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A windy day

It was blowing a gale but we brave the walk and really enjoyed the history it is the oldest castle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Handbagdjc
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Great place to build a Castle

This is not as amazing as the nearby Castle Sinclair Girnige and little remains beyond the keep... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
NeilSK
,
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice walk” (6 reviews)
“parking area” (4 reviews)
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Wick, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Handbagdjc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank NeilSK
Reviewed 2 September 2017

A good walk but not really accessible for a wheelchair. Good piece of history and well worth the walk through some meadows and up some light hills but mostly flat depending on which carpark you use

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Great place to spend a few hours. The weather was beautiful for our visit. Our New Zealand visitors enjoyed the experience.

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

its short a walk from the parking area which itself is down the end of a long dirty / rubble road but worth the trip.

Thank Dmfx22
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Worth walking near and to and in the vicinity of the Old Wick Castle. Interesting, dramatic and great for bird watching.

Thank Travelleralways1000
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great walk along the cliff top with fantastic views out to sea. The castle itself is a ruin but there's a board with information about the history of the castle and it's well worth a visit.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The history as always is interesting as was the social aspect of the castle. It was also a nice walk from the town to the castle.

1  Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A nice bit of history, but not a lot of the castle left - If you like historical ruins its worth the trip, and there are some nice sea views from the cliffs

1  Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A great little side trip for an hour or so. A tad blustery so hang onto your hat and let your imagination run riot as you go back through the centuries.

Thank FNQ C
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