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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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Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard

4 Maritime Ln., Royal Naval Dockyard, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Galleries & Craft Studios | Bermuda Designed & Made

Meet local artists, see their work or even join a workshop at the Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard. This working art...

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Bermuda Craft Market

4 Maritime Ln., The Cooperage Building, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Galleries & Craft Studios | Bermuda Designed & Made

Peruse Bermuda-made wares from more than 60 local artists at the island's largest craft marketplace. Located in the...

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Dockyard Glassworks & the Bermuda Rum Cake Company

19 Maritime Ln., Royal Navy Dockyard, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Galleries & Craft Studios | Bermuda Designed & Made | Specialty Shops

Visit two iconic Bermuda shops with one stop in the historic Royal Naval Dockyard, where you can watch master...

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Jon Faulkner Gallery

7 Camber Rd., Royal Naval Dockyard, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Galleries & Craft Studios | Bermuda Designed & Made

Jon Faulkner Gallery is located in the Royal Naval Dockyard. We showcase locally made (on-site) and International...

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Royal Naval Dockyard

Royal Naval Dockyard, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Historic Buildings & Landmarks | Galleries & Craft Studios | Boutiques | Tours | Historic Forts | Museums

Spend a day exploring Bermuda’s rich maritime history alongside shops, restaurants and museums at the Royal Naval...

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studio8.glass

19 Maritime Ln., Royal Naval Dockyard Dockyard Glassworks Building, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Galleries & Craft Studios | Bermuda Designed & Made | Arts & Crafts

Make your own one-of-a-kind souvenir with a session at studio8.glass. The studio is located inside Dockyard...

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