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

      ... changed from our last visit in 1989. Re-enactments, conducted tour, and excellent interpretative centre. The last battle fought on British soil, 16th April 1746, saw the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites for good. Fish and chips for lunch at the small village of Helmsdale (Valley of the Helmets). Driving up the east coast, good weather and ...

      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 ...

      Which state is Brisbane the capital of?

      A travel blog entry by jayton on Jul 05, 2013

      ... across to help her and after removing the washing from the dryer and putting it in the washing machine she found the powder draw for herself. I then read all the bits on the dial and set it for a cotton wash at 40 degrees C with a 1200 RPM spin.

      After an hour Jean went to check and the machine was still going, after 90 minutes a local man and the cleaning lady tried to figure out why the washing was taking so long ...

      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. ...