Self Guided Walking Holidays & Cycling Holidays

Tour Styles & Themes

Are you a history buff, an avid bird watcher or looking to escape to the sun?  At Macs Adventure, we have a wide range of holidays and are able to offer many different tour styles to suit your interests.

Perhaps you would prefer a tour immersed in gourmet food and wine, history, culture, or, a trip that is family-friendly, whatever your interests are, as a tailor-made tour operator, we are able to build a unique holiday with the features you are looking for. Contact one of our Destination & Adventure Specialists as they will happily listen to your ideas and build a unique experience with an itinerary suited to you.   

Our tour style icons should give you a better idea of what to expect on your trip. Our holidays display the icons above the tour name in the Holiday Finder. To read the tour style description, simply hover your mouse over the icon.  Alternatively, you can visit this page for a full description of our tour styles. 



walking.jpgLace up your walking boots as you embark on a walking holiday. We offer a wide range of walking tours ranging from easy to strenuous.


cycling.jpgExplore the UK and Europe on two wheels. Our cycling tours range from suiting beginner cyclists to adventure enthusiasts looking for a challenge.


Camino_or_Pilgrimage.jpg  Our Camino tours are more than just a simple walk; what makes the Camino special are the fellow pilgrims you meet, the special places you visit, the stories you share and the challenges that you overcome.

Mountain Biking

mountain-biking.jpg  Looking for a challenge?  We offer some of the best Mountain Biking holidays in the world on world-class trails. Our tours are made for Mountain Bikers, by Mountain Bikers.

Trekking / Climbing

trekking-climbing.jpg  Keen walker looking for a challenge?  Our tours offer some of the most challenging treks and climbs in the world. Get ready to put in physical work on tough (& rewarding!) climbs including Kilimanjaro and Everest, leave the rest of the details to us. 

Drive & Hike

drive-and-hike.jpg  Includes driving routes between wonderful walking locations. Ideal if you want options for daily walks, and you can pack as much kit as you like!

Bike & Boat


 Our self-guided bike and boat tours are tailor-made for you by a local specialist. You will stay on a comfortable river barge, your floating hotel for the duration of the trip, which means no packing and unpacking as your cabin follows you along the cycle route!

Multi Activity

multi-activity.jpg  Get up close and personal with your destination as you participate in many activities including walking, climbing, cycling, and sea kayaking! Multi Activity tours are a great way to see all areas of a country, you will be entertained and active from start to finish.


self-guided.jpg  A self-guided holiday gives you the flexibility to choose your travelling companions, preferred itinerary and travel dates. Set your own pace; a self-guided holiday can't be beaten for value, experience and enjoyment.

Private Guided

private-guided.jpg  Enjoy the benefits of a private guided holiday as you gain insight from a  knowledgeable expert, hear personal stories, visit the best places to see, and relax as you receive recommendations and support from a local guide. 

Small Group Guided

small-group-guided.jpg  Our Small Group Guided tours offer the expertise of a local guide. While touring in a small group, you can enjoy the guide's full attention as they will be more than willing to show you around and answer all of your questions.

In Company (Self Guided Group)

small-group-guided.jpg  Looking for a travel companion?  Our In Company tours offer the flexibility of a self-guided tour and allow you to meet and enjoy your tour with like-minded travelers.  The people you meet whilst traveling often become the best of friends.

In Style/Luxury

in-style.jpg  For those who enjoy the finer things in life, or are celebrating a honeymoon or anniversary, we offer tours that feature luxurious accommodation, ranging from four-star hotels, castles to beautiful guest houses. Enjoy a glass of wine by a roaring fire, and indulge in gourmet food as you treat yourself to an In Style holiday.


family.jpg  Looking to escape with the children? We offer a wide range of family-friendly tours with suitable distances for children and featuring fun stops along the way.   

National Trail

national-trail.jpg  Many of our trips are along the long distance National Trails offering some of the best landscapes in the world.  The UK alone has 15 National Trails; why not start ticking them off your list?

Bird Watching

bird-watching.jpg  Relax on our wide range of tours that offer peace and prolific bird watching.  From the Algarve in Portugal to the Scottish Islands, these range of tours are sure to engage any avid bird watcher. 


wildlife.jpg  Get up close and personal with the wild on our wildlife tours.  Encounter the prolific sea life of whales, dolphins and basking sharks or look above and watch soaring eagles.


nature.jpg  All of our tours offer stunning landscapes and seascapes on some of the best walking and hiking trails in the world.  Many of our tours in particular, are home to beautiful flora, fauna and foliage to delight any nature lover's senses. 


history.jpg  Several of our tours focus on the history of the country we are visiting.  Immerse yourself in the history as you choose one of our tours offering a world heritage sight or location.  From Hadrian's Wall to visiting cities of Edinburgh to Florence, we offer many tours surely to meet to any history buff's needs.


culture.jpg  Our culture holidays offer an experience of new places, people, and panorama.  Many of our tours await the cultural adventurer looking to immerse themselves into new and exciting sights and sounds. 


gourmet.jpg  Nothing goes together like walking, wine and good food. Our Gourmet tours offer food, wine and activity holidays showcasing the very best food and drink of the region that you are walking through.



 Some of our tours are in the finest wine countries.  Fancy cycling through a vineyard? How about staying in one? For all of you wine connoisseurs, our wine tours are sure to be an unforgettable holiday.  


photography.jpg  Although all of our tours offer spectacular views, landscapes and stunning scenery, there are many tours in particular that photographers are sure to get the brilliant shots they are looking for.


video.jpg  Our Destination & Adventure Specialists have traveled all over to experience the countries and regions of the tours we offer.  We are proud to have video footage on many of our tours, and hope you enjoy viewing a glimpse of what to expect on your holiday. 


 tailormade.jpg As a tailor-made tour operator, we have the ability to organise your tour to suit your time and interests.  We can arrange your tour to start on the date that works for you as well as the length of time.  Our Destination & Adventure Specialists are experts in listening to your ideas and building your adventure.

Special Interest

special-interest.jpg  Are you a whisky enthusiast? Dream of seeing the Northern Lights?  With our wide range of tours, we cater to many special interests including archaeology, geology, and many more. 


sunshine.jpg  We can all benefit from a little extra Vitamin D. You simply cannot beat a day walking or cycling with the sun shining down on your face.  We offer tours year round that will allow you to escape the winter blues and also stay close to home, when the weather is right.

Book self-guided walking holidays and cycling holidays with Macs Adventure. Explore Europe, the UK and the rest of the world and find out why thousands of people trust us to arrange their perfect self-guided adventure.

Get In Touch

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+44 (0)141 530 5464

+1 -844-858-0740


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