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Baileys Bay

Sep 26, 2013 Comments Off on Baileys Bay tumkins-ham

Baileys Bay is a tiny village within Hamilton Parish. It was a hub of activity when Bermuda’s economy rested upon seafaring industries. Located within the village is Bermuda’s most famous pub, the Swizzle Inn.

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Bermuda Aquarium & Zoo

Sep 26, 2013 Comments Off on Bermuda Aquarium & Zoo tumkins-ham

Built in 1926 within Flatts Village, the Bermuda Aquarium is one of the world’s oldest aquariums. Showcasing more than 200 species of fish, marine invertebrates and 300 birds, reptiles and mammals, the Aquarium & Zoo has been over the decades visited by millions of tourists and locals alike.

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Tom Moore’s Tavern

Sep 26, 2013 Comments Off on Tom Moore’s Tavern tumkins-ham

In 1652 the Trott family built their family home naming it Walsingham House. The adjacent nature reserve is named after it. In 1804 an Irish poet stayed at Walsingham where he wrote many of his famous poems; and so in time the building was renamed after him. Over a century ago the building became used as a Tavern, and today it is Bermuda oldest (and one of its finest) restaurant.

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Shelly Bay Beach

Sep 26, 2013 Comments Off on Shelly Bay Beach tumkins-ham

Once a site for building ships, including the famous Bermuda Sloop, Shelly Bay Beach is Bermuda’s largest public beach on the North Shore. Its gentle tides and adjacent playground and park makes the beach one of Bermuda’s favourite family destinations.

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Harrington Sound

Sep 12, 2013 Comments Off on Harrington Sound tumkins-ham

Harrington Sound is an 8 sq km salt water lake, fed through numerous subterranean caverns and Flatts inlet, created after the collapse of underground cave structures. The Sound is used extensively for swimming, snorkeling, windsurfing and boating.

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Flatts Bridge

Sep 4, 2013 Comments Off on Flatts Bridge tumkins-ham

Nestled in the heart of Flatts Village, Flatts Bridge connects Hamilton Parish with Smiths Parish. It also links the central land mass of Bermuda to those islands which spans from Shelly Bay in Hamilton Parish to St. Georges along the heavily used North Shore Road. As a result, Flatts bridge is the most travelled bridge in all of Bermuda.

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Hamilton Parish Youth Soccer Program

Sep 4, 2013 Comments Off on Hamilton Parish Youth Soccer Program tumkins-ham

The Hamilton Parish Youth Soccer Program has been in existence for many years, offering kids of all ages the opportunity to take part in one of Bermuda’s most popular sports. Part of the program includes competing in overseas tournaments where the team has fielded kids in the U9, U12 and U13 divisions.

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Crystal Caves

Sep 4, 2013 Comments Off on Crystal Caves tumkins-ham

Located on the eastern edge of Harrington Sound, the Crystal Caves are the most famous of Bermuda’s many subterranean caverns. Essentially a mega limestone formation the cave measures 62 meters deep and approximately 500 m long. The cave is owned by the Wilkinson Trust and is open to the public.

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Castle Harbour

Sep 4, 2013 Comments Off on Castle Harbour tumkins-ham

Once part of a larger mangrove swamp system (remnants of which we see today at Blue Hole Park), Castle Harbour was created over the ice ages from the effects of hurricanes and rising sea levels. Hamilton parish which lies to the west is linked to St. Georges parish by the Causeway which is a narrow strip of reclaimed land built in 1871.

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