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
Beautiful and great reminder of the past of St.Kitts
by Michael D
We had the place to ourselves on a beautiful day ahead of the recent hurricane that passed through south of Nevis. It was a first for us, from a history point, of understanding St. Kitts…
Fortress on the hill
by Bob W
been to St. Kitts twice and have visited the fortress both times. Love the history and the little store..lol If you have the time and are interested in local history you will enjoy the visit