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Not only is Mackays a great hotel to stay in, we are also able to boast some extremely delicious food. 26/02/2017 More
Who doesn’t love a good wedding? Here at Mackays we adore being the chosen venue for a number of couples. There is something so satisfying about being the setting for the biggest day of many people’s lives.  19/02/2017 More
Scotland is not only a beautiful country, it is also the home and birthplace to a variety of wise and intelligent people too. 09/02/2017 More
Not only is Scotland incredibly beautiful, it is fascinating too. Here at Mackays we love being able to show our guests just what we love about our local area, but we think that to truly love Scotland you should know more about it. 04/02/2017 More
Here at Mackays we love being the venue of choice for a number of weddings throughout the year.  24/01/2017 More
Lost that festive feeling? Take a look at our best Christmas and New Year pictures and beat the January blues! 17/01/2017 More
Winter may not be the warmest of seasons. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t get outside and enjoy a spot of your local scenery.  07/01/2017 More
We love reading a good mum blog, and the blog of Gail Brown is no exception.
29/12/2016 More
Caithness is known to be an area of outstanding natural beauty, not only this but it is also a place where you can find a whole host of wildlife right under your nose. 16/12/2016 More
They say that the world around you can be one of the greatest inspirations for your creative mind. 08/12/2016 More
Scotland is a wonderful destination for your next holiday. Not only is the entire country beautiful and scenic, but there is always plenty to see and do too.  29/11/2016 More
We all love a beautiful beach, no matter the season. Spending the day with family in the sunshine, or taking a long and blustery walk along the beach, blowing away the cobwebs. 25/11/2016 More
There is something amazing about being on your bike. Feeling the world rushing by you and being able to get up close and personal with the world around you.
15/11/2016 More
Times are a changing and now Caithness is undergoing an economic and social transition process... 03/11/2016 More
Not only is Maciej Winiarczyk an award winning landscape photographer and videographer but he also lives in Wick, Caithness.
25/10/2016 More
When you hear of John O Groats you are likely to think of either the starting or finishing point of an epic cycling route. However, John O Groats is more than just a flag to aim for.  18/10/2016 More
Sometimes you need to live in an area to really appreciate the beauty that it can offer.
13/10/2016 More
Autumn is one of our favourite seasons! 04/10/2016 More
Stunning landscapes and places of historical interest captured in some amazing black and white photographs. 27/09/2016 More
The area is going to be a part of the £410 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband roll-out. 08/09/2016 More
We've got a special bed and breakfast offer to help you make the most of the start of September and this coming weekend.
02/09/2016 More
The best way to take in all the natural beauty & charm of the Sutherland & Caithness has to be by simply getting out there & exploring... 01/09/2016 More
Our staff exploring Caithness wildlife. 
25/08/2016 More
Light up the Caithness sky with the Northern Lights! 23/08/2016 More
Jason’s experience at his new job. 
18/08/2016 More
A wee reminder of the Wick Gala. 
12/08/2016 More
You might want to take a moment to learn a little more about the rich history of the area, and immerse yourself in all the aspects of Caithness life! 11/08/2016 More
Looking for a summer full of family fun? Then come to Caithness! 02/08/2016 More
Do you prefer self-catering accommodation? 
14/07/2016 More
When it comes to beautiful places, Caithness really is one that is hard to beat. 07/07/2016 More
Staying in Caithness for more than one night?
07/07/2016 More
We have appointed a new head chef tojoin our Rosette winning restaurant team.
24/06/2016 More
Would you like to stay in Wick but prefer your own house to a hotel? We have that covered!
03/06/2016 More
Come along to Mackays Hotel on Sunday 29th May from 11am to 4.30pm to see our exhibitors and participate in workshops. 
19/05/2016 More
Wine, dine and unwind
Special dinner, bed and breakfast offer to celebrate North Coast 500 route.
11/03/2016 More
Treat your mum to a free meal on Sunday 6th March 2016.
03/03/2016 More
Our Bond-themed charity ball raised thousands of pounds for three local charities. 

17/11/2015 More
Our new dining room chairs and tables have arrived! 18/08/2015 More
We now offer all our staff complimentary wellbeing sessions every second Monday 18/08/2015 More
Mackays Hotel is the first business in Caithness, Sutherland and Ross-shire to have been awarded the Investors in Young People Award.  13/06/2015 More
Planning a holiday but don’t want to leave your beloved dog at home? You no longer need to as we now cater for our four-legged friends. 12/06/2015 More
On Sunday 24th May Mackays Hotel hosted the first Caithness Wellbeing Festival.  12/06/2015 More
The first Wellbeing Festival in Caithness will take place in Mackays Hotel on Sunday 24th May 02/04/2015 More
Mackays Hotel was shortlisted as the finalist of the Scottish Chamber of Commerce Scottish Business Honours 2014 04/09/2014 More
Mackays Hotel has become a memebr of the Walkers and Cyclists Scheme 20/08/2014 More
Mackays Hotel is the first hotel in Wick to be awarded the prestigious AA Rosette Award 25/07/2014 More
Mackays Hotel @ Jobs fair, very exciting & eventful day 03/04/2014 More
Getting excited! Attending fairs to meet new couples 27/03/2014 More
Meet  Max, the new Mackays Hotel dog! 19/03/2014 More
This month we have been awarded the highly commended Taste Our Best award by Visit Scotland. 22/11/2013 More
Centre of Excellence award
We are absolutely delighted to be awarded the Customer Service Centre of Excellence award by the World Host! Even better we were told that Mackays Hotel is the first hotel in the UK and the first business in Scotland!.
08/11/2013 More
We are pleased to announce a revamp of our classic uniform 07/10/2013 More
New Caith Ness real ale available in Mackays Hotel

30/09/2013 More
Mackays Hotel has been shortlisted for the finalist of the Highland Tourism Awards 2013  30/09/2013 More
First Hotel in Scotland to be recognised as a World Host Business!   01/03/2013 More
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