Ness Battery


Ness Battery in Stromness is one of Britain's best-preserved wartime sites and a guided tour offers a fascinating insight into the lives of the soldiers who defended Scapa Flow in two World Wars.

It is the only gun battery in Britain to have kept its wooden huts and one contains a stunning painted mural of an English village.

On a tour you'll hear all about why Scapa Flow and Orkney were so important in both World Wars, the role the gun batteries played and the remarkable story of the artist who painted the mural.

Access is by a guided tour lasting just over an hour. Tours are available all year and run most days during the summer. Call us or visit our website for the latest tour times.

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Access by guided tour - for latest times call 07759 857298 or visit

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