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We had been recommended to visit the battery so we took the train from the town up to the battery which was a great little journey in itself. The view from the top of the hill was spectacular, we could see for miles, up and...More
A work colleague recommended this tour. We’d been up to the gun before, but did not do the tour which takes you into all the tunnels and ammunition and machine rooms where the guide gives you information on the history of the site. There’s some...More
If you like learning about the history of a place then this is for you. Takes you underneath the battery through the tunnels. The guides are very knowledgeable about Oliver Hill and it gives you an insight into how the hill was used during the...More
We were looking forward to our tour of the tunnels etc. When we got there we found out there was no tour because there were no lights in the tunnels. The voluntary staff at the Oliver Hill battery were not at all helpful and in...More
When we arrived it was just the four of us so we were lucky enough to have our own guided tour with Rob who was very informative. We didn’t realise these tunnels existed on the island so if you have a chance go check it...More
The battery is well preserved, and the info boards are helpful in explaining what you’re seeing and it’s significance. We rode bikes to the site; it asks you to park them at the bottom of the hill and walk up because the hill is so...More