How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Mackays Hotel Wick
Travel Blogs from Wick
... Ladyship, Penny, Countess of Caithness and
John Sinclair, Viscount of Thurso and Marion, Viscountess of Thurso
Alexander James Richard Sinclair, Lord Berriedale and Nicki Carlton
Sir William Sinclair and Lady Priya Sinclair
Fred Inkster U.S. Executive Director
Tom Robinson, Texas Director
Andrew Mowat and the wonderful, caring staff at the Seaview Hotel, John O' ...
... to see it in real life, as I had seen docos about it. We only had an hour so unfortunately it didn't give us much time to spend in the visitor centre, which had very interesting, interactive displays. Still, it was good to see it, the docos don't give you the feel of the surrounding environment. The Orkneys are extremely windy, and Andy told us a story about a big gale that blew all the chooks off the island, all the way to Norway. Soon after the feather ...
... the wind, few houses, the craggy inland hills covered with pink heather - it's beautiful country and in the winter it must be so cold and windswept all year round. Had difficulty getting shots from the bus because I wasn't on the sea side.
Into Wick in the early afternoon. We did not do the option offered to go out to the Castle of Mey but instead wandered along the waterfront of the town.
... off and out, we are pretty slick at getting out. With mixed emotions we set off for the final morning... Immediately straight up quite a steep hill, we chuckled at ourselves because we got up it no problem and seemed to say to one another, What hill? We felt we had come a long way as cyclist (as well as actually) because on day one we would have really noticed that hill, I definitely would have anyway. Onwards and upwards, literally upwards and upwards Noooo I had not expected ...
... is an airforce base and we could see a jet flying over us several times (must have been practicing landing and taking off) before flying far out over the north sea. Next we called into Fort George at the entrance to Moray Firth as we have been told it was a good place to see the dolphins. None today, but Jim walked to the desk for paying to enter the fort, and since it was quite a way in he managed to see alot. He said it was huge but at £8.90 each we weren't going ...