Hoy History

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Betty Corrigall's Grave

Betty Corrigall's Grave

Betty Corrigall's Grave is reputed to be the loneliest in the UK, yet probably one of the most visited...
Dwarfie Stane

Dwarfie Stane

Dwarfie Stane is a huge block of sandstone in which a Neolithic burial chamber has been cut.   It...
Hoy heritage project - Creels and Crofts

Hoy heritage project - Creels and Crofts

‘Creels & Crofts’, the Friends of Hoy Kirk heritage project started in May 2011 and will be running ove...
Longhope Lifeboat Museum Trust

Longhope Lifeboat Museum Trust

Patron: HRH The Princess Royal Scottish Charity number SC032029 The Trust was funded in 2000 by local...
Martello Towers

Martello Towers

Martello Towers began to appear along England's coastline around 1805 as a defence against invasion from...
Melsetter House

Melsetter House

Melsetter House is a private home overlooking the bay of Longhope. The current house was built, incorporating...
RNLI Longhope

RNLI Longhope

On March 17th 1969 Longhope station suffered one of the worst tragedies in British lifeboat history;...
Royal Naval Cemetery

Royal Naval Cemetery

Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery is dedicated to the men who gave their lives to World Wars I & II The...
The Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum

The Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum

The main exhibition illustrates the importance of Scapa Flow as a base for the British fleet throughout h...
Wartime Heritage

Wartime Heritage

The Island of Hoy is host to one of the best preserved and least disturbed World War Two defence landscapes...

 

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