Hackness Martello Tower
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.
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7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 8.6℃ with wind speed 13.2 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 9.1℃ to 9.9℃ with wind speed 12.2 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (NNW)
Expect a temp in the range 11.7℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 12℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (WSW)
Hoy Island weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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