Surrounded by spectacular views and scenery, Wick John O’Groats Airport is situated one mile north of Wick, at the north-eastern extremity of the mainland of Scotland.
Once a Viking settlement, the area is now better known as the home to Castle of Mey and Old Pulteney whisky distillery.
The region boasts a wide range of activities and is said to have some of the most spectacular landscapes in Scotland.
The airport remains open for oil and gas traffic, general aviation and business flights. In addition, the airport continues to provide 365 days a year cover for emergency flights.
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The remains of the Castle of Old Wick, often referred to as the Old Man of Wick, sits atop the edge of the cliffs about half a mile south of Wick Bay and overlooks the sea.
One of Caithness’s most treasured gems is Castle of Mey which has strong royal credentials. It was bought and lovingly restored by the late Queen Mother in the 1950s and it became one of her favourite places.
For trivia fans, did you know that Ebenezer Place in Wick is officially the shortest street in the world – as listed by The Guinness World Records?
To find out more information on this northerly region, visit www.caithness.org.