Mackays Hotel
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Whisky Getaway in the Highlands

Whether you are partial to a fine dram in the evenings or deserve a Highland retreat to improve your swing – we are here to ensure you enjoy the ultimate Caithness getaway.

What is a visit to Scotland without  taste of whisky? Some would say it’s a missed opportunity, and we would agree! Mackays Hotel is near some of the finest whisky distilleries in the land, and so staying with us whilst experiencing whisky goodness just makes sense. That’s why we have put together a special offer for guests looking for a whisky holiday in Scotland.

Our Whisky Package includes:

  • 2 nights’ accommodation ‘Dinner and Bed and Breakfast’ for 2
  • Dinner in our AA Rosette N1 Bistro
  • Whisky themed evening meal during your second evening
  • Whisky tasting
  • Tours around Old Pulteney and Wolfburn Distilleries

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Our Whisky Package

Here in Caithness, we’re spoiled with an abundance of award-winning distilleries. They range from the beloved Old Pulteney to the most northerly UK distillery, Wolfburn. Whisky tasting in Scotland is most certainly a fun adventure!

You’ve heard about Mackays love of fine foods and liquors, now, we invite you to explore the creation of some of Scotland’s finest spirits!

Take a tour around Old Putney and see the distinctive process by which the bring their drinks to life. Go behind the scenes and learn how they make one of Scotland’s finest whiskies.

Then take a tour around Wolfburn Distillery. See their master craftsmen at work, creating one of Scotland’s finest whisky exports. You’ll get right to the heart and inner workings of Wolfburn on this tour.

Whisky themed dinner at Mackays Hotel

This package offers dinner on the two nights that you stay with us. On the second night, we’ll treat you to a surprise whisky-themed meal. Our No. 1 Bistro is proud to use local ingredients where possible to give guests a real taste of Scotland.

But if whisky doesn’t tickle your fancy, don’t worry! With a wide variety of luxury Gin originating in Caithness, we’ll be sure to find something to whet your whistle. Additional tours of Dunnet Distillery are available upon request.

It’s not enough to see the Highlands – why not taste them too?

*Prices start from £103.50 per person, per night and are based on 2 adults sharing a twin or double room. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply, certain dates excluded. Book up to a week in advance to ensure your place on this great whisky holiday in Scotland.

Book Whisky package here

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