Ackergill Tower

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

    A Day in the Orkney Islands

    A travel blog entry by bern54 on Aug 28, 2014

    2 comments, 16 photos

    What an amazing place. Travelled by passenger ferry from John O'Groats over to one of the Orkney Islands. Remote and wind swept they were a base for the British army in both world wars.Italian POW's built the chapel we visited and used bandages and paper to plaster the walls of the Nissan hut to make it look like a church. One guy fell in love with a local and when ...

    Making my way North

    A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Aug 23, 2014

    11 photos

    Alright... So apparently people have been asking for a post. I've been settling in to life in orkney and everything is a little slower here including the internet. In other words I have no internet. :D Ok so on the Saturday I got up to find Kevin, Katy, Scott and poppy gone off mountain biking and hiking. I was getting ready to head out when Katy's dad yet again offered to take me to the train station. I caught the train into Edinburgh and met up with my friend and former manager Emma ...

    Up over for us down unders!

    A travel blog entry by begone on Aug 14, 2014

    7 comments, 2 photos

    ... non-existent wind!
    What a lovely castle. We were shown how she lived in the castle. How at 100+ she still walked up the front stairs, how she purchased artwork from local artists, made her cook bake a Christmas cake each year for the local public school children, how she had a picnic lunch almost every day somewhere in the local area, and how she entertained guests for dinner.
    and the walled garden, full of roses, vegetables of every kind, including about 15 different potato ...

    Bremen to Iceland: Learning by doing

    A travel blog entry by maggie360 on Aug 18, 2013

    3 photos

    ... had to wash our hands iwith avgas. It was quite humorous "washing" our hands underneath the fuel drains of the other planes in there. At some point Andrew just took off without saying a peep, so Johannes and I were left to the task of learning by doing. It's not rocket science, but we wanted to make sure we had everything put back together properly. Maggie's cowling didn't fly off en route to Iceland, so we did something right ;-) A walk through the extremely windy town of Wick on ...

    Jimmy's coastal walk: day 40

    A travel blog entry by jimmyhudson on May 02, 2013

    1 comment, 22 photos

    ... to stop walking despite the intermittent rain. I was booked into a B&B at John O' Groats. If I went any further would I just have to retrace my steps later in the afternoon, and again in the morning? Fortunately I'd picked up a bus timetable for buses between John O' Groats and Thurso which indicated that I could get back to JoG at about 4.15pm. I decided to press on. Beyond the hotel by the shore the path petered out and so ...