Hackness Martello Tower

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The Hackness Martello tower, together with another on the north side at Crockness, was built in 1815. Visitors can tour the tower, battery and reconstructed barracks.

The towers were located to provide protection for British ships in the bay of Longhope against attack by American and French privateers, during the Napoleonic Wars. The towers were upgraded, with the installation of new guns and other structures, in 1866 at a time of concern about the possibility of another French invasion.

Hackness Martello Tower 7 day weather forecast, weather in Hoy Island, Orkney Islands

Today
Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Nov 29
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 5.2℃ with wind speed 0.8 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Nov 30
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 8.4 m/sec (NNW)
Wednesday, Dec 01
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 8.8℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Dec 02
Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 5.7℃ with wind speed 12.6 m/sec (NNW)
Friday, Dec 03
Expect a temp in the range 4.1℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 11.4 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Dec 04
Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (SW)


Hoy Island weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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