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Visitors' Reviews & Comments
Laurie Schell (July 2017)
We would ferry over to Hamilton to Front Street then what bus would we need to take to get to 2 Barkers Hill Road Devonshire Parrish? Also is it true the bus doesn't take you right to the golf course? Also, are you able to take clubs on buses. We are not bringing entire set just a few clubs? Would a taxi be better and what is an approximate cost of that? Front Street to address above? We are coming September 18-19th from a cruise. Thank you.
Raj (bermuda-attractions.com) July 2017
The buses may not allow the clubs (some drivers can make an exception), so suggest plan on a taxi. The taxi fare from Front Street (Hamilton Ferry Terminal) to Ocean View Golf Course would be around $19 one way (including 15% tips).
Pete Hookings (February 2013)
Watlington House was not used by the US Army during world war 2. They were stationed in the fort on the hill where the bus stations are - Fort Langston. It was filled in after the war. I lived in the house with my parents, Carl E Hookings MD during this time 1952-1955.
Francis Watlington is buried in the back yard. The US Army had an artillery battery in the fort, and a signal corps unit in the field to the ENE of the house. These guys were like big brothers to my brother and me. The taught us how to play baseball, pitch horseshoes etc. We went to free movies at the two PXs they had.
The CO of the artillery unit lived in Bermuda after the war and married a Bermuda lady. I spoke to him several years ago when I was visiting Bermuda, and he remembered my family. He was elderly and blind at the time. Like you I was appalled to see the condition the house was in the last time I visited. In the late 80s when it was the clubhouse, I visited the manager whose office was upstairs in my Dad's bedroom It looked pretty much as I remembered.