Cycling, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

In Demand: 7 UK Tours Worth Booking Early

28 Oct , 2016  

The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye

Although the UK is going through some …interesting times… at the moment we should remember that this island nation has a lot to offer. Those who have visited the UK in the past will know that the regional accents can change markedly over a short distance, that the weather can turn from beautiful to brutal in a matter […]

Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

A Wealth of Wonderful Walking in Wales

28 Oct , 2016  

Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales.

Wales is a popular destination for walkers with a great deal to offer people with a range of fitness levels and interests. Located in Britain’s south-west, the landscape encompasses a superb mix, of rolling hills, mountains, winding rivers and dramatic coastlines, as well as tiny rural villages, towns and cities. Although a relatively small country, […]

Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

The UK’s Top Tourist Destinations

28 Oct , 2016  


The UK’s many famous cities, landmarks and attractions attract millions of visitors every year. If you are planning a trip, where should you go and what are the must-see sights? Visit Britain has revealed that a record-breaking 36.1 million visitors travelled to the UK last year for a holiday.  It seems the staycation is also very strong […]

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Meet The Team Thursday: Rita

27 Oct , 2016  


This week we get to know Rita, an equine enthusiast and member of the operations team for the UK & Ireland.  Describe your role at Macs Adventure in 10 Words. I look after walking trips in the UK and Ireland. How long have you worked at Macs? I started on 15th August, so just over […]

Macs Adventure, Walk of the Week, Walking

Walk of the Week: South West Coast Path – Padstow to St. Ives

26 Oct , 2016  

Coastal Path near St Agnes

Initially the South West Coast Path was used by the coastguard to combat smugglers off the south west peninsula during the 18th Century. The coastguard would regularly check every inlet and cranny, therefore their cliff-top walk became well established. In full the path measures 630 miles long and is the UK’s longest national trail. This week we look at […]

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Sky Sports Presenter’s Coast to Coast Raises Over £150,000 for Parkinson’s UK

24 Oct , 2016  

Dave Clark Coast to Coast

Joined by Sky Sports Head of F1 Martin Turner and a team of adventurous friends and colleages, Dave Clark (Sky Sports’ darts presenter) walked Wainwright’s epic English Coast to Coast in September 2016. Dave was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2011. He planned this challenge to raise funds and awarness for Parkinson’s UK, and is champion […]

Discovery, Tips & advice

Holidays in Norway – Do’s & Don’ts

24 Oct , 2016  


Fjords, mountains, stunning nature, northern lights, incredible walks, brown cheese… the reasons to love Norway are many! And now that Macs Adventure has recently launched a series of new tours and holidays in Norway, there is all the more reason to head for the Norwegian hills. Our Norwegian trips are suitable for all interests and […]

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Cotswolds – The Perfect Getaway

24 Oct , 2016  


After spending the day walking in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside it is a treat to know that at the end of the day you get to relax and spend the night in some of the country’s best quientessential English villages. The highlight of my time in the Cotswolds was getting to spend time exploring these […]

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Meet the Team Thursday…Hilde

20 Oct , 2016  


Continuing with our Norway focus, this week we learn a bit more about our new Head of Digital Marketing and first Norwegian team member, Hilde!   Describe your role at Macs Adventure in 10 words. As Head of (Digital) Marketing I build and execute our online strategy. How long have you worked at Macs? I’ve been here […]

Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Friluftsliv: A Norwegian Philosophy

20 Oct , 2016  


Time spent in nature is considered to be extremely important in Norway. This becomes apparent when walking on a Norwegian trail where you will regularly receive a cheerful ‘hei-hei’ from a diverse range of people; from city dwellers to locals both young and old. This ingrained appreciation of, and curiosity in the outdoors is encouraged from an early age and cited as […]

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Walk of the Week: Stavanger to Bergen – Drive & Hike

20 Oct , 2016  


Many of us here at Macs Adventure have a walking bucket list: a selection of walks that we aim to complete in our lifetime. You might be wondering how a walk makes it onto a bucket list? It can be for any reason, but usually 3 words can be used to describe such walks; unique, beautiful, and […]

Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Malta & Gozo, at the Crossroads of the Med

19 Oct , 2016  


The super-yacht looks at home berthed between Fort Saint Angelo, Vittoriosa and the Vedette, Singlea. In an archipelago where Church and Cannon dominate the history and landscape, people of an independent, seagoing outlook have found their niche here – Phoenicians, Romans, Knights Templar. Straddling the crossroads of the Mediterranean, Malta boasts magnificent churches and temples that […]

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Why the Tour du Mont Blanc is a Must-Do

19 Oct , 2016  


Since Swiss geologist de Saussure first walked around the Mont Blanc Massif in 1767 the Tour du Mont Blanc has built on its reputation as one of the world’s classic treks. It’s one of our top 5 favourites at Macs Adventure (and there is a lot of competition for those top spots!). Here, our team […]

Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Mountain walking for new-comers

19 Oct , 2016  


If you aspire to the more challenging hikes of the Alps, Dolomites and Pyrenees, yet you are just at the start of your mountain walking dreams, we have some great ideas for you. Walk in the foothills Carcassonne & Cathar Trails: The walking holiday starts with two easier walks and then builds a little to take […]