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Crazy place to put a castle!

This was definitely a place that felt like you shouldn't be driving down the road that leads to it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Austin, Texas

When you are way up at the top of Scotland you realise that there is a lot to do and to see. It is... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Glen S
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Wick, Scotland
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All reviews parking area historic scotland coastal walk car park worth the trip amazing location easy walk well worth the visit path castle cliffs ruins scenery town history juts beauty
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank BL_adventure
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank tylerallenlewis
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank Lindsay360
Reviewed 2 October 2018

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

Thank allanmaciver
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Good for quick visit. Easy short walk from parking. Could be fun part of a coastal walk. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it.

Thank AndyB2012
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

There's not much left now and the surrounding areas and paths are dangerous. It's a long walk from the main road or a bumpy drive over potholes and gravel.

Thank Neil L
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Glen S
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Google maps takes you down a lane full of pot holes and the castle is on a remote headland just outside the town. Not much left but very evocative and worth seeing.

Thank davea540
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

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

3  Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

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

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Maria C
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Response from davea540 | Reviewed this property |
The megan will be totally fine. The roads are all ok around Wick.