Mackays Hotel

Mackays Hotel

Luxury Hotel Accommodation in the centre of Wick, Caithness

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Mackays Malts: Summer Edition

Posted: May 22nd, 2019 | Posted in: General News

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

Posted: May 22nd, 2019 | Posted in: General News

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…

Mackays Supplier Series: Munro Fruit Merchants

Posted: May 17th, 2019 | Posted in: Mackays' Supplier Series

Holding over 25 years’ experience, our suppliers of the month, Munro Fruit Merchants provide a local alternative to multinational competition. Based in Tain, the wholesaler works independently to supply the finest quality of fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy products across the Highlands! Now in their 26th year, business … Read more…

Golf Courses around the Highlands/NC500

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

“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

Posted: May 1st, 2019 | Posted in: General News, Mackays' Malts

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

Posted: April 29th, 2019 | Posted in: General News

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…

Mackays’ Supplier Series: Caithness Smokehouse

Posted: April 15th, 2019 | Posted in: Mackays' Supplier Series

Is that smoke we are smelling? Don’t fear, it’s no fire – only our supplier of the month, Caithness Smokehouse! Operating as an award-winning cottage industry, owners John and Christine operate in the most northerly smokehouse in mainland Britain. Through their proximity to the port of Scrabster, all … Read more…

Highland Whisky Festival

Posted: April 12th, 2019 | Posted in: Events, General News

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

Posted: April 3rd, 2019 | Posted in: General News, Mackays' Malts

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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