Family Activities:

Brimstone Hill


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

A must-see!

by yvonnecG9082EZ

We went to Brimstone Hill as part of a "Top 10" Tour. This place was #1 in my eyes. The drive up the narrow, winding road was a thrill in itself! The views from the…
Definitely worth the trip!

by David V

The Fort is a fantastic stop to experience what life was like back in the days of pirates and conflicts between the English, French and others. The Fort is large and formidable - commanding...