News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The City of Hamilton is inving Bermuda’s residents and visitors on a trip into the past with its FREE ‘Discover Hamilton’ walking tour, led by Town Crier Ed Christopher.
The tour, which commenced on Friday, April 1st, takes you through the streets of Hamilton and past culturally and historically signi5cant landmarks such as ‘Nellie’s Walk’ and ‘Doctor’s Row’.
As the City’s Town Crier for almost 30 years, Ed’s extensive knowledge is based on years of research and oral histories passed down through the generations.
“This tour is a perfect way for both tourists and residents alike to discover the vibrant streets and stories of the City of Hamilton,” said the City’s Marketing Coordinator Sideya Dill.
“Challenge what you think you know; get a new perspective or just enjoy a fun day out! We encourage everyone to come and discover Hamilton’s fascinating history and immerse themselves in this rich heritage experience. We are also encouraging those working in the island’s tourism and hospitality sector to mention the City’s Discover Hamilton tour to their overseas guests and customers looking for a fun, educational and cultural excursion. It’s the ideal introducon to the island’s Capital City and Ed is a wealth of information when it comes torecommending places to visit, dine, and shop in Hamilton.
”Walk-ins are accepted, but to avoid disappointment sign up on the City of Hamilton website to reserve your space or for more information email [email protected]
The ‘Discover Hamilton’ tour departs from City Hall at 10:30am from Monday to Friday until December and takes approximately one hour and 45 minutes. Water is provided and gratuities are accepted. All Town Crier Walking Tours are wheelchair accessible.
Ed also offers other City tours which are all available upon request. They include:
North Hamilton Bar Hopping Tour
Stroll through the streets of North Hamilton and learn a little history while visiting a series of bars including Place’s, Spinning Wheel, Legends Sports Bar and more! You must be aged 18 or older to book this tour.
Ed can customize an exciting private tour just for your group to enjoy. Stroll through culturally and historically significant landmarks that prompt colourful stories about the people and places who have made our City what it is today.
Bring the fascinating history of our island’s capital directly to your students with a school visit from the City Town Crier himself. For smaller classes, we also welcome you to join us in person on an educational tour through the vibrant streets of Hamilton. Immerse your students in a rich heritage experience they won’t soon forget!
To request any of the above tours, email [email protected].