Cycling

The ups of a cycling holiday on the Tour de France cols

31 Dec , 2012  

One of our frequent bloggers, FionaOutdoors, reveals why she can think of nothing better than cycling mountains on a summer holiday: Until a few years ago, I had only watched in awe as the Tour de France riders pushed themselves to the limits over the cols (mountain passes) of the Pyrenees and Alps. I had never […]

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Walking

Why choose self guided walking?

28 Dec , 2012  

A short video explaining why you should choose self guided for your next walking holiday. Macs Adventure offers a huge range of self guided walking holidays in the UK, Europe and around the world.

Cycling, Mountain Biking

5 activity holidays for families in 2013

27 Dec , 2012  

Research shows that both parents and children want to spend more time outdoors. Kids say they would relish the freedom to climb trees, build dens and try new activities such as mountain biking and canoeing. Meanwhile, adults see the outdoors environment as the perfect place to enjoy quality time with their family. In 2013, why […]

Kit Guide, Walking

How to dress for winter walking

24 Dec , 2012  

Winter walking offers a whole new adventure – but it’s even more important that you dress for warmth and safety. There is a fine art to dressing for winter walking so that you remain comfortable – and safe. The first factors to take into account are rain, snow and wind. Making sure that your outer […]

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Health & Fitness, Walking

Why everyone needs a dose of ‘sunshine’ vitamin

21 Dec , 2012  

Lowering levels of Vit D has lead to a campaign for more of the vitamin to become available in the UK. But you can also walk your way to vitamin D good health. A medical expert is calling for more vitamin D in Britain. Obviously, it isn’t going to be too easy to order in […]

Health & Fitness, Walking

Why everyone needs a dose of the ‘sunshine’ vitamin

21 Dec , 2012  

A medical expert is calling for more vitamin D in Britain. Obviously, it isn’t going to be too easy to order in more sunshine (one of the main sources of Vit D) but Professor Mitch Blair reckons that more foods need to be fortified with Vit D for the improved health of the nation. He […]

Macs Adventure

Macs Adventure Festive Opening Hours 2012

21 Dec , 2012  

2012 Festive Opening Hours Sat 22nd Dec 2012 – Open 09:00 am to 17:00pm Sun 23rd Dec 2012 – Closed Mon 24th Dec 2012 – Open 09:00am to 15:00pm Tue 25th Dec 2012 – Closed (Happy Christmas) Wed 26th Dec 2012 – Closed (Bank Holiday) Thu 27th Dec 2012 – 09:00am to 19:00pm Fri 28th Dec 2012 – 09:00am to 19:00pm […]

Cycling

Top 5 luxury cycling and walking holidays for 2013

18 Dec , 2012  

A walking or cycling holiday means something different to every holidaymaker. While some can think of nothing more exciting than a high-level mountain trek with accommodation in welcoming huts, or an adventurous mountain biking tour,  others believe that a holiday should be as luxurious as possible. Surprisingly luxury and walking or cycling can combine, offering […]

Macs Adventure

Kumano Kodo Trail Video

13 Dec , 2012  

Matt talks you through what you can expect as you walk the Kumano Kodo Trail through rural Japan. If you enjoyed this video you may be interested in our walking holidays in Japan.

Cycling

My top 5 pieces of outdoor kit from 2012

13 Dec , 2012  

Oh, but where to begin with choosing my top five outdoor products of 2012? I am fortunate enough to have a job (well, one of my jobs) testing outdoor kit. Some of the products are brand-new to the market. Others I come across and like the look of and ask to test. Others are favourite […]

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Cycling

8 must-do Road Biking trips for 2013

11 Dec , 2012  

One of the fastest growing activities in the UK is undoubtedly cycling. While retailers have seen sales of bikes and kit going up in the last year or two, cycling sportives and cycling holiday tours have witnessed a surge in participants. We reckon the boom in cycling is due to a several reasons. Firstly, we’ve all […]

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Macs Adventure

Careers at Macs Adventure

10 Dec , 2012  

Great news! We are hiring again and if you would like to join our team in Glasgow and have the right stuff we would love to hear from you. Macs Adventure is a fast growing niche tour operator specialising in self guided walking, cycling and active holidays in the UK and Europe. We are looking […]

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Macs Adventure

Marketing & Communications Executive

10 Dec , 2012  

Macs Adventure is a fast growing niche tour operator specialising in self guided walking, cycling and active holidays in the UK and Europe. We are looking for an experienced product manager to join our team at Macs’ Towers in Glasgow? We offer a great working environment, excellent salary and opportunities for training and promotion. Marketing […]

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Macs Adventure

Product Manager Vacancy

10 Dec , 2012  

Macs Adventure is a fast growing niche tour operator specialising in self guided walking, cycling and active holidays in the UK and Europe. We are looking for an experienced product manager to join our team at Macs’ Towers in Glasgow? We offer a great working environment, excellent salary and opportunities for training and promotion. Product […]

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