Ackergill Tower

Ackergill Tower By Wick, Wick, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, KW1 4RG, United Kingdom | Castle
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Travel Blogs from Wick

Wicked sailing to Wick

A travel blog entry by simoncole

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Tuesday 1st July

We departed Inverness at 07:30 in no wind to catch slack water at Channonry point. This is a narrow bend in the river and we saw many dolphins showing off. We continued under motor for several more hours when a light easterly came with bright sunshine and a flat sea. From there ...

Epilogue

A travel blog entry by sueblaikie

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... br> Most mesmerised by - Andrew Gormley's sculptures at Crosby
Most luxurious accommodation - Lyzzick Hall Hotel
Most embarrassing moment - ask Judy
Most disappointing - we put on weight (but we are more muscular!)
Most helpful book "Land's End to John O'Groats" by Phil Horsley
Most helpful gadget - Garmins

Best tip - go do it and take at least 3 weeks...

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Helmsdale to John o'Groats - 59.6 miles

A travel blog entry by sueblaikie

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... she was going to lose Sue as the wind completely filled her jacket - she now looked like a fat hobbit on a bike about to take off into the stratosphere. But no, she managed to stay on and, pausing now and again to view the landscape - we were soon pedalling down to our finish line. Avril and Kate were there - Avril already popping the cork of the champagne - there was bunting, paper cups and a lot of hugging and photo taking. We kind ...

Wick and Castle Mey

A travel blog entry by rozzij

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We are heading for Wick. The countryside is really pretty and the roads very narrow. Wick was a Viking settlement of Vik which in those days meant inlet. We are told that the Romans were the first to mark their graves with gravestones. The Romans also were the first to use their version of toilet paper. The attached a piece of sponge to stick and wiped their bottoms clean with the sponge. Hence the saying you got the wrong end of ...

Caithness (top o' Scotland

A travel blog entry by rjbitcheno

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... a very remote and bleak area and I did wonder how the Queen Mother travelled up to this place every year. We did the guided tour and, of course, the Royal Britannia used to sail her and family members up there for their hols!! Castle was lovely and the large walled kitchen and "flowers for the house" garden were beautiful. Picture of Robyn sitting on the Queen Mother's favourite seat in ...

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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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