Weekend Escapes to Wick, Scotland

Our hotel in Wick, Caithness is the perfect base for weekend escapes in Scotland. Where better to get away from it all for a few days than the magnificent far north of Scotland? With breathtaking scenery, a rich and fascinating history and so much to see and do!

Weekend breaks with Mackays

A Superior Room at Mackays Hotel

If you’re looking for a hotel break in the far north of Scotland, stay with us at Mackays Hotel. Lovingly run by the same family for over 60 years, our warm and welcoming hotel offers comfortable rooms and our bar and bistro serves up delicious food and drink. Including a hearty Scottish breakfast to set you up for the day. Located right in the heart of Wick, we’re close to all the town’s amenities. And there are many wonderful attractions to explore on our doorstep. Our Wick accommodation is family-friendly and dog-friendly too. So bring the whole family and experience all that this beautiful part of Scotland has to offer.

What’s more, this summer you can take advantage our Summer Explorer 2-night package. The ideal hotel weekend escape, with accommodation, breakfast, a bottle of wine and dinner on one night all included! We also offer discounted packed lunches, so you can take a picnic on your travels. Book direct with Mackays Hotel for our best rates and free cancellation up to 3 days prior to arrival.

Teddies on a bed in a Family Room in Mackays Hotel in WIck

Weekend activities in Wick

Here at the hotel and bistro, we have a selection of experiences to enjoy, such as afternoon teas, cocktail masterclasses, gin and whisky tastings. A great way to treat a friend for the weekend. The location of our bistro is actually something of a tourist attraction, as it is situated on the world’s shortest street, Ebeneezer Place. So be sure to take a look!

Then, there is so much to explore in Wick and the surrounding areas. With wide open spaces, dramatic beaches, rugged coastline and an abundance of wildlife, there is a lot to take in. Top attractions include historic sites such as Castle Sinclair Giringoe, Old Wick Castle and the Hill o’Many Stanes. Find out more about our history at Wick Heritage Museum. Whisky lovers should visit Pulteney Distillery. While thrill-seekers can enjoy speed boar tours with Caithness Seacoast. For more ideas of things to do in and around Wick and Caithness, visit our See and Do Guide.

Old Wick Castle set on the cliffs on a sunny day

Book your weekend away

So, when it comes to weekend escapes in Scotland, Wick is the perfect destination! If you need any help at all in planning your activities, our friendly team are always on hand to help. From advice on how to get around, to the insider tips that only locals can share. Take a look at our Summer Explorer offer, along with the rest of our great special offers and book your break today!

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