The Castle of Old Wick

So, you’re looking for a little Wick history? And you want to enjoy dramatic scenery…...

A Rainy Day In Wick

Exploring Scotland mean experiencing our Scottish weather! But don't let this dampen your fun......

Mackays’ Supplier Series: John o’ Groats Brewery

We love shining a spotlight on local suppliers and here’s one for the beer lovers…...

Happy New Year from Mackays Hotel!

Hogmanay or is a big celebration in Scotland and the perfect way to welcome the…...

Traditional Scottish Comfort Food

When you see the words Scottish Cuisine, images of deep-fried battered Mars bars might come…...

A Winter Break in the Highlands

Scotland may not be the first place you think of for a winter getaway, but…...

St Andrew’s Day Celebrations

Happy St Andrew’s Day! We know Andrew as the patron saint of Scotland, but did…...

Shop Local This Christmas

Christmas can be overwhelming, and no one wants to be rushing around on the 23rd…...

Mackays’ Malts: November

This month at Mackays’ Bar we’re highlighting a smoky, sweet Highland Single Malt; Tomatin Cù…...

Hidden Spots In The North of Scotland

If you are looking for some Hidden Gems in Caithness, Mackays Hotel offers the perfect…...

Caithness and North Coast Boat Trips

Thinking of exploring the North Coast 500? Our Scottish hotel offers a welcoming experience right…...

Mackays’ Supplier Series: Old Pulteney Distillery

Old Pulteney Distillery is just a stone’s throw from Mackays hotel, which makes us even…...

Autumn in the North of Scotland

Autumn is a beautiful season in the Highlands, so if you’re thinking about planning a…...

Christmas at Mackays Hotel

Can you hear the sleigh bells ringing? Probably not yet, but it’s never too early…...

The Future’s Bright at Mackays!

For over a decade now, Mackays hotel has put the training and development of our…...