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Wick’s Hidden Gems

Dorothy once said 'There's no place like home', we invite you to explore ours!

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Take a day out of your busy travels and explore the overlooked wonders of our hometown Wick.

Lyth Art Centre

Art exhibition by day or indulge in musical sensations at night. Wick’s Lyth Art Centre is a must see for the art lovers

Nucleus: the Nuclear and Caithness Archives

For those interested in discovering their Caithness ancestry or have a flair for searching through the past, you will receive a warm welcome at Nucleus.

St Fergus Art Gallery

Located in the old library. The mixture of art and the decadence of the buildings design will leave you in awe.

For information on upcoming exhibitions, visit the High Life Highland website.

Old Castle Wick

This Nordic castle and port were once of great importance to the town’s earliest settlers and to the heritage of Clan Sinclair.

Placed along the sea coast relax with the calming presence of the vast blue of sky and sea.


Walk along the coastline and find the natural swimming and rock pools known locally as the ‘Trinkie’.

While here come up close and personal with the sea coasts wildlife and relax while dipping your toes in the natural pools as the waves crash along the cliffs.

Old Pulteney Distillery

Awarded World Whisky of the Year for their 21year old (2012), Old Pulteney Distillery is a must see to truly embrace the essence of Wick.

Having thrived during Wick’s herring glory, Old Pulteney was one of the 50 pubs that were involved in serving 500 gallons of Whisky a day!

Wick Heritage Centre

Walk through the untold stories of Wicks ancestors and explore the craftsmanship behind Wick’s famous herring port.

For a small donation, the Heritage centre is a great way to spend an afternoon for those looking to get in touch with the past.


Have an above Par Holiday With Mackays

Dying to lower your handicap? Why not practice your swing on some highland terrain?

Explore the rugged landscapes of Caithness through your love of golf across two hidden gems, the Wick and Reay Golf Courses!

In addition to perfecting your swing, you’ll have a chance to experience the finest food in the Highlands in addition to trying award-winning whiskies from Old Pulteney and Wolfburn Distilleries.

Click here for further information of our Golf and Whisky packages.

Wick Heritage Museum
Wick Heritage Centre
River Wick Scotland
River Wick
Trinkie Wick Hidden Gem
Castle of Old Wick
Castle of Old Wick

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