Castle Hill National Historic Site is a big part of Canadian history when the British and the French battled over the rights to North America, Canada and an important fishing industry. The historic site provides a glimpse into this tumultuous time and, today, provides visitors some of the best far reaching views over looking the harbour and the community of Placentia, Newfoundland, Canada.
Castle Hill National Historic Site adventures, and activities most enjoyed includes sightseeing, walking, hiking, picnicking, dog walking, and photography.
Because it is a stronghold fortification that played a big part in who we are today as a country. After a lesson in history the grounds provide some awesome views and hiking opportunities.
The more important, some would say only, features, amenities, services located in and around the Castle Hill National Historic Site includes 6 canons, stone wall fortifications, artillery batteries, authentic artifacts, information signs, washrooms, wheelchair friendly, museum, interpretive tours, gift shop and information centre.