The saying goes, work hard, play harder.
With the summer season in full swing, the temptations of a getaway are hard to resist.
This summer save your air-miles and find the perfect work balance through a dream getaway in the heart of Caithness, Wick.
Now, we know what you’re thinking, a Scottish Summer?
However, the rumours are true.
After a few decades based in the heart of Wick, you could call us an expert on all things Caithness.
If you fancy a weekend Highland experience, here’s a 24 hour itinerary of our perfect Caithness adventure.
Every legendary weekend getaway requires the perfect beginning. Why not treat yourself to a dream breakfast at Mackays? With hot dishes to freshly prepared muesli and pastries, you’ll be fully fed and ready to face a day of Highland adventures!
10.30: John o’ Groats
Venture up the road to the furthest most north point of mainland Britain. After a well deserved photoshoot, lose yourself along the north coast with the breath-taking sights of Dunnet Head and Duncansby Stacks.
To Gin or not to gin? Silly question
You’ve seen the bottles, why not come and see what makes Rock Rose Gin so special? That’s right, just past Thurso lies Scotland’s own Dunnet Bay Distillery!
15:30: Meet the Royals
19: 00: The Shortest Street in the World
At Mackays, it’s never too late for dinner! Sit back and enjoy a quintessential Highland fayre like no other. With all of our produce sourced from local farms, the flavours of the far north are infused in every dish, creating a culinary experience like no other.
This time of year, global landmarks are often swarming, with over-enthused tourists spoiling those ever-important Instagram shots.
Luckily, the hidden landmark in Wick, Mackays, makes for a truly remarkable experience., Spend a night with Mackays on the Shortest Street in the world and tick off another Guinness wonder!
Like what you see so far? Why not explore our ‘See & Do’ page for Mackays’ top tips on discovering the hidden secrets of the Highlands