Locations Used in The Eye of Horus

The settings used in 'The Eye of Horus' are real places: though of course there have been many changes since 1943. Modern pictures of some of the locations used are shown on this page. You can find out more about them via the links below, which go to feature pages on Undiscovered Scotland. Find out more about: Portree; Kyleakin; Kyle of Lochalsh; and the Kyle Line Museum.




The Mountains of Skye, seen from Raasay

The Mountains of Skye, seen from Raasay.

The Skye Ferries in 1992

The Skye Ferries in 1992. Much smaller ferries were used in 1943.

Kyleakin Harbour

Kyleakin Harbour.

The Lochalsh Hotel

The Lochalsh Hotel. In 1943 it was the smaller Station Hotel.

Kyle of Lochalsh Station

Kyle of Lochalsh Station.


The Osborne Hotel

The Osborne Hotel. It was two storeys lower in 1943.

Manoel Island

Manoel Island, the British submarine base in 1943.


Valletta, seen across the Grand Harbour.

St John's Co-Cathedral

St John's Co-Cathedral in Valletta.

Underground Sector Operations Room

Underground Sector Operations Room at Lascaris.

3 Scots Street

3 Scots Street, the RAF headquarters in 1943.

Fort St Angelo

Fort St Angelo, the Royal Navy headquarters in 1943.

The Magistral Palace

The Magistral Palace in Fort St Angelo.

Marsaxlokk Harbour

Marsaxlokk Harbour.

The Xara Palace

The Xara Palace in Mdina: an RAF officers' mess in 1943, now a hotel.

The Rotunda of Mosta

The Rotunda of Mosta.

Inside the The Rotunda of Mosta

Inside the The Rotunda of Mosta.

Inside the Citadel

Inside the Citadel on Gozo.

Mgarr on Gozo

Mgarr on Gozo.

Dockyards in French Creek

Dockyards in French Creek: in 1943 these were naval dockyards.

A street in Senglea

A street in Senglea, an area very heavily bombed during the war.