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Hackness Martello Tower, Hoy

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  • Early season, we were only the 2nd set of visitors of the day when we arrived at midday. The gentleman gave us an excellent guided tour of the battery, we hadn't booked or expected this. The Martello ...  more »
  • Hackness Martello Tower is one of a pair [the other, Crockness, is under private ownership & not available to view] built during the Napoleonic wars and is an incredible feat of military engineering. ...  more »
  • Snubbed at the beginning instead this mini tour has proved very interesting and enjoyable. Visit of the guns and the barracks reproduced as it was in the 19th century and finally of the tower with all its secrets. Keeper/guide very helpful. nice overhead.
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