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A gentle walk to a forgotten fort. Monk’s Hill (IMO) offers as fine or finer views of Falmouth and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Go have a look you will enjoy it but you don't need long unto 35-45 mins should do. Parking can be... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
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Also known as Fort George, this fort was built in 1689 to defend the British settlers against invasions from the French and the Arawak indians.
(Also Known As Fort George), English Harbour, Antigua
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A gentle walk to a forgotten fort. Monk’s Hill (IMO) offers as fine or finer views of Falmouth and English harbour than Shirley Heights and definitely has a less obscured view of the setting sun. The fort (Fort George) is in ruins but the sheer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Go have a look you will enjoy it but you don't need long unto 35-45 mins should do. Parking can be an issue. some lovely well preserved old buildings

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Daveb0364
Reviewed March 29, 2018

This was another stop on our island tour and we just loved it! Full of history and beauty.....the walking about is a little tricky so do be careful. great photo opportunities....we highly recommend a stop here!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank christmas152
Reviewed November 16, 2017

So we were walking around and asked someone about these pillars and got the history - well worth asking someone ( local )

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BillCamp60
Reviewed May 7, 2016

As we were staying in a rental on Monk's Hill, we decided to take a walk up to the top and are so glad we did. Wonderful views over the harbors and interesting ruins from the old fort. The hike can be quite steep at...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank djenah79
Reviewed May 1, 2016

My wife, daughter, and I hiked this from our rental property about halfway up. Took about 30-45 minutes to walk up. The view at the top can't be beat. You can see pretty much all of the island with the exception of the western side...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Danny806
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Fort George was one of the first fortifications on the island and judging by the length of the curtain wall, it's still one of the largest. It's a bit of a trek - there are a couple of driveable roads that deteriorate into tracks that...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Maltinmehipflask
Reviewed July 31, 2015

One of the many forts on Antigua used for sending signals and warnings of attack by sea back in the day

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank tom-sue-2010
Reviewed April 4, 2014

I love going hiking so if you liek hiking, def go hiking to monks hill. PErfect view of english harbour.

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Travel-Freaks-1988
Reviewed February 15, 2014

when we decided to visit Monk's Hill which should have really been a hike as opposed to a JEEP trip. We never realized how rough the ride was going to be until we were half way up. Because we chose to watch the sunset from...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank Paul Sylvia N
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