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Wick Riverside and Bridge
Wick, Highland © Alex Barrett

Wick Walking Tour

From £25 per adult

Departure days

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May — September

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An escorted walk around Wick and Pulteneytown including the town centre, docks and heritage area. Takes between ninety minutes and two hours. There are steps and narrow pavements on the route.

Starting either at your hotel or from an agreed meeting point in the centre of town you will be walking around the historic town of Wick and Pulteneytown.

Your will hear tales of the Vikings and Picts who were the earliest inhabitants and extraordinary stories from the times when Wick was the busiest fishing port on the east coast of Scotland.

You will stand where Lowry stood as he painted his £890,000 painting the Blackstairs, learn about the inventor of the electric clock, discover about renewable energy and admire the engineering and design skills of the prolific engineer Thomas Telford.

With the odd folk tale and murder mystery it will be a packed two hours that will leave you wnting to stay longer and discover more.

COVID-19 information

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

Contact details

Alex the Guide
1a North Murchison Street
Private Small Group (1-16)
Architecture Ghosts and Supernatural History

COVID-19 facilities

  • Advance booking essential
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • Capacity limit

Tour prices


  • £25 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour company information

Alex the Guide

Alex is your personal guide for the North Highlands. Working as an independent tourist guide, he organises bespoke tours for small groups as well as pre-configured packages using public transport or a luxury coach or minibus. Alex also offer short walking tours in Wick, Thurso and Inverness for those visitors who have a few spare hours to explore while they happen upon the area.

Opening times

May till September by arrangement

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