The Cooperage

Coopering was a trade that necessarily sat alongside the fishing industry.Mather_8121_CooperageOur Cooperage was authentically set up for us by the last two working coopers in Wick and is packed with the tools and materials used.

JN22233B020_Topping up herring barrels V1In 1865 Wick had 650 coopers who turned out 230,000 barrels in a single year.