News Update: From October 2019 until Spring 2020 tours of Lonehort Battery will take place by appointment.
Bere Island Projects group are in the process of restoring Lonehort Battery as a visitor attraction, phase one is now complete and this section is now open for guided tours. Lonehort Battery is the largest of seven gun batteries which were built in the early 1900s by the British Admiralty.
Enjoy a guided tour of Lonehort Battery, with island historians and fully licensed tour guides Barry Hanley and Teresa Hall. Barry and Teresa will guide you around this former World War One gun battery on the eastern end of Bere Island, giving you a history of Lonehort Battery and Bere Island’s strategic role in world history. To book a tour and for rates contact: Barry Hanley 086 884 5709 or Teresa Hall 086 1981541.