Mackays Hotel

Mackays Hotel

Luxury Hotel Accommodation in the centre of Wick, Caithness


Mackays’ Supplier Series: Old Pulteney Distillery

Posted: September 14th, 2019 | Posted in: General News

Old Pulteney Distillery is just a stone’s throw from Mackays hotel, which makes us even more proud to have their famous malt whisky sitting on our bar shelf. Our favourite, the 12-year-old, has an intense aroma with a hint of sea air. A taste of the sweet, spicy … Read more…

Autumn in the North of Scotland

Posted: September 14th, 2019 | Posted in: General News

Autumn is a beautiful season in the Highlands, so if you’re thinking about planning a trip there’s no need to wait! We’ve compiled a few of the best things about the North of Scotland this time of year: Autumn walks The days may be getting shorter but that … Read more…

Christmas at Mackays Hotel

Posted: September 10th, 2019 | Posted in: General News

Can you hear the sleigh bells ringing? Probably not yet, but it’s never too early to start thinking about the most important meal of the year – the Christmas roast! If those words bring panicked visions of basting a turkey, slaving away in the kitchen all morning and … Read more…

Mackays’ Malts: September Edition

Posted: August 31st, 2019 | Posted in: General News

We’ve chosen a special Scotch whisky for September’s Malt of the Month – Glen Scotia Double Cask! Glen Scotia is a classic Campbeltown malt, an area which at one point called itself the “whisky capital of the world”. Now only 3 distilleries remain in the area so Glen … Read more…

Visit Taste North 2019 and stay at Mackays

Posted: August 23rd, 2019 | Posted in: General News

Food lovers – it’s that time of year again, Taste North is coming to Caithness! On Sunday 6th October, John O’Groats will be packed with visitors looking for a taste of North Scotland, new recipe ideas from top chefs, and lots of free samples of course! There’s going … Read more…

Mackays’ Supplier Series: Reid’s Bakery

Posted: August 17th, 2019 | Posted in: General News

There’s not much more Scottish than a good shortbread biscuit, and at Mackays Hotel you get the best Scotland has to offer. You’ll find some Reid’s bakery biscuits waiting for you in your room, but we can assure you they won’t stick around for long! That’s because Reid’s … Read more…

The Future’s Bright at Mackays!

Posted: August 10th, 2019 | Posted in: General News

For over a decade now, Mackays hotel has put the training and development of our younger staff at the heart of our business. We want our staff to feel valued and our customers to enjoy the best experience possible when they visit. We make sure this happens by … Read more…

Mackays’ Supplier Series: Mey Selections

Posted: August 4th, 2019 | Posted in: Mackays' Supplier Series

Located on the Coast of Caithness, the Castle of Mey has come to embody the finest of Scottish produce. With the introduction of the North Highland Initiative in 2005, the Duke of Rothesay aimed to foster closer connections between farmers, fine food producers and consumers under the umbrella … Read more…

Mackays’ Malts: August Edition

Posted: August 4th, 2019 | Posted in: General News, Mackays' Malts

If you crave the rich flavours of coffee without the heat this August, our malt of the month – the Dalmore 12-Year-old – is perfect for you. Launched in late 2008, this single malt provides a toasty, coffee-rich flavour with beautifully spiced notes. Imagine yourself in a warm … Read more…

A Summer Fling in the Highlands

Posted: August 2nd, 2019 | Posted in: Events, General News

Scotland is full of rich history and traditions, highland dancing being one of them. We love it so much we host a festival for it! The Highland Fling Festival takes place in Lybster next weekend, August 10-11. It’s a chance for the local community and visitors from across … Read more…

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