuda as you walk along the unusually narrow streets.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit St. George is either March or April when the temperate weather becomes pleasant for beach bathing, even if it’s not quite warm enough for swimming yet. And the prices aren’t as high as they are during the busiest season, from May to October.

Top Places to Visit in St. George

  1. St Peter’s Church

This is believed to be the oldest continually used Anglican church in the Western hemisphere. There are two graveyards in the premises, one for the black and the other for the whites where many prominent personalities of those days had been buried. The church is located on York Street.

2. St Catherine Fort

Located at the north-eastern tip of St. George Island, fort St. Catherine’s historic exhibits & artifacts and well-preserved interior, make it one of our top choice of forts.

3. St. David’s Battery & Great Head Park

The fort located at the eastern most edge in Bermuda at St. David’s Island. It has two powerful guns of early 1900s that had a range of 7 miles. There is a nice adjacent parkland which is great for scenic views and picnics.

4. Tucker House Museum

This is an 18th century home and now a museum, showcasing collections from a famous family who lived here. The kitchen in the house was once operated as a barber shop by a slave who escaped from South Carolina and came to Bermuda in 1862.

5. Mid Ocean Golf Club

Mid Ocean, an 18-hole golf course is ranked by the experts as one of the best in the world. Other than fantastic views, this course is accompanied by guest rooms, full-service clubhouse, tennis courts and beaches.

6. Tobacco Bay Beach

Although quite small, this is the most popular beach in St. George. Snorkeling and swimming are excellent in the shallow waters. You can see lots of fish. It has a beach bar, rentals, water sports and other facilities.

7. Bermuda Perfumery

Located on Queen Street of St George, this is one of the oldest and best perfume shops where you will be amazed to see how different kinds of scents are actually created. It is house in a 300 years old building where they actually make their own island inspired perfumes and bottle them. Free tours, ‘Make your own scent’ workshop and Traditional Afternoon Tea are also offered.

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