Ackergill Tower

Address: Ackergill Tower By Wick, Wick, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, KW1 4RG, United Kingdom | Castle
 
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This castle, located on Ackergill Tower By Wick, Wick, is near Wick Heritage Museum and Sinclair s Bay.
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      Travel Blogs from Wick

      John O'Groats at last!

      A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Nov 01, 2014

      7 photos

      ... moor and coastal scenery. Then to John O'Groats, NOT the most northerly tip of Scotland( see tomorrow). John had wanted to come here since 1989 and today he made it. Looked around the small village and took the usual photos with the signpost, then moved from the small settlement to the headland at Duncansby Head to camp. There we met Nigel and Sandra, an English ...

      A Day in the Orkney Islands

      A travel blog entry by bern54 on Aug 28, 2014

      2 comments, 16 photos

      ... is magnificent. Had an extremely rough ferry ride back especially where the Atlantic met the North Sea. No none allowed on deck, many ill, not Bob nor I. Dozens of seals riding the waves. Terence said it was the worst crossing he had experienced! Dinner back at Wick- an extremely heavy fog in Wick. Crossed the Churchill barriers which are a series of four causeways, linking the smaller islands with the Orkney mainland. ...

      Bremen to Iceland: Learning by doing

      A travel blog entry by maggie360 on Aug 18, 2013

      3 photos

      ... water to Iceland. At 12,000' this time we also didn't have to use supplemental oxygen like we did on the trip over the Atlantic. The higher we go, the stronger the headwinds, and with the broken stratus clouds nicely below us, 12,000' was just fine. Eating and drinking was also surely easier with the O2 masks on. We opted to land in Keflavik because our friendly previous service here (I'm writing at the FBO). Plus, being Sunday and with our arrival time after 8pm, it's often ...

      Jimmy's coastal walk: day 40

      A travel blog entry by jimmyhudson on May 02, 2013

      1 comment, 22 photos

      ... new one is still in use as a residence.
      Further north I came to Nybster. Here my attention was taken by several rather weathered monuments. Somehow I managed to overlook a nearby broch. The monuments were erected by an archaeologist who excavated the site.
      For me this section of coast was dominated by its geology and the resulting series of geos which led to many intricate detours along the path. Again I had to take care ...

      Jimmy's coastal walk: day 39 Castles and daffodils

      A travel blog entry by jimmyhudson on May 01, 2013

      1 comment, 12 photos

      ... century and the building was no longer occupied following a bombardment by cannon in 1680. Perched on the cliff edge the stone layers of the building seem to merge gradually into the horizontal rock strata beneath.
      Two miles further along is Ackergill Tower. This is a five storey oblong tower house first referred to in 1538. Following a 2 million renovation in opened as a 5-star hotel in 2012. ...