Mackays Hotel

Mackays Hotel

Luxury Hotel Accommodation in the centre of Wick, Caithness


Mackays’ Malts: July Edition

Posted: July 8th, 2019 | Posted in: General News

This month Mackays are proud to introduce our summer sweet July edition malt, the Glengoyne 10-year-old. As one of the only Scottish whiskies to be distilled from entirely unpeated malt – the dram is allowed to dry naturally before fermentation and distillation, resulting in an elegant flavour of … Read more…

Book Direct For Our Best Deal

Posted: June 21st, 2019 | Posted in: General News, Offers

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

Posted: June 16th, 2019 | Posted in: Events, General News

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

Posted: June 5th, 2019 | Posted in: General News

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

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…

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