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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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Google maps takes you down a lane full of pot holes and the castle is on a remote headland just... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Dave A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 Dave A
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

2  Thank Bioeddie
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Lovely position on dramatic cliffs overlooking the ferocious North Sea - just along past the local swimming spot on the rocks, called the Trinkie. The castle dating from 1100s when the Norsemen were in charge - but just a sad ruin now. Great photography of...More

2  Thank robbiemactours
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely walk, I would say the Castle is in ruins but it was such a nice place and lots of atmosphere

2  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a must for anyone coming to this glorious part of the world. It is a 45 minute walk from Wick, or you can get fairly close to it by car. It sits on Rocky outcrops and is introduced by a detailed board. I...More

2  Thank Seany42
Reviewed 11 October 2017

It was blowing a gale but we brave the walk and really enjoyed the history it is the oldest castle in Scotland

2  Thank Handbagdjc
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is not as amazing as the nearby Castle Sinclair Girnige and little remains beyond the keep walls. It's also a less pleasant walk which seems to pass by a military range but as you get near you are by a step sea inlet with...More

1  Thank NeilSK
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Response from Dave A | Reviewed this property |
The megan will be totally fine. The roads are all ok around Wick.