Mackays Hotel

Mackays Hotel

Luxury Hotel Accommodation in the centre of Wick, Caithness

Category: General News

Book Direct For Our Best Deal

Will I book direct you ask yourself?  Why of course we say! We pride ourselves on offering a great deal You may have seen us elsewhere so we want to make sure you know that when you book direct through our website you will always get an extra … Read more…

All About the Games

When you think about Scotland there are some aspects that instantly spark into your mind. Kilts, bagpipes, strong men throwing ‘trees’ – all of these things are deeply embedded into the culture of Scotland over the years. If you crave to experience all of these Scottish rarities in … Read more…

Outdoor Activities: Max & Bria’s favourite activities

If you haven’t met them personally, Max and Bria are Mackays’ favourite little helpers. Whether you chose to frequent our No.1 Bistro or spend an evening in one of our rooms, our furry friends take their roles very seriously in creating a comfortable experience for you and your … Read more…

Mackays Malts: Summer Edition

Enter the sunny season with this month’s featured dram, the fabulous 10-year-old Springbank malt! Matured in a combination of bourbon and sherry casks, the malt carries a complex mixture of maritime notes and provides a fresh, fruity balance. The definition of a Campeltown classic, the original Springbank whisky … Read more…

Discover Wellness: Green Getaways & the Great Outdoors

While we want our holidays to meet many criteria, for many it is becoming increasingly important to factor in our wellness and the planets conservation in our rare time off from daily life. If you sometimes feel that your batteries are running low in charge, the best break … Read more…

Golf Courses around the Highlands/NC500

“We borrowed golf from Scotland as we borrowed whisky. Not because it is Scottish, but because it is good.” – Horace Hutchinson Although this May we are all about celebrating the infamous Scotch whisky, don’t think we’ve forgotten about our other swingingly fun pastime! Fulfil your inner wanderlust and … Read more…

May’s Malts: Old Pulteney & Wolfburn

Malt of the Month: Old Pulteney & Wolfburn In celebration of the upcoming Highland Whisky Festival, Mackays are proud to introduce, not one, but two malts close to our heart – the Old Pulteney 12 year & Wolfburn Northland Single Malt! Old Pulteney 12-year-old Originating in Wick, this … Read more…

Following the Whisky Trail

Bilbo Baggins once exclaimed, ‘I’m going on an adventure!’ Luckily in the Highlands, an adventure doesn’t require a substantial journey or battle against hazardous villains (except for the occasional spell of rain). Nevertheless, there is an adventure lurking for those who seek it. Especially for those with a … Read more…

Highland Whisky Festival

With the Scottish Highlands being named as one of Lonely Planet’s ‘Best In Travel’ destinations of 2019, eight famous Highland distilleries are proud to introduce a brand-new Whisky Festival, celebrating the established Highland Whisky Trail. Taking place between 10th to 17th May 2019, the festival will celebrate the … Read more…

Mackays Malts: Springing into April

Step into spring with this refreshing addition to Mackays monthly malts: The Isle of Jura Origin 10-Year-Old! A core bottling from the Isle of Jura’s only distillery, this single malt displays the distillery’s classic briny characteristics. Maturing in ex-bourbon casks for a decade, this delicate medium-bodied beverage makes … Read more…

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