Explore the Area

Make the most of your escape to Ackergill Tower, explore everything the local area has to offer.

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Dedicate a day to a true, Scottish experience. Immerse yourself in the culture, attractions, and adventures the area has to offer. Experience a Caithness Seacoast RIB Ride, or explore John O’Groats, or discover North Lands Creative Glass. Use our interactive map to help you plan your stay.

  • Ackergill Tower

    Our Luxury Highland Estate is one of the remotest, most romantic settings in the entire British Isles.

  • Wick Golf Club

    Wick Golf Club is located in Caithness, less than 10 minutes from Ackergill Tower. Established in 1870 makes it the oldest established golf club in the Highlands of Scotland and is one of the most northerly courses in mainland UK.

  • John o’ Groats

    John o' Groats lies on Britain's northeastern tip, and is popular with tourists as one end of the longest distance between two inhabited British points on the mainland, with Land's End in Cornwall lying 876 miles to the southwest.

  • Duncansby Stacks

    Two truly spectacular sea-stacks, an excellent coastal walk.

  • Wick Golf Course, Reiss

    Wick embraces everything you could ask for in a classic Scottish links course; nine holes out and nine back beside the sand dunes, undulating fairways, well-positioned bunkers and fast rolling greens.

  • Old Pulteney Distillery

    Founded in 1826 by James Henderson at the height of Wick's celebrated herring boom, the Pulteney Distillery is one of the most northerly Scotch whisky distilleries on the British mainland.

  • Dunnet Bay Distillers

    Scottish Gin & Vodka, Handcrafted with Highland Botanicals.

  • Dunnet Head & Forest

    Dunnet Head includes the most northerly point of the mainland of Great Britain, the point known as Easter Head.

  • Dunbeath Bay & Strath Scotland

    A walk with a fine variety of interest, beautiful silver-birch woodland borders the stream and the rocky gorge whilst the open moors above provide expansive views. There is a wealth of archeological remains along the way.

  • Whaligoe Steps

    Man-made stairway of 365 steps that descend to what was a naturally formed harbour between two sea cliffs - once a landing place for fishing boats. They date originally from the mid-18th century and were once used by fisherwomen to haul up the creels of herring landed at the harbour beneath.

  • North Lands Creative Glass

    One of the world’s most prestigious centres for the study and development of glass as an art form, providing excellent facilities, opportunities and inspiration to artists working with glass from all over the world.

  • Morven Hill

    The hill is classed as a Graham and, at 706 meters, its summit is the highest point in the county of Caithness.

  • Geise Farm Walk

    At Geise farm there are well sign posted and beautifully constructed paths through the woodland, heather and beside a burn

  • Air Extreme

    Most northerly high ropes course in the UK, plus zorbing available. The zorb takes 2 individuals, harnessed opposite each other while they go on the topsy turvy ride!

  • Caithness Seacoast – RIB Ride

    With Private Charter, you can travel with friends or family and choose your own destination as long as it is within their operating range. Each charter is tailored to your individual requirements. All you need is warm clothing and a sense of adventure.

  • Glenmorangie Distillery

    Glenmorangie Distillery has been producing single Highland malt Scotch whisky since 1843

  • Dunrobin Castle

    Home to the Earls and later the Dukes of Sutherland is open to tours and has a museum which you can visit

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