Picture of the Pilot House, a landmark on the Wick Walking Tour

Wick Walking Tour

A Special Location on the North Coast 500 If you are looking for things to do in Wick while travelling through the North Highlands, perhaps on your trip around the North Coast 500, a perfect way to spend a couple of hours is on the informative and enjoyable Wick Walking Tour. We will meet at …

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Brahan Seer Monument

The Brahan Seer

Every country has had its prophets: Greece its Cassandra, Rome its Sybils, England its Nixon, Wales its Robin Ddu, and the Highlands their Kenneth Oaur … The predictions, say the good wives, have been fulfilled, and not a single breach in the oracular effusions of Kenneth Oaur. The words of the English writer Thomas Pennant …

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The North Highland Line

Inverness The railway line from Inverness to Thurso and Wick in Caithness is the northernmost railway in the British Isles, and it is my preferred route in and out of home in Wick to the big city of Inverness some one hundred and twenty-five kilometres (somewhat less than eighty miles) away as the crow flies. …

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