Dog Friendly Day Out in Scotland

Hackness Martello Tower and Battery

A dog friendly day out in Orkney, Northern Scotland.

Hoy
Orkney
Northern Scotland

Telephone: 01856 811397
Telephone: 0131 668 8800
Website: www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/ind

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Key Info:
At the south east end of Hoy. Grid reference ND 338 912.

Description:
One of a pair of towers built between 1813 and 1815 to provide defence against French and American privateers for British convoys assembling in the sound of Longhope. Provided a base for a 25-pounder cannon. Evidence of life at the barracks can be viewed on site, including examples of barrack room furniture and other military memorabilia.

Opening Times:
Visit Historic Scotland's website for details.

Dog Restrictions:
Dogs are permitted in the grounds if kept on a leash. They are not permitted in roofed buildings. Owners are asked to be sensitive to the effect of their dogs on others, esepcially children. Poop scoops are available from the steward at staffed sites. Please clear up after your dog.

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