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Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End

Historic Dockyard & South Shore Beaches

One of Bermuda’s most popular destinations, the historic Royal Naval Dockyard anchors the West End. The Dockyard is home to a major cruise ship port and serves as a hub for sightseeing, shopping, dining, entertainment and an array of island experiences. Nearby, you’ll find many of the renowned South Shore beaches, including Horseshoe Bay and Warwick Long Bay. Climb up Gibbs Hill Lighthouse for panoramic views of the South Shore, and explore the village of Somerset, home to calm bays, candy-coloured churches and the most photogenic little drawbridge you’ll ever see. 

Key Points of Interest

Some of the West End’s top attractions are plotted below. To browse or search a full list of things to see and do in Bermuda’s West End, scroll down the page.

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End Highlights

The West End is home to the Royal Naval Dockyard, a former Royal Navy stronghold now home to shops, a craft market, national museum, restaurants, attractions and the island's biggest cruise ship terminal. Discover the Dockyard, the South Shore beaches and many points of interest in-between.

Explore the Royal Naval Dockyard and Bermuda's West End below. 

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Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End Listings

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Gilbert Nature Reserve

29 Somerset Rd., Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Nature Reserves | Historic Buildings & Landmarks

Explore five acres of unspoiled woodland near Somerset Village at the Gilbert Nature Reserve, home to some of Bermuda...

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Gladys Morrell Nature Reserve

East Shore Rd., Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Nature Reserves

Explore this tranquil two-acre nature reserve to see Bermuda how it looked centuries ago, when the first settlers...

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Hog Bay Park

Middle Rd., Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Nature Reserves

Stroll along shaded paths past woodlands, agricultural fields, an ancient lime kiln and abandoned cottages at Hog Bay...

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Sherwin Nature Reserve and Warwick Pond

Olivebank Dr., Warwick

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Nature Reserves

At this nine-acre nature reserve near the South Shore spot birds and other wildlife around Bermuda's second largest...

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South Shore Park

South Rd., Southampton & Warwick

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches | Hiking & Walking | Nature Reserves

Secluded coves, limestone cliffs and world-famous pink beaches are just some of the gems you’ll discover along South...

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