Hackness Martello Tower and Battery

Part of the extensive military remains on the island of Hoy, the battery and Martello tower were built between 1813 and 1815 to provide defence for British convoys against French and American privateers. Evidence of life at the barracks can be viewed on site including examples of barrack room furniture and other military memorabilia.

Opening Hours (Summer): 
Spring/Summer: 9.30am-5.30pm (7days)
Opening Hours (Winter): 
Autumn/Winter: Closed