Fly from Aberdeen Airport to Wick Airport, in Scotland’s Caithness and Sutherland and take-in the great outdoors in a region filled with natural beauty and history.
Described as ‘exhilarating sea tours round the fascinating east Caithness coastline’, Caithness SeaCoast certainly doesn’t disappoint! Tour-goers can see seven clearly-visible castles, immersive sea caves, close-up wildlife (such as puffins, seals and dolphins), harbours and lighthouses!
Wick Heritage Museum
For those interested in learning about the town and its history, the Wick Heritage Museum is a must. Learn fascinating facts and see great displays of historical photographs of this old fishing community through the years.
Pronounced as ‘romantically magical’ and ‘the jewel of the Highlands’, Ackergill Tower is a breath-taking castle set in stunning surroundings. This specialist lodging is perfect for a weekend away in a classic 16th century Scottish venue with all the bells and whistles included! For an extra bit of glamour, why not book your stay in the largest tree house with a bedroom in Europe!
Get on the trail of Wick’s history and visit beautiful castles. The Old Castle of Wick is the oldest in Scotland. It has a strong defence position because it is almost separated from the land. The Castle Sinclair Grinigoe was constructed in the early 15th century and is Scotland’s only castle that is listed by the World Monuments Fund. Also visit Keiss Castle which originally was owned by the Ears of Caithness.
The Pulteney Distillery is the most northerly distillery on the Scottish mainland and belongs to only a few remaining urban distilleries. It still uses traditional methods to make the whisky. Join a tour and learn everything about the distillery and its business. Thereby you also get the chance to taste the award-winning whisky.