Guidebook for Wick from Fisherman's Cottage

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Guidebook for Wick from Fisherman's Cottage

Food Scene

local places to eat what ever your budget.
local eatery. Nice quality food, in a nice surrounding. 5 mins walk from the flat, nice riverside walk after your meal if you fancy it.
Norseman Hotel
local eatery. Nice quality food, in a nice surrounding. 5 mins walk from the flat, nice riverside walk after your meal if you fancy it.
local French Restaurant - lovely but will need to book to secure your place.
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Bord De L'Eau
2 Market St
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local French Restaurant - lovely but will need to book to secure your place.
best fish and chips in the town - 2 min walk from the flat.
Harbour Chip Shop
best fish and chips in the town - 2 min walk from the flat.
Wickers World at the harbour - lovely breakfast to set you up, or lunches, and great home baking. Slightly more expensive than Weatherspoons but much better breakfast. Walk from the flat.
Wickers World
21 Harbour Quay
Wickers World at the harbour - lovely breakfast to set you up, or lunches, and great home baking. Slightly more expensive than Weatherspoons but much better breakfast. Walk from the flat.
Awesome pizza's and quality Italian food, cooked by local Italian family. Can do a carry out or eat in.
Devitas Pizzareia
Awesome pizza's and quality Italian food, cooked by local Italian family. Can do a carry out or eat in.

Drinks & Nightlife

The Alexander Bain

Entertainment & Activities

Won awards for one of the best Whiskeys in the world. Daily tours of the distillery
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Pulteney Distillery Co Ltd
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Won awards for one of the best Whiskeys in the world. Daily tours of the distillery
Local award winning museum.
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The Wick Heritage Museum
20 Bank Row
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Local award winning museum.

Parks & Nature

Out on the Sea Coast rib boat and see our rugged coast line, rare birds, seals, dolphins and in the summer regular sightings of our Orca family.
Wick Harbour
Out on the Sea Coast rib boat and see our rugged coast line, rare birds, seals, dolphins and in the summer regular sightings of our Orca family.
Next to Rock Rose Distillery. Great for surfing.
Dunnet Beach
Next to Rock Rose Distillery. Great for surfing.

Essentials

Co-op Food - Wick
Lidl
Tesco Superstore

Sightseeing

SInclair and Girnigoe Castle is old castle ruins, with beautiful views on to the North Sea
Castle Sinclair Girnigoe
SInclair and Girnigoe Castle is old castle ruins, with beautiful views on to the North Sea
the fishermen brought the herring in to this small harbour base and women carried the herring barrels up 365 steps to the main road. Cairns of Get accross the road.
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Whaligoe Steps
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the fishermen brought the herring in to this small harbour base and women carried the herring barrels up 365 steps to the main road. Cairns of Get accross the road.
Shortest Street in the World in Guiness Book of Records
Ebenezer Place
Shortest Street in the World in Guiness Book of Records
For Gin lovers - also lovely Dunnett Beach, Dunnett Forest, Dunnett Head (most northernly point in UK), Dunnett Hotel, (welcomes dog's in their outside area).
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Rock Rose Gin
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For Gin lovers - also lovely Dunnett Beach, Dunnett Forest, Dunnett Head (most northernly point in UK), Dunnett Hotel, (welcomes dog's in their outside area).
historical - nice walk, along with 365 Steps
Cairn of Get
historical - nice walk, along with 365 Steps
Most Northern tip in UK
Dunnet Head
Most Northern tip in UK
lovely drive - take a packed lunch, or go by the bakery and go out to 365 Steps, Cairn of Get, Camster Cairns, pass Camster Wind Farm, to Loch Watten and back into Wick for 2 - 3 hour drive.
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Camster Cairns
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lovely drive - take a packed lunch, or go by the bakery and go out to 365 Steps, Cairn of Get, Camster Cairns, pass Camster Wind Farm, to Loch Watten and back into Wick for 2 - 3 hour drive.
there is paths, easy to walk, but some bits near cliffs, so children need to be looked after and dogs on leads. Great wildlife, seals, Orca's often seen from here.
Castle Of Old Wick
there is paths, easy to walk, but some bits near cliffs, so children need to be looked after and dogs on leads. Great wildlife, seals, Orca's often seen from here.
You can't come to Caithness and not go to John O'Groats. There is a nice petting farm for kids, ice cream, and a wander. You can go to Orkney or a boat trip from here. Seaview Hotel nice for a meal.
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John o' Groats
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You can't come to Caithness and not go to John O'Groats. There is a nice petting farm for kids, ice cream, and a wander. You can go to Orkney or a boat trip from here. Seaview Hotel nice for a meal.
Queen Mother's home, lovely gardens and castle. You may not even want to look around, there is a nice coffee shop, and shop that is free. There is also a wee farm for kids to visit.
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Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust
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Queen Mother's home, lovely gardens and castle. You may not even want to look around, there is a nice coffee shop, and shop that is free. There is also a wee farm for kids to visit.
The Scene used in the last series of The Crown you will pass it on your way to John O'Groats, turn down at Keiss. Great stop off for the play park for kids as well.
Keiss Harbour
1 High Street
The Scene used in the last series of The Crown you will pass it on your way to John O'Groats, turn down at Keiss. Great stop off for the play park for kids as well.
A few minutes walk down from the Flat, this was where the first bomb in Britain was dropped in WW2, killing some children. Open the gate go in a look, a nice place to sit with morning coffee.
Wick Memorial Garden
A few minutes walk down from the Flat, this was where the first bomb in Britain was dropped in WW2, killing some children. Open the gate go in a look, a nice place to sit with morning coffee.
Right next to the Memorial Garden is the Black Stairs, which was painted and made famous by LS Lowrie. (match stick men, cats and dogs :))
Blackstairs Highlandwear
31 Lower Dunbar Street
Right next to the Memorial Garden is the Black Stairs, which was painted and made famous by LS Lowrie. (match stick men, cats and dogs :))