Hackness Martello Tower, Hoy

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  • A short car trip from the ferry landing on Hoy, this is a must see attraction. The history and purpose of this structure and its encampment is very interesting. he views from the top of the tower are ...  more »
  • What a view from the tower stunning! A great guided tour through the tower and the Hackness Battery with its own history and story . Well worth the stop and the fantastic ferry ride to get there . Awe...  more »
  • A real gem, the guide made it seem so real. Explained everything clearly and had loads of knowledge not just about the site but about Hoy. Was very enthusiastic and made us feel welcome from the momen...  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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