Castle Sinclair Girnigoe, Wick

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  • We went by foot with my boyfriend last year in October for our anniversary and the castle with its views and atmosphere was amazing and we are so pleased that we did that walk  more »
  • Great visit after a walk down a wet track after rain. But that added to the mystique of the old ruins of the two castles which have such a violent history under Clan Sinclair. Set on dramatic coastal ...  more »
  • This is worth the little walk to see the ruins. Even better at night when the northern lights are on display! Very quiet location so you will more than likely have the sights to yourselves.  more »
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  • Short walk to these stunning cliff top ruins. Very interesting to walk around, dogs must be kept on leads though around the castle as they could easily disappear over the edge. It looks equally stunning on sunny days or in wild weather. Plenty of free parking with a donations box to help with upkeep. You can extend your walk along the cliffs and around Noss Head. Well worth a visit.
  • Markedly busier than a few years ago it's easy to see that Sinclair Girnigoe castle is proving to be a hugley popular tourist attraction on the NC500 route. With good parking, access and interpretation it just goes to show what a difference a little infrastructure can make to bring an old ruin to life.
  • Really nice castle ruins. There was a plan to do renovations but they probably ran out of money, the scaffolding looks like it isn't in use for quite some time. Still nice to visit this castle!
  • Loved just imagine what it was like in its hayday
  • Absolutely stunning castle. I thought I had read somewhere that this was closed out of peak season (we went in November) so we intended on just getting close to take photos. What we found was it is done in such a way that doesn't require staff, with open grounds and information boards that made the visit much more enjoyable.
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