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All reviews historic scotland guided tour enthusiastic guide worth a visit worth the effort great guide interesting history barrack room loose end wealth of information interesting visit fascinating place military history no idea ferry landing free entry day trip
The Historic Scotland leaflet and Rough Guide description gave the impression there wasn't much to see here, so we nearly gave it a miss on a packed day trip to Hoy. But so glad we didn't.
We had a brilliant guided tour by David, who's...More
This place is pretty good. The guy who showed us around was excellent. However not masses to see and not too many written records to give that bit of extra info. Well worth the visit but certainly not a full day out!!
Hidden down at southern tip of the dramatic island of Hoy, is a hidden gem.
Hackeness Martello Tower and Battery is a fantastic place. I cannot praise our tour guide, David, enough. What a friendly, knowledgeable and engaging gentlemen.
The history of the battery and...More
Our visit to Hackness Martello Tower exceeded our expectations. The guided tour provided by David was excellent and gave us much more of an understanding of the site than we would otherwise have had. He took the time and care to engage my two children...More
How to make the most of an out-of-the-way site. Our guide David - along with his devoted collie Jay-Jay - made our tour fascinating. Alongside the Martello tower there are the barrack rooms, which David brought to life, and, of course, the super views. A...More
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 stunning!
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 . Awesome Hoy