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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Place to shop
“Old Pulteney makes some lovely whisky some of which has won awards. With daily tours and plenty in the shop well worth a visit ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“The Wick Heritage Museum is in the heart of the Pulteneytown area, close to the Harbour. It tells of, among other things, the history of the many aspects of life during the heyday of the herring fishing industry in Wick. Allow plenty of time for a fascinating visit.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Entertainment
“this is a great trip, taking you into caves, through arches and stacks all along our stunning cliff coastline. You'll see puffins, seals and perhaps even a whale or two. It has great accessibility too, there is a host for those that have limited mobility”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Alexander Bain is a Wetherspoons pub on Market Street, Wick. It has an outside seating area and serves food all day.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“Great for celebrations - takes pride in providing Highland specialties for every kind of diner including vegetarians and vegans.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Run by volunteers, an amazing collection of historical artifacts relating to the last 150 years in Wick. Johnstone Collection of amazing photos from the fishing era. Local historians with a wealth of information run the centre and can answer any queries. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Building
“Community run organisation. Sample Caithness blended coffee, locally sourced ingredients and shop selling local crafts and produces. Next door to Pulteney Distillery”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Harbour / Marina
“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”
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Busses from Wick go to Orkney and Inverness, and nearer destinations like John o'Groats and Thurso,.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Embark on a 500 mile journey around the beautiful coast of the Highlands starting from Inverness, recently featured on TV Show The Grand Tour which praised it for some of the most stunning scenery in the world”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“The Alexander Bain is a Wetherspoons pub on Market Street, Wick. It has an outside seating area and serves food all day.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Great for celebrations - takes pride in providing Highland specialties for every kind of diner including vegetarians and vegans.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
Café
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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