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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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Astwood Cove Beach & Astwood Park

49 South Rd., Warwick

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches | Independent Wedding Venues

See one of Bermuda's true hidden gems with a hike to Astwood Cove beach. Rugged cliffs surround this ultra-secluded...

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Black Bay Beach and Park

Black Bay, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Located on Bermuda’s West End, just down the coast from the Royal Naval Dockyard, Black Bay Beach and Park is a...

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Chaplin Bay

South Rd., Warwick

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Follow the sandy trail from the parking area in South Shore Park and find the little beach of Chaplin Bay tucked...

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Church Bay

South Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Walk off the beach and into a snorkeller's paradise at Church Bay. This small beach on Bermuda's South Shore is one...

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Daniels Head Park

Daniels Head Rd., Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Find secluded shores and excellent snorkelling at Daniels Head Park, spanning 17 coastal acres on the West End. The...

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Horseshoe Bay Beach

Horseshoe Bay Beach Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Don’t miss Bermuda’s most famous stretch of sand at Horseshoe Bay Beach. The wide crescent of light-pink sand is not...

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Jobson's Cove

Jobson's Cove, Warwick

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Discover one of Bermuda’s most exquisite beaches at Jobson's Cove. This tiny stretch of pink sand sits between long...

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Mangrove Bay

Mangrove Bay Rd., Somerset Village, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Go fishing, sailing, swimming or snorkelling in the tranquil waters of Mangrove Bay on the West End. Mangroves hug...

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Parson's Bay

Lagoon Rd., Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Parson's Bay is a little off the beaten track, but it's well worth the effort to reach this secluded, sheltered beach...

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Princess Beach Club

2 Sinky Bay Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Sheltered on Sinky Bay, a private cove on South Beaches, is the exclusive Princess Beach Club, offering daily access...

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Snorkel Park Beach

7 Maritime Ln., Royal Naval Dockyard, Sandys

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches | Kayak Rental | Snorkelling | Jet Skiing

Spend a relaxing day swimming and snorkelling in the crystal-clear lagoon at Snorkel Park Beach, part of the Royal...

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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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Warwick Long Bay

South Rd., Warwick

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches

Stroll the pink sands of one of Bermuda's longest and most scenic beaches. Warwick Long Bay stretches for half a mile...

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West Whale Bay Park

Whale Bay Rd., Southampton

Royal Naval Dockyard & the West End | Beaches | Historic Forts | Whale Watching

Spot majestic humpback whales from the shore during March and April, as they migrate north to their summer feeding...

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