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This was definitely a place that felt like you shouldn't be driving down the road that leads to it. Dirt road past a few houses, lots of potholes, a barn, and then a castle ruin! Very windy but a very cool place to visit. The...More
stunning place, wonderful sea views and great walking trails. A bit south from the old wick castle (maybe a kilometer) are some of the most beautiful sea stacks in the region! Definitely go, and remember you're close to the edge of the cliff most of...More
The old castle is worth a look however the real appeal to me was its amazing location on a rock promontory. Path from the parking area was boggy and the boardwalk and fencing to the castle is in disrepair.
You need to make an effort to come and see this ruined castle. The castle is sign posted from Wick and eventually you reach a car park. Then you have a good cliff top walk out to the ruin, the path is way-marked and the...More
When you are way up at the top of Scotland you realise that there is a lot to do and to see. It is in fact a micro climate up there where the weather changes suddenly. The castle itself is a ruin but the history...More
The location of these castle ruins is more impressive than the ruins themselves. That being said, the location is really impressive. It sits on a piece of land that juts into the ocean with inlets on each side about 40 or 50 feet down. There's...More
The words inscribed into the stone of this castle says Herlots Hospital 1874. However the scenery around here matches any around this part of the country. The castle itself is well worth the visit if only to take in the surroundings