Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Public donate £1m to save White Cliffs of Dover

2 Oct , 2017  

The future of the famous white cliffs of Dover on England’s south coast has been secured after a public campaign has raised £1 million in just three weeks. The bid to raise the money came about amid fears that a large area of environmentally sensitive land on the clifftops would be sold to developers. The […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

12 iconic places to see in England

21 Sep , 2017  

England offers a great mix of historic cities, towns and villages, fine heritage attractions and scenic beauty. But with so much to see and do it can difficult to know where to go and what walking holiday in England to choose. Let us give you a helping hand by picking some of our favourite highlight […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Shakespeare’s Way

20 Sep , 2017  

Every time we open our mouths, or pick up a pen, or type on a keyboard, we are paying homage to William Shakespeare. He wrote some pretty lovely plays, full of suspense, comedy and vision, but what he is not generally credited for is his contribution to the modern English that we speak. Here at […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

The South Downs and the magnificent Seven Sisters

18 Sep , 2017  

I have recently returned from a trip along the South Down’s Way. This walk exceeded all my expectations and this part of England was a delight, full of bustling market towns, traditional culture and ancient history. All this and scenery that surprised and delighted every day. Stretching for 100 miles through England’s newest national park (the […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

West is Best: Walking the Western Section of Wainwright’s Coast to Coast

5 Sep , 2017  

Devised by Alfred Wainwright and published in his book “A Coast to Coast Walk”, the Coast to Coast walk in its entirety now attracts somewhere up to 10,000 keen walkers every year. Though the full 199-mile walk spans the Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the North York Moors National Park, […]

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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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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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Macs Adventure, News, Walking

Hayley’s Coast to Coast Walk Raises Money for Tanzanian Orphanage

21 Jun , 2017  

Hayley checks her map on the Coast to Coast Walk

In 2010 Hayley Rudd visited Tanzania on a volunteer trip, where she worked with the children from Karama Orphanage and her life was transformed. Most of the kids at the orphanage are HIV positive and every year since her first visit, Hayley has taken on an epic fundraising challenge. The money she raises provides medicine, […]

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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

England or Scotland?

8 Mar , 2017  

The Peak District

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 located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. England v Scotland   England: The Peak District The first area to be designated a national park […]

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Drive & hike, Walking

England or Italy?

24 Feb , 2017  

St Michaels Mount

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 located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. England v Italy   England: Cornwall – Padstow to St Michael’s Mount The Padstow to St Michael’s […]

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Macs Adventure

Scotland or Wales?

24 Feb , 2017  

The River Wye.

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 located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Scotland v Wales   Scotland: Speyside Whisky Trail The regions of Speyside and Strathspey are home to […]

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Discovery, Walking

England or Wales?

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 located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. Wales v England   England: Devon North Coast & Exmoor Highlights Devon’s North Coast is a place brimming […]

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Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Lesser Known Long Distance Walks

3 Jan , 2017  

Whether you are heading high into the mountains or along the coast, a long distance walk is an opportunity to spend quality time with close friends or family in awe-inspiring and ever-changing scenery. Below are some popular long distance walks along with some lesser known, but equally as impressive alternatives for those people looking for a challenge. West Highland Way → Great […]

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