Your guide to Martello Towers in the UK and throughout the world.

Martellos Outside the UK

It is reputed that Ireland had the first Martello Tower of the 19th century when they built a tower in 1804 on Whiddy Island in Bantry Bay on the south west coast of Ireland. The last tower was built in Australia in 1857.
You will still find Martello Towers throughout the world:

Index Icon Antigua and Barbuda 
Index Icon Australia
Index Icon Bermuda
Index Icon British Virgin Islands
Index Icon Canada
Index Icon Guernsey
Index Icon India
Index Icon Indonesia
Index Icon Italy
Index Icon Ireland
Index Icon Jamaica
Index Icon Jersey
Index Icon Malta
Index Icon Mauritius
Index Icon Sierra Leone
Index Icon South Africa
Index Icon Spain
Index Icon Saint Helena
Index Icon Sri Lanka
Index Icon United States


Map Showing the Location of Martello Towers in 2012

Martello Towers Through the World