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Things to do this winter in the Northern Highlands

The Scottish Highlands may not be the first place you think of for a winter getaway, but we’re here to change your mind! The days may be shorter, and you’ll have to wear a couple of layers during your adventures, but there’s still so much fun to be had. There are sights and experiences that […]

The Festive Season at Mackays Hotel

The countdown to the festive season is on! Here at Mackays Hotel in Wick, Scotland, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Christmas Whether it’s a festive meal with loved ones or a relaxing hotel break. So, let’s get the party started! Festive lunch and dinner Get together with family, friends or colleagues for a […]

The history of Wick, Caithness

Here at Mackays Hotel in Wick, we are surrounded by history. In this blog, we take a look at the heritage of our home town in Caithness on the north coast of Scotland. From the very first settlers to the modern day. We also point out some important historic sites and landmarks, which are great […]

Most northerly places in Great Britain

Our hotel is located in Caithness, the most northerly county on mainland Scotland and the island of Great Britain. As such, many places in the area are known as the northernmost of their kind. Here we have put together just a few, which you might like to visit during your stay with us at Mackays […]

Visit Taste North Food and Drink Festival

Food lovers – it’s that time of year again, Taste North is coming to Caithness! On Sunday 5th November, Wick will be packed with visitors looking for a taste of northern Scotland, new recipe ideas from top chefs, and lots of tasty samples! The event takes place at Wick High School, so why not take […]

Autumn in the north of Scotland

Autumn is a beautiful season in the far north of Scotland, so if you’re thinking about planning a trip, there’s no need to wait. Check out our fantastic Autumn Indulgence offer at Mackays Hotel in Wick and book your stay today! Here, we’ve compiled a few of the best things to do in the northern […]

Where is Wick? Scotland, Great Britain and the UK explained

Mackays Hotel is located in Wick, in the magnificent Scottish Highlands. But where exactly in the world is that? – Scotland? Great Britain? The British Isles? The UK? Well, the answer is all of the above. We understand it can be a little confusing, knowing which term to use and when. So here’s our quick […]