Ackergill Tower

Ackergill Tower By Wick, Wick, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, KW1 4RG, United Kingdom | Castle
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Orkney Islands

A travel blog entry by rerowand on Aug 09, 2014

... with our local guide/driver for the day. We crossed over some of the Churchill Barriers to the Italian Chapel. This was made by Italian POWs out of two Quonset huts next to the POW camp. It was very impressive with the decor. There was also a statue of St. George slaying the dragon nearby. Our next stop was The Ring of Brodgar, which is a Neolithic henge and stone circle. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Heart of ...

Journey to Thurso

A travel blog entry by rerowand on Aug 08, 2014

... at 7:00. We ate with Butch and Linda. There were only ten of us for dinner. Everyone else was on the optional excursion and hadn't returned for dinner yet. We had a decent meal. I had a herring appetizer, a fish entree, and strawberry cheesecake for dessert. We then retired to the lounge for tea and coffee. The bus with everyone else finally returned about 8:00. Afterwards we retired to our room to relax and watch a Bond ...

Wicked sailing to Wick

A travel blog entry by simoncole on Jul 01, 2014

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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 ...

Wick and Castle Mey

A travel blog entry by rozzij on Aug 30, 2013

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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 on Jun 05, 2013

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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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