Discovery, Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Jane

27 Apr , 2017  

Meet the Team Thursday | Macs Adventure

On Thursdays we learn a bit about the people who work here at Macs Adventure. This week we meet Jane an adventurous Aussie with a fear of spiders – no wonder she left Oz – and a beautiful story to tell of love, loss and remembrance.  Tell us a bit about what you do at […]

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Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Meghan

13 Apr , 2017  

John Muir Statue in Yosemite National Park | Macs Adventure

The team here at Macs Adventure continues to grow, yup, this is a company that not only goes places but is going places too…keep an eye on the careers pages on our website for current vacancies.  Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I help the finance department with whatever they […]

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Macs Adventure

Escalator to be Installed at the Devil’s Staircase in 2019 – West Highland Way News

1 Apr , 2017  

The Devil’s Staircase is a notoriously steep and rocky section of the West Highland Way between Glen Coe and Kinlochleven, crossing the Aonach Eagach ridge. The name is pretty foreboding, but as many of our team will testify it’s not as bad as it sounds! A challenge, yes, but a really superb “I’ve made it” moment and […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

6 Great Cycling Holidays – Something to Suit Every Cyclist

31 Mar , 2017  

The world looks better from the seat of a bicycle. There’s no better way to watch the world go by than gliding along on two wheels, and travel experiences don’t get much better. If the 200th birthday of the bike in 2017 isn’t enough inspiration for you to get on that saddle, the Macs Bike […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: Romania’s Danube Delta by Bike & Boat

28 Mar , 2017  

Cycling and sailing the UNESCO world heritage site and wildlife paradise of Romania’s Danube Delta, this week’s feature adventure is a real gem for anyone interested in bird-life, or simply interested in enjoying life! In a nutshell Wildlife, wilderness, and Romanian culture & history on a bike tour and river cruise combined. Distance: 147km Cycling over […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

10 Things you Might not Know about the South West Coast Path

28 Mar , 2017  

Lulworth South West Coast Path

A true English treasure, the South West Coast Path is 630 miles of some of the finest and most iconic seascapes in Britain, with all the charm and heritage of rural England and cool coastal vibes. Here are a few fun facts about one of our favourite trails… 1. If you walk the entire 630 mile route […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

My 4 Must-Go Routes or Regions for Adventure in Spain

23 Mar , 2017  

As a bit of a travel addict, it is definitely a testament to Spain that I have returned over and over again to enjoy the vast variety of experiences and adventures on offer. Although I’ve enjoyed many attributes of this wonderful country, I still have a long list of places to visit! Here are some of my […]

#MacsMoment, Macs Adventure

7 Photos that will make you book a flight to Spain!

22 Mar , 2017  

One of the most passionate, friendly, and culturally rich countries anywhere in the world, Spain has an adventure waiting for all. With landscapes to die for, it’s no wonder the Spanish people celebrate their lands (and the bounties of food and wine it provides) so regularly. This country loves a Fiesta! The people and the […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

10 Top Tips for the West Highland Way

17 Mar , 2017  

When you undertake walking holidays in Scotland or indeed walking holidays anywhere it is always beneficial to have tips from the experts! So, here are my 10 top tips for a walking holiday along the West Highland Way: 1. Pack for inclement weather.  Walking the West Highland Way you will find that you are exposed […]

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Health & Fitness, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

These Quick Training Tips Will Get You On Your (West Highland) Way

15 Mar , 2017  

Once you’ve committed to the challenge, the 96 miles of the West Highland Way can suddenly seem like a daunting prospect, but don’t fret, the trail is non-technical, well way-marked, and very achievable for walkers of all levels. The key is to select the appropriate West Highland Way itinerary for you, taking into account your […]

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Kit Guide, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, West Highland Way

What to Pack to Walk the West Highland Way

13 Mar , 2017  

West Highland Way Views

A multi-day hike in a country which regularly boasts “four seasons in one day” can be a daunting prospect for those who love an organised suitcase! This advice and the packing list below should hopefully help you avoid panic packing an unnecessarily heavy bag and have you adventuring happy (and with everything you need). One […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice

Macs Weekend Away: A Winter Skills Adventure

12 Mar , 2017  

Winter hiking in the Cairngorms.

It was halfway through our first day on the Macs Adventure winter skills weekend in the Cairngorms when our instructor, Matt, explained the difference between type one and type two fun.  Type one is the kind of fun you enjoy in the moment. There’s a smile on your face. Type two is the kind that’s […]

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Kit Guide, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Packing Checklists: Don’t go walking or cycling without…

12 Mar , 2017  

There is no “definitive” packing list for a walking or cycling holiday. After all, everyone is different, and we celebrate difference! Our team however do have a lot of experience wrestling with suitcases, rummaging in rucksacks, and making a few packing faux-pas, so we’ve collaborated some of their top tips here. Hopefully this will give […]

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Macs Adventure, Meet the Team, Staff

Meet the Team Thursday – Fran

8 Mar , 2017  

Tell us a bit about what you do at Macs Adventure. I work in the marketing department, helping to co-ordinate email newsletters, social media activity and website content amongst other things. Could you tell us a bit about the best adventure you have been on, what made it special? I’d have to say a trip to Iceland to […]

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