Mackays Hotel

Mackays Hotel

Luxury Hotel Accommodation in the centre of Wick, Caithness


Save the Date: Taste North

Posted: August 29th, 2018 | Posted in: General News

It’s not enough to visit the north, one must taste it too! Save the hours travelling across the rugged Highland terrain and experience the greatest selection of Caithness and Sutherland flavours in one event! On September 30th, head to Natural Retreats in John O’ Groats and experience a … Read more…

Mackays’ Malts: September Edition

Posted: August 29th, 2018 | Posted in: General News

This September, Mackays are excited to feature our Malt of the Month: Wolfburn Northland Single Malt. Becoming Scotland’s northernmost mainland whisky producing distillery, this whisky release is one we’ve eagerly anticipated! With long fermentation, slow manual distillation and maturation taking place partly in quarter casks that previously held … Read more…

Six of the best Scottish Public Speakers

Posted: August 20th, 2018 | Posted in: General News

It takes a special sort of someone to become a public speaker. Not only do you need to have the confidence to get up in front of a sometimes rather intimidating crowd, but you also need to be able to speak passionately about a particular subject, as well … Read more…

Mackays’ Malts: August Edition

Posted: August 14th, 2018 | Posted in: General News

True to our word, here is your monthly update one of our dearest malt collections – the Old Pulteney 12 year! Originating in Wick, this malt is popular world round, holding numerous gold medals from the most prestigious of international competitions. The secret you may ask? Well, Old … Read more…

Let the Games Begin!

Posted: August 14th, 2018 | Posted in: General News

If you weren’t lucky enough to take part in this year’s Mey Games and first EVER Adaptive Highland Games don’t worry! Never one to miss a celebration, Mackays was right there embracing the day of quintessentially Scottish celebrations, here’s a run down of Caithness’s summer highlight. The Games The … Read more…

Exploring Scotland’s North Coast 500

Posted: August 14th, 2018 | Posted in: General News

  Dubbed as Scotland’s version of ‘Route 66’, the comparison fails to illustrate the breath-taking culture and heritage one embarks during the NC500 journey. These Scottish wonders are by no means a recent addition to the picturesque qualities behind the mysterious Highlands – so why all the sudden … Read more…

Mackays’ Malts: July Edition

Posted: July 25th, 2018 | Posted in: General News

Whether you know him personally or by reputation, there’s no disputing that Mackays’ proud own Murray Lamont  possesses a love for sharing the finest malts available. For those of you less acquainted with our selection at Mackays’ Bar, we stock a wide variety of whiskies – 105 to be … Read more…

It’s all Electric: an Interview with Murray

Posted: July 25th, 2018 | Posted in: General News

It’s no secret that at Mackays, we work hard to minimise our carbon footprint. If you too, share a passion for green living, you’ll be delighted to know that Mackays have a Tesla charging point available for all conscious drivers! Green efforts such as these are not uncommon … Read more…

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