Split by the river Wick on the Estuary in the North East of Scotland. On the South side of the river is Pulteneytown the heart of the fishing industry where Wick harbour is located. Wick has a busy shopping centre. Wick was thought to originate in a viking settlement the name coming from the norse word VIK meaning bay.
Caithness is well known as a flat and fertile county renowned for it's big skies, magnificent cliffs and seascapes.
The town is on the main highway linking John o 'Groats with southern Britain the A99-A9. Wick International Airport is fully operational and has much to offer. The railway links to the south. Wick is really accessible considering at one time you could only access it via the harbour.
Located in one of the most beautiful places in Scotland Wick has much to offer to traveler's. There is walking, fishing, golf and many outdoor activities. There is a warm welcome in the hotels, guest houses and bed & breakfasts, there is good self catering available. There are a number of pubs, cafes and restaurants.
There is a good mix of Victorian and other era properties in the region offering affordable property.
The employment and jobs in the area are in tourism, fishing and agriculture.