Three strides and it’s all over.
Welcome to the street that has been recognised by Guinness World Records as being the shortest in the world – it measures just six feet nine inches (2.05m) – therefore taking the average adult just three steps to conquer.
The street is in Wick, Scotland, and is occupied by one sole building – the thin end of Mackays Hotel.
Craig Glenday, left, editor-in-chief of the Guinness Book of World Records, measures Ebenezer Place with Mackays Hotel proprietor Murray Lamont. The six-foot nine-inch street sits at the thin end of the hotel in Wick, Scotland
After the hotel was built in 1883, the local council of the day deemed its thin end as a street in its own right
The hotel’s website explains the origins of the quirky street, revealing that the property was built in 1883 by the wealthy Alexander Sinclair upon his return to Scotland from America.
It says that the local council at the time instructed Sinclair to ‘put a name on the short end of…
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