Mackays Hotel

Mackays Hotel

Luxury Hotel Accommodation in the centre of Wick, Caithness

Archive for October, 2019

Halloween in the Highlands

Halloween might make you think of carved pumpkins, creepy outfits and lots of sugar, but did you know that the 31st October is rooted in Scottish tradition? Dating back to the 16th Century, Halloween takes inspiration from the Gaelic festival of Samhain. The spooky Autumn event has evolved … Read more…

Mackays’ Malts: November

This month at Mackays’ Bar we’re highlighting a smoky, sweet Highland Single Malt; Tomatin Cù Bòcan. It’s an experimental spirit from the taste, the distilling process, the company behind it and even the bottle branding. The malt gets its name from the legendary hound that is said to … Read more…

Mackays’ Supplier Series: Ice and Fire Gin Distillery

Ice and Fire Gin Distillery was born from the Scottish Highlands, as a way for farmers to support their crofting lifestyle (small scale food production unique to Scotland). Local water and botanicals are used in the distilling process, just one way the farmers’ background and heritage are instilled … Read more…

Hidden spots in the North of Scotland

Sometimes, the most memorable parts of a holiday are places off the beaten track, after you’ve read the map wrong and stumbled across a hidden gem. If you don’t fancy getting lost in the Highlands, we’ve put together a few undiscovered spots near us. But don’t tell anyone … Read more…

See a different side of the North Coast

Here in Wick, we’re lucky to be so close to the sea. The coast is the perfect place to spot wildlife and breath-taking scenery, and a lot of our favourite attractions overlook the sea too! Wick harbour also allows visitors a unique experience – enjoying the water around … Read more…

© 2019 Mackays Hotel. All Rights Reserved.. View our Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.