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Wick is a town in the northeast of the Scottish Highlands.

The Bridge of Wick

Get in[edit]

By air[edit]

Wick has a small airport (Wick John O' Groats) to the north of the town, which has direct flights from Aberdeen and Edinburgh with Flybe and Eastern Airways

By train[edit]

Wick is situated at the end of the Far North railway line, with 2 or 3 services daily to/from Inverness, taking about 4 hours.

Get around[edit]

Map of Wick (Scotland)


  • 1 Wick Heritage Museum, 18-27 Bank Row, Lower Pulteneytown. Easter - Oct: Mon - Sat 10am to 3.45pm.
  • 2 Castle of Old Wick (1 mile south of Wick), +44 1667 460232. Unstaffed - always open. Ruins of castle dating from 1100, in a stunning location on a narrow promitory
  • 3 Cairn o'Get (6 miles south of Wick, near Whaligoe.). Unstaffed - always open. 5000 year old burial tomb
  • 4 World's Shortest Street, Ebenezer Place (near he bridge at the corner of River Street and Union Street). A street that is 6ft 9in (2m) long. Ebenezer Place, Wick on Wikipedia Ebenezer Place (Q2344439) on Wikidata


Whaligoe Steps
  • 1 Climb the Whaligoe Steps (6 miles south of Wick, near the village of Ulbster). Descend 365 steps to a harbour created in the early nineteenth century Whaligoe on Wikipedia Whaligoe (Q7990558) on Wikidata






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Routes through Wick
John O'Groats  N UK road A99.svg S  HelmsdaleInverness

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