A must-visit, Brimstone Hill is a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring an 800-foot-high fort. Constructed by the British, the was considered “The Gibraltar of the West Indies” and saw battle between the British and French in the late 1600s and 1700s until the Treaty of Paris return St. Kitts and Nevis to British govern. Queen Elizabeth II made Brimstone Hill and National Park in 1985, and to this day it remains one of the most visited sites on the islands. Today, visit the fort for spectacular views of the neighboring islands and expansive views of the Caribbean and Atlantic waters.
Recent Traveler Reviews
Brimstone fortress has beautiful views. It is an archaeological site and doesn't have high railings. Keep an eye on your children for safety. The history of the fortress is really interesting. It is...
Impressive construction and views
by Keith D
This is a must see place when on St Kitts. Accessible by tour or self-drive it has spectacular vistas and one can't help be impressed by the British skill in designing this place. Like most…