Discovery, Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

My Top 5 Coastal Walks in the UK

29 Aug , 2017  

st ives, cornwall

Everyone at Macs Adventure gets the opportunity to head out onto the trails and test out our trips. We go to make sure the directions and route notes are correct, that the accommodation we use is clean, comfy and friendly and most importantly, we get a break from the office, to connect to nature and […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

10 must-see Scottish views

25 Aug , 2017  

Scotland might be small but it packs in a hugely diverse landscape including fabulous coastlines, rolling hills, wild moorlands, majestic mountains, atmospheric forests and all kinds of natural wonders in between. The very fact that it is a small country means it’s also easy to access a wide variety of countryside locations, especially if you […]

#MacsMoment, Macs Adventure, Walking

Scotland: The Best of #MacsMoment

25 Aug , 2017  

Our #MacsMoment contest encourages our adventure lovers to share the best moments of their travel experiences, to inspire adventure in others. Travelling on foot or by bike is the best way to experience the world up close and personal, and enjoy uplifting moments, funny moments, scenic moments, challenging moments, and much more! Scotland is one […]

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Adventure of the Week, Drive & hike, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Walking & Wildlife on Mull and Iona

23 Aug , 2017  

I normally try to write nice, balanced articles for the Adventure of the Week, but this time I am going full bias! If you are looking for an adventure in the most beautiful place on earth, then look no further! In a nutshell Walking & Wildlife on Mull and Iona lets you explore three of […]

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Drive & hike, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Favourite Finds on the North Coast 500

21 Aug , 2017  

Torridon Walks

Scotland’s Northern Highlands are perhaps the wildest, most dramatic cross-section of the entire country, and the now-famous North Coast 500 road trip provides direct access to this remote landscape. If you happen to be experiencing the route on a drive and hike tour, you’ll find your itinerary packed full as you attempt to artfully balance the […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Kit Guide, Tips & advice, Walking

6 top photo editing apps for smartphones

18 Aug , 2017  

In recent years, smartphones have replaced point-and-shoot cameras for many people – and especially when taking photographs on holiday. It’s easy to understand why the phone camera has become the gadget of choice. Phones are small, easy to carry around and since most people have one for communicating and accessing the internet, it seems obvious […]

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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Adventure of the week – Amsterdam to Bruges Bike and Boat

16 Aug , 2017  

Relaxing adventure? Surely this juxtaposition is impossible.  How can you relax and have an adventure at the same time? Well, bike and boat trips allow you to explore areas that you may not have thought about previously, but entirely at your own pace, with the knowledge that your floating hotel is following you all the […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure

Exploring the Danube by Bike and Boat

15 Aug , 2017  

I’ve been on a couple of cruises before, from ones with several thousand people on board and ships that are the size of small town with full amenities, to small sailing trips on boats with bunk beds and just about enough room in the galley/living area to stretch your arms out both sides. I’ve also […]

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Camino, Discovery, Walking

9 movies to inspire a trip to the wilderness

11 Aug , 2017  

Big screen films can evoke many emotions, such as excitement, anticipation, poignancy and longing, or a mix of all of these. But we think some of the best movies are the ones that inspire you to go out and do something different. Here we reveal 9 films to motivate you to get into the wild […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Kungsleden

9 Aug , 2017  

Sometimes we get the urge to disappear into the wilderness, to get away from the trappings of modern life for a while. This is possible in many places near where we all live, however, we are still connected in some small way.  If you truly want to get out in the wild, then the Kungsleden […]

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Macs Adventure, Mountain Biking, Trekking, Walking

Top 5 Wilderness Adventures

9 Aug , 2017  

pale blue lake sits in serene natural settings

Getting away from it all is something that we all need from time to time. Modern life fills our brains up with so much stuff, that it is necessary to just disappear into nature for a while and let your mind drift. But what if you really wanted to get away from it all, away […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

Walking in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

4 Aug , 2017  

I had the pleasure of enjoying three days walking through the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park in July and with Yorkshire Day kicking off August I wanted to reflect on my time there. Walking from Kirkby Stephen to Keld allowed me to cross into the Yorkshire Dales National Park and see the difference in scenery […]

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Bags & Rucksacks, Cycling, Kit Guide, Tips & advice, Walking

A guide to holiday luggage solutions

4 Aug , 2017  

With so many styles and sizes of suitcases to choose from, how do you know if you are packing the right one for your walking or cycling holiday? This is a guide to the right suitcase for a holiday, where you will enjoy having luggage transferred between your accommodation. What size? The first thing to […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

5 Things We Love About Yorkshire

1 Aug , 2017  

Happy Yorkshire Day everyone.  While many of you may not be aware that this is the national day to celebrate the joys of Yorkshire, we are here to give you some insight into why we love this historic county of England so much. 1. Food   While we all are aware of the sumptuousness of […]

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