Hoy Past and Present Trike Tour

Duration 8 hrs
Tour starts at Kirkwall at 0900hrs. We take the scenic route to Houghton ferry terminal, taking in Scapa Bay and Wideford Hill (if the weather is clear). Sailing at 10:15hrs to Lyness. The day will take in the following:

The Dwarfie Stane

The immense block of sandstone hollowed out using stone tools, possibly Britain’s only rock cut Neolithic tomb, situated on the ridge of a deep valley under the ridge of the Dwarfie Hamars.

Lyness Naval Museum & Scapa Flow Visitor Centre

Is currently being upgraded for reopening in 2019 it is housed in the former Royal Naval pumping station. A temporary display is being planned for 2018.

The Martello Tower & Hackness Battery

One of the two towers, both of which are still standing and built during the Napoleonic Wars to protect convoys, which assembled in Longhope Sound, from attack by American and French privateers.

Interested in a Hoy Trike Tour?

All entry fees are included. Refreshments are not provided but suitable rest stops are included in all the tours.