Hackness Martello Tower, Hoy

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  • Not obvious, but a genuinely fascinating place and guided tour. Top quality all round. Not to be missed, as is the south end of Hoy. Don't just visit Lyness (excellent though the museum there is) but ...  more »
  • Wonderful guided tour from Glen who was very knowledgeable and had a great passion for the place. Loved every aspect of our visit. Glen made the visit memorable and showed us various artifacts that ha...  more »
  • We spent an informative hour being shown round the Martello Tower and adjacent former barrack building by an enthusiastic guide who was informative and knowledgeable. The barrack room allows visitors ...  more »
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  • The place exists at the intersection between many different histories, and the way that it plays out is fascinating. Much respect to the Historic Scotland guide here, David, whose infectious enthusiasm for this nexus is top notch. Thanks.
  • The custodian gives a great tour of the barracks and tower. The tower is a great building and well worth a visit.
  • This surprised me. We drove up and a guy (Glen) came out to see us. Personal tour of the buildings and site and then the tower. Truely amazing.
  • Knowledgeable guide, well worth the small cost.
  • Excellent tour guide Mike Webster stands next to my daughter Rachel. Mike knew more Martello Tower history than you could imagine. All of it very interesting.

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