Cycling, Discovery, Drive & hike, Leisure Cycling, Tips & advice, Walking

Immerse yourself in a holiday in Ireland

26 Oct , 2017  

There is no doubting that Ireland has a vast number of highlight attractions and locations to visit and many traditional coach tours offer a whistle-stop journey to the best of these. But there is a lot more to enjoy and experience while holidaying in this beautiful European country if you travel by bicycle or on […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

6 Reasons to Walk the Burren Way

25 Oct , 2017  

I had the fantastic opportunity of travelling to Ireland this year which was my first time visiting this lovely country.  I travelled to the Atlantic west coast of Ireland in County Clare, which is home to the beautiful Burren coast.  The Best of the Burren Way is our new long-distance walk in Ireland and I […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Sheep’s Head Way

25 Oct , 2017  

We all love a hidden gem. To stretch our legs in a place that is off the beaten track is a joy and to be able to recommend something in advance of it becoming popular secretly gives most of us a little thrill. With this in mind, it is a pleasure to introduce you to […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Best of the Burren Way

10 May , 2017  

Cliffs of Moher

Possibly the most perfect Irish package of walking, music, history, tradition, rugged coasts, and craic. In a Nutshell Tick off the highlights of the Burren Way long distance trail on a 6 night Irish walking holiday, including the seeing the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands in Galway Bay. Distance: 85km over 5 Walking Days […]

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Discovery, Walking

Ireland or England?

18 Mar , 2017  

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we have been comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy.  Ireland v England   Ireland: Antrim Glens and Causeway Coast The Antrim Glens and Causeway Coast walking tour […]

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Discovery, Drive & hike, Walking

5 Things you need to know for a driving holiday in Ireland

16 Mar , 2017  

The Cliffs of Moher

I am just back from our fantastic Best of Ireland tour, an 8-night trip that explores southern Ireland including Dublin, Kilkenny, Killarney and Galway! This is one of our drive and hike options and although very excited to see some of Ireland’s top sights, as my trip grew closer I found myself getting slightly anxious with regards […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Walking

Adventure of the Week – The Dingle Way

15 Mar , 2017  

The Dingle Peninsula

Wild and rugged coastlines, long sandy beaches, lush green fields of wildflowers and heather, the Blanket Islands, ruined castles, archaeological monuments, warm Irish hospitality, and plenty of Guinness. In County Kerry on the southwest coast of Ireland the Dingle Peninsula is a spectacular stretch of coastline that forms the westernmost point in Europe – National Geographic Traveller once […]

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Discovery, Walking

Italy or Ireland?

10 Feb , 2017  

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we will be comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Italy v Ireland   Italy: Going Wild in Sardinia Discover Sardinia’s wild and untouched landscapes where the high […]

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Macs Adventure, Walk of the Week, Walking

Walk of the Week: The Wicklow Way

11 Jun , 2015  

As far as Irish adventures go, the Wicklow Way is one of Ireland’s most accessible waymarked walking routes, leading from the bustle of Dublin through a multitude of mountain and valley landscapes. In a Nutshell Distance: 127km Grading: Moderate Ireland’s oldest way-marked trail, pioneered by famous hill walker, J.B. Malone. Where is it? The route […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Croagh Patrick: Wear boots or be prepared to fall over.

6 Feb , 2015  

This conical/pyramid shaped Holy mountain stands out distinctly for miles around within the surrounding landscapes. At half the height of Ben Nevis, it can be climbed easily in half a day. Though the hardiest pilgrims go bare foot everybody wore footwear of all types, from boots to flip flops, on the June day we climbed […]

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