West Highland Way - 10 Days & 9 Nights10 Days & 9 Nights 4.8 Read 959 reviews
- Complete Scotland's most famous long distance trail from Milngavie to Fort William
- Enjoy camaraderie on the trail as you meet fellow walkers from around the world
- Walk from the 'bonnie banks' of Loch Lomond to the remote Rannoch Moor
- Stay at the Kingshouse Hotel with views onto Buachaille Etive Mor
- Make your proud final steps into Fort William at the foot of Ben Nevis
What To Expect
Self Guided | Go at your own pace on an independent active holiday.
Inn to Inn Walking | A classic point to point walking trip, staying in a different location each night
This trip is suitable for:
Solo Travellers, Families, First Timers
As a guide, we would suggest that the minimum age of traveller this holiday would be suitable for is: 12 Years
Ideal if you have an interest in:
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- Historical Journeys
- National Parks & Trails
- Special Occasions
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Grade & Terrain
This holiday is graded moderate overall with individual itineraries varying from easy to moderate through to moderate to strenuous. Daily walking distances vary between 7 - 21 miles. Some days will be more challenging than others and the terrain will be varied with some rough and rugged footpaths. There are ascents and descents involved so a good level of fitness will be required.
The West Highland Way is very well waymarked and easy to follow. Navigation is straightforward as you can use the Macs Adventure Smartphone App which has maps, GPS tracks and daily route information. Simply download the GPS tracks for offline use and follow the route on your phone with the assurance that navigation on this tour will be made simple and you cannot get lost.
You will find more information on downloading the app in your Macs Adventure Account.
Experience & Fitness
This route is suitable for most regular walkers of average fitness. You should train by walking some daily walks of similar daily distances to your planned itinerary.
Our West Highland Way holidays include overnight accommodation in a mixture of country inns, small hotels, guest houses and B&B’s. We have worked with many of our accommodation partners for over 10 years and have great relationships with them ensuring you receive the best attention from the moment you check in.
We carefully select your accommodation to ensure that you enjoy every minute of your stay and all offer a warm welcome to walkers, traditional hospitality and delicious local food.
We book en suite rooms as standard. If there are no en suite rooms available in an overnight location, we may book a room with shared facilities, but we will always inform you in advance if this was the case.
We will always try and accommodate you at the locations detailed in your itinerary. Occasionally, due to limited availability, there may be an option to be accommodated at an alternative location. In the unlikely event that we have to accommodate you elsewhere, we will advise you of this before confirming your booking. In this case you can change your trip dates or we can arrange taxi transfers to and from an alternative overnight accommodation (supplement payable)
Single Rooms & Solo Walkers
This holiday is available to solo walkers, although a supplement is payable. If you require single rooms within your party we would be happy to accommodate your request, although it is not generally possible to secure more than three single rooms in a party. A single room supplement is payable.
Breakfast is included each morning while lunch and dinner are not included so you are free to choose from the available options. Your accommodation may be able to provide a packed lunch on request and this can be booked on arrival. Alternatively, your guidebook includes details of local shops and convenient lunch stops on the way. Dinner is available either at your accommodation or nearby pubs and restaurants (your info pack has recommendations).
You may wish to take some extra nights along the route, either to rest or for those with plenty of energy to explore some of the other walking opportunities nearby. We recommend extra nights at:
- Rowardennan - for climbing Ben Lomond, a Munro with commanding views over Loch Lomond.
- Crianlarich - a halfway stop with options for visiting the seaside town of Oban, complete with whisky distillery, via the local train service (1hr 15 mins each way).
- Fort William - for climbing Ben Nevis (the UK's highest mountain).
- 9 Nights in hand-picked B&B’s, small hotels & guesthouses
- 9 Breakfasts
- Baggage transfer
- We include an overnight in Fort William at the end of your trip as standard
- Access to maps, GPX tracks and daily route information with the Macs Adventure smartphone navigation app
- All your trip documents provided digitally through your online Macs “My Account”
- 24/7 Emergency telephone support from our UK office
- Travel to Milngavie / from Fort William
- Taxi transfers or public transport should you need to skip a stage
- Lunches, dinners, snacks & drinks
- Personal equipment
- Travel insurance (required)
- Additional nights along the route
- Pre-tour accommodation in Glasgow / Milngavie
When To Go
The trip is available from the end of March to mid-October and while it does get very busy, we are always willing to try and get you booked in.
There are a few dates throughout the year when events in the local area will prevent us from being able to book accommodation. The following are particularly difficult to secure:
Kinlochleven – Pre 65 Trails, held every year in early May
Weather and Climate
Scotland's climate is notoriously changeable! Expect some amounts of both sunshine and rain regardless of the time of year, so always pack both waterproofs and sunscreen. July and August are usually warmest with average temperatures around 14 degrees centigrate, and highs of up to mid-twenties. Some snow may remain or even fall on the higher parts of the route in March & April, and even beyond. May has the least rainfall on average, but you would still expect some wetter days, and each year can vary greatly.
Getting to the Start
Glasgow International Airport: Located 8 miles west of the city of Glasgow, the airport is served by numerous domestic and international routes. A regular shuttle bus service runs to Glasgow city centre, and there is also a service to/from Fort William.
Prestwick International Airport: Located 30 miles south of Glasgow, Prestwick Airport is served primarily by Ryanair. A train service runs from Prestwick to Glasgow city centre and takes approx. 50 mins.
Edinburgh International Airport: Located 45 miles east of Glasgow, Edinburgh Airport is served by numerous domestic and international routes. A regular bus service runs to Glasgow city centre and takes approx. 60 mins.
Glasgow is well-served by rail from across the UK. Booking in advance secures the best fares. For information on all routes contact National Rail Enquiries.
Glasgow is served by an excellent motorway network. Long term parking is generally not available in the city centre, but unsecure parking is available in Milngavie at the start of the walk. A useful website is the RAC Route Planner.
Services from UK destinations are operated by National Express.
Services from Scottish destinations are operated by Scottish Citylink.
Getting from the End
Return transfers from Fort William to Glasgow are NOT included in the price of your holiday.
If you are returning to Glasgow we suggest the Citylink Bus (up to 8 departures daily, approx. 3 hours) or Scotrail train (one of the UK's most spectacular journeys, 2-3 departures daily, approx. 4 hours, also available for continued journey to Edinburgh).
Trains and buses also operate north to Inverness and Skye; a great website for public transport planning within Scotland is Traveline Scotland, or give us a shout to discuss extending your stay further.
We are able to offer transfer arrangements at attractive prices, for your convenience. Just give us a call to talk through your plans.
Your bags will be collected from your accommodation each day and moved onto your overnight accommodation. We ask you to limit your luggage to one bag of up to 20kg per person.
The distances and ascent/descents are approximations of the recommended routes. Please be prepared by packing all necessary items, for example, proper rain gear (jacket and pants), sun hat, sunscreen. Your information pack has a detailed equipment list which includes standard walking gear such as good walking boots or shoes, warm and waterproof clothes for the cooler months and lightweight clothing for summer, and a day pack.
At Macs Adventure we care about the environment! We’re taking action to minimize the impact we have by converting the majority of our tour documentation for online delivery.
On this tour, all your detailed tour information will be digitally delivered. You will have access to this documentation via “My Account” on our website.
It is a requirement of booking this tour with Macs Adventure that you have suitable travel insurance which covers you for the activity and emergency evacuation and hospital care.
At 98 Miles the West Highland Way is a fair distance and the higher your level of fitness the more you will enjoy the experience. Most of our itineraries involve between 5 and 10 hours walking daily so you should be comfortable walking on good tracks and paths over undulating terrain for at least 6 to 7 hours. If you currently don’t enjoy that level of fitness regular walking in hilly terrain supplemented by cardiovascular exercise for at least 6 months prior to your walk is recommended. A good gym or personal trainer will be able to draw up a personalised training programme.
If you don't overnight in Glasgow or Milngavie before beginning the West Highland Way meet our baggage transfer partners at Milngavie Rail Station at 0830-0900. They will check you in and take your bags, which will magically appear in your next overnight accommodation. Each morning, just leave your bags in the reception area and we will have them transferred to the next location. Please limit the weight of your luggage to 20 kg per bag (one piece per person).
We suggest you book as soon as your plans are finalised as the West Highland Way is extremely popular especially over April/May and July/August. However, we will always try and accommodate your plans.
You will need good walking shoes/boots (ideally waterproof), comfortable walking clothes, waterproof jacket and trousers, a daypack and hats/gloves etc. Our information pack has a list of all the equipment you will need, along with some helpful suggestions.
Traditionally May has always been the most popular time of year because, the theory goes, that the weather is better and the midges have not yet appeared. Although having walked the way in every summer month we believe any time between late March and October offers a wonderful experience.
Midges are small biting insects (much like North American gnats) which are prevalent in the summer months. They are particularly bad on still, overcast days but do not bother you if you are moving, the wind is blowing, sun is shining, it’s raining, or you are inside so as long as you carry repellent for the odd occasion you may need it they shouldn’t have any impact on your experience.
Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate walkers with dogs as many of the accommodation providers we use do not accept pets and several sections of the way are closed to dogs as they are permissive paths through farmland.
You can use public transport and local taxis to reach your next overnight stop. Full details are included in your info pack or you can call us for assistance in making arrangements.
ItineraryDay 1 Arrive in Milngavie, walk to Drymen 12 miles / 19 km
If you are not staying in Milngavie on the previous night, you will meet our luggage carriers at the train station between 8:30-9am, ready to collect your bags and whisk them away to your accommodation for the night.
After setting off from Milngavie today’s route runs through the ancient earldom of Lennox between the Campsie Fells and Blane Water. Follow a series of good paths through beautiful rural scenery to Drymen, a small and charming village. A recommended stop is the Glengoyne Distillery, where you can take a tour and enjoy a wee dram to send you on your way. Also on your way to Drymen is the Beech Tree Inn, which has a lovely garden and does great food.
Ashbank B&B is a family-run accommodation offering superior rooms in the heart of the village. Ashbank was once the home of the famous Olympian Eric Liddel whose story was depicted in the Oscar winning film Chariots of Fire.
Situated in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park, Braeside offers all that one would require for most comfortable lodging. With satellite TV, WiFi, tea / coffee making facilities and access to a fridge, these en suite rooms offer all you might need for a good night’s sleep. The hosts Colin and Scott will offer you an extremely warm welcome and are always on hand to assist.
Built to incredible standards Glenlaird B&B is situated just a short walk from the village square in peaceful Drymen.
All bedrooms at Glenlaird have tea/coffee making facilities (with fresh milk available on request), complimentary mineral water, SMART television and free WiFi access.
As you leave Drymen you start to climb towards Conic Hill, which sits astride the Great Divide, separating the highlands and lowlands of Scotland. The climb is fairly steep but on reaching the summit you can enjoy fantastic views over Loch Lomond, Britain’s largest body of freshwater covering 27 square miles. You descend a steep path towards Balmaha, which is a small village nestling in a protected bay on the shores of bonnie Loch Lomond.
Standing in the shade of a magnificent 500-year-old oak tree, this unique country Inn which was constructed from locally quarried slate. Each room has its own individual character and all of the deluxe rooms in the cottages have views towards the loch. All rooms are en-suite and are well equipped to make your stay with them comfortable and enjoyable.
Dating back from the 19th Century, Bay cottage in Balmaha offers idyllic views over Loch Lomond. All rooms are en-suite and have all the amenities you require for a great overnight stay and you will be assured a warm welcome on arrival with afternoon tea and homemade scones.
This is a beautiful but deceptively tough section. The path alternates between the loch shore and natural forest and headlands on the banks of Loch Lomond. There are numerous short steep climbs, and if you have walked all the way from Drymen you will be very pleased to see Rowardennan. That said, the scenery, forest, and birdlife are outstanding.
Situated on the rugged Eastern Shore of Loch Lomond in the magnificent Queen Elizabeth Forest, the Rowardennan Hotel has breath-taking views of Ben Lomond, Loch Lomond Loch Lomond and the mountains to the North. The hotel is a typical walker’s style property and many rooms have stunning views across the Loch.
Ben Lomond Cottage is a friendly family-run guesthouse. All rooms are en-suite and have everything you need for a great overnight stay. You are sure to receive a very warm welcome from Lucy.
Situated on the rugged Eastern Shore of Loch Lomond in the magnificent Queen Elizabeth Forest, the Rowardennan Hotel has breath-taking views of Ben Lomond, Loch Lomond Loch Lomond and the mountains to the North. The lodges are situated in the gardens adjoining the Hotel and within each you have all that you require to enjoy a comfortable stay. In the evening you can enjoy a wee dram in the Clansman bar, watching the glorious views from the marvellous beer garden, and enjoy quality hot food, also served in the bar, and made using local ingredients, and designed to give you a filling meal after a long days walk. Wifi available in hotel.
Leaving Rowardennan, the West Highland Way follows forestry roads and gently climbs high up above Loch Lomond, giving fantastic views over the water and towards the peaks of the Arrochar Alps. As you close in on Inversnaid the path narrows and becomes more undulating, passing over a spectacular bridge and waterfall as you arrive at Inversnaid Hotel.
The path from Inversnaid to the head of the loch is undulating with a generally rough surface. After passing Doune Bothy the path improves. If you are staying across the water at Ardlui, look out for the sign pointing to the little ferry (2 miles before the end of this section). Walk down to the loch shore and take the ferry across the loch. Otherwise, Beinglas Farm marks the end of your day. Leave the way and follow the signs for Inverarnan.
Beinglas Farm is situated directly on the West Highland Way at the stage of Inverarnan and is within easy walking distance of the village centre. Beinglas Farm has been awarded a three star grading from the Scottish Tourist Board.
The hotel was built as a private hunting lodge for the Colquhoun family around 1851. It was first opened as a hotel in 1886 and two years later the east wing was added, while the west wing was added by 1905. The hotel today is painted white due to the three different types of stone used to build the main building & each of the two wings.
This hotel is one of the friendliest and most intimate hotels in Loch Lomond. With 10 en-suite rooms they offer a relaxed accommodation with great views across the northern shores.
The Drovers accommodation is, shall it be said, not based on your standard hotel bedroom. It reflects the tradition and history of the building and replicates the ambience of the downstairs areas but no two rooms are in any other way similar with a mixture of styles, décor and facilities and it is their intention for that your overnight stay should be an experience!
The trail climbs out of Inverarnan beside the River Falloch towards Crianlarich. Mighty Ben More and Stob Binnean provide a fantastic backdrop to your walk, and the views back down towards Loch Lomond are first class. After Crianlarich you enjoy a period of secluded woodland walking before making your way back to the valley floor and through farmland surrounded by towering highland scenery.
Tam and Carmen will welcome you with tea/coffee and chocolate biscuits to make you feel at home. You can relax in the conservatory or make use of the log cabin which has a large TV and over 400 DVD movies at your disposal. Clifton Cottage has a lovely garden with lovely views and two decking areas.
Glengarry House is a friendly and comfortable Guest House, they have three guest rooms which all have radio alarms, TV’s, hairdryers, tea and coffee and WIFI and all the toiletries are environmentally friendly.
Tigh-Na-Fraoch is a friendly, quiet & welcoming B&B which is the first B&B in Tyndrum, only 20yds from the West Highland Way. You will be guaranteed a warm welcome on arrival with a cup of tea and some home baking. They have three perfectly appointed guest rooms & also a separate cottage with rooms which have all the amenities you will require for a great overnight stay.
Get ready for a great day of walking. The Scottish scenery is stunning and now that you are getting into your stride you will love the fast-going on military roads. Initially, you follow the valley to Bridge of Orchy, a small hamlet and sometimes used as an overnight stop. The Hotel here serves delicious meals if you fancy an early lunch. There is a steep climb as you leave Bridge of Orchy, but you are rewarded with some of the best views in Scotland (in our humble opinion). A short descent brings you to the isolated Inveroran Hotel.
Inveroran believe that coming to visit the hotel should be a very special experience for everyone and they have done their best to retain the atmosphere of the 19th century inn throughout the modern hotel and offer great food, great hospitality and comfortable rooms.
The Bridge of Orchy hotel welcomes guests with personalised service, imaginative Scottish cuisine and an intimate atmosphere. The hotel’s personalised service and ‘can do’ approach is seen in their bedrooms and throughout the hotel and a real home-from-home feel is their priority.
Stance Cottage B & B is aimed at people who love the outdoors! Accommodation available is two twin beds with en-suite shower rooms. Each is equipped with a variety of toiletries incl. shampoo and shower gel, drying cabinet for wet outdoor clothes and boots, tea/Coffee making facilities, fluffy white face, hand, and bath towel, hairdryers, TV with Freeview, DVD player (variety of DVD’s available)
Stance Cottage is situated on the old drover’s route from Fort William to the south. The drovers would stop in Bridge of Orchy and pay to ‘stance’ their cattle/sheep in the stance below the cottage. Over the last 150 years a shed or barn has continuously stood beside the cottage. These have been demolished and re-constructed several times since the cottage was built, and each have been used for many different functions, including the storage of hay and livestock. Stance Cottage is once again a welcome haven for people on a journey.
This is our favourite section of the West Highland Way. Leaving Inveroran you skirt Loch Tulla and then join the military road across Rannoch Moor, a wonderful, lonely and exposed place that was once covered by a giant icecap and is today covered in a bog. There is no shelter and in bad weather, it can be exposed, whilst in good weather, Rannoch Moor is simply inspiring. The 17th century Kings House provides great views of Buachaille Etive Mor, Scotland’s most photographed mountain.
Kingshouse Hotel sits in splendid isolation on the wild Rannoch Moor with arguably Scotland's best view of Buachaille Etive Mor.
The Kings House Hotel is centred around a 17th century Inn, believed to be one of Scotland's oldest licensed establishments. The original building was used after the Battle of Culloden in 1745, as a barracks for troops of George III, hence the name Kings House. The building has now been altered considerably over the past century and has now been redeveloped, refurbished and transformed to the highest standard. All rooms are comfortably decorated and have all the amenities you require for a comfortable night’s stay. There is also a drying room for those rainy days. The location of the Kingshouse Hotel could not be better and the view across to Buachaille Etive Mor has to be one of the most stunning vistas in all Scotland!
Heatherlea is a cosy B&B comprising of a comfortable lounge with log burner and a dining area with views across the garden. We have comfortable and welcoming bedrooms and there is something to suit all guests. We also have a drying room for all your wet clothing & boots after a long days walk!
They are a family run, three-star, Scottish Tourist Board guest house situated right next to Glencoe Village at the foot of Glencoe itself, Strathassynt Guest House offers a home away from home in the Scottish Highlands.
From Kingshouse you follow an old military road to Altnafeadh, which gives great views of the famous ‘weeping glen’ and site of the Glencoe Massacre in 1692. Then you zigzag up the Devil’s Staircase to the highpoint of the West Highland Way at 548m, which gives stunning views towards Ben Nevis, given clear weather. From here you wind our way down into the pretty little town of Kinlochleven, marking the end of a very pleasant day on the trail.
Allengrange is a small family run bed and breakfast with 5 bedrooms. It is located at the head of Loch Leven and is surrounded by Mamore and Munro mountains.
Alt-Na-Leven guest house is well situated in the centre of Kinlochleven.
The Highland Getaway has wonderful accommodation that is clean, comfortable and perfect for relaxing after an adventurous day on the West Highland Way. The Highland Getaway Restaurant is the perfect place to start your day with a hearty breakfast or to unwind in the evening with a tasty meal or nightcap after a day of exploring the highlands.
The initial sharp climb out of Kinlochleven is worth it for the fantastic views it brings, and once over the top, you follow a wonderfully remote valley past deserted sheilings towards Fort William. Enter a beautiful area of cultivated forest and follow a narrow winding track into Glen Nevis. Towering ahead is Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain, and you follow a wide forestry road down to the Visitors Centre. The final two miles are along the Glen Nevis road, bringing you to the official end of the West Highland Way at the main street of Fort William, where your adventure comes to a close.
Dora welcomes you with open arms to her beautiful guest house - Myrtle Bank. Overlooking Loch Linnie and just a short stroll from the town centre Myrtle Bank is a wonderful place to relax at the end of the West Highland Way.
Ardblair is in a stunning location overlooking Loch Linnhe and the attention to detail throughout the house is what gives this Fort William B&B its edge. All rooms are en-suite and have all the amenities you require for a comfortable night’s stay. There is WiFi access in all the rooms.
Mulroy B&B is in central Fort William, only two minutes from the High Street but removed from the hustle and bustle, providing wonderful views of Loch Linnhe and the Ardgour Hills. Both en-suite rooms offer complimentary toiletries, free wi-fi and hospitality trays with home baking.
After breakfast your trip on the West Highland Way has come to an end. From Fort William we recommend you take the West Highland Line rail journey (3 hr 45 mins) back to Glasgow on one of the country’s most scenic train rides. Alternatively, speak to the team about your needs to get a quote for private airport transfers to Glasgow (2hr 15 mins) or Edinburgh (2hr 45 mins) airports.
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West Highland Way Video Diary
Dan, our resident wildlife expert, took to the West Highland Way and recorded his whole journey. This video shows you the full route, from the starting point in Milngavie, through all the points of interest, to the finish in Fort William. Dan points out some interesting things along the route that you shouldnt miss, but this is not a video laden with spoilers. Every journey on the West Highland Way is different, dictated by the weather, the people you meet and the chance encounters with wildlife (human and otherwise!) Get a taste of what is in store on the West Highland Way with Dan.
The West Highland Way
For an oversight of the West Highland Way, its history, its logistics and how it feels to walk, this is the video for you. Ewan discusses some of the finer points of walking the route, with the background of Loch Lomond, shows how the baggage transfer works and how easy Macs Adventure make walking the West Highland Way.
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Three of the best summer walking bootsIf you are looking for new hiking boots for the summer trails, here a ...
10 things you might not know about the South West Coast PathA true English treasure, the South West Coast Path is 630 miles of so ...
What to Pack to Walk the West Highland WayA multi-day hike in a country which regularly boasts "four seasons in ...
How to Get Fit for a Walking Holiday in 2017Walking is one of the easiest and most accessible ways to get fit – a ...
Our Top 5 Areas of Outstanding Natural BeautyThere are 46 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in the UK whi ...
The best of the Scottish islandsScotland is home to dozens of islands, located off the coast of the m ...
16 things to know about the UK’s trig pointsThis year, on April 18, marks the 80th anniversary of the first trig ...
What to pack for your first walking holidayYou have booked you first self-guided walking holiday – and now you a ...
15 reasons to walk the Pennine WayKnown as the “backbone of England”, The Pennine Way is a superb walki ...
Sore Feet: Proud Walkers of the West Highland WayOne of the most popular West Highland Way photo opportunities is at t ...
Getting to the Alta Via- An Adventure in itself!The Dolomites is not the easiest European mountain range to reach-unl ...
What to pack for the Alta Via 1I recently undertook the challenging Alta Via 1 trek through the stun ...
Where to go your Walking Holidays in November!To most, November doesn’t exactly shout out ‘holiday time!’. However, ...
Exploring the Isle of SkyeMany people have said that the Isle of Skye is one of the most beauti ...
Kit review: Merrell Allout Blaze Sieve walking sandalsWe blogged about whether to choose walking boots or shoes for summer ...
Should I buy walking shoes or boots?Most outdoors retailers stock a huge range of walking shoes and boots ...
A first look at the New Hebridean WayScotland’s Outer Hebridean islands are a popular destination for both ...
10 great birdwatching appsMost people now have access to a smartphone or tablet on holiday, whi ...
Top tips for packing light for a walking holidayHow many times do you get to the end of a holiday only to find that y ...
How to avoid blisters on a walking holidayIf you are worried about blisters from walking boots while on holiday ...
The Best Places to Walk in OctoberAs the days get shorter and the air a bit chillier in the Northern He ...
Minshuku and Ryokan - Traditional Japanese accommodationsDuring a walk on the Nakasendo Trail, Kumano Kodo Trail or some other ...
Walking in Japan - the Nakasendo or the Kumano Kodo Trail?Here at Macs Adventure we offer two fantastic walking holidays in Jap ...
How to get rid of midges in Scotland: Best midge repellent and protectionIt’s summer in Scotland and as well as the beautiful weather, incredi ...
The 5 Best Places to Walk or Hike in JulyAt Macs Adventure we believe in making the most of every season (and ...
Is the first day of the French Way Camino the hardest?Having walked the final stretch of the Camino from Sarria to Santiago ...
Outdoors access in England and ScotlandThe UK offers a superb outdoors playground and plenty of freedom to w ...
Camino Guide Part 3: Which Pilgrimage Route? - Camino FrancesPART 3: WHICH ROUTE SHOULD I TAKE Summary Primarily the Camino Fran ...
Gear review: Walking polesThe range of walking poles for sale is impressive, from budget prices ...
The benefits of walking polesMany walkers swear by them, while others swear they are a nuisance. W ...
A guide to walking the Great Glen WayStretching 79 miles through some of Scotland’s most magnificent sce ...
Five of the best winter walking bootsWalking in winter often requires a rethink on clothing, boots and kit ...
Five of the best walking socksThere are hundreds of different types of walking socks on the market. ...
Best holidays for beginner walkersAre you keen to walk further afield and travel to new places? Do you ...
How to dress for winter walkingWinter walking offers a whole new adventure – but it's even more impo ...
Guide to buying a waterproof jacketWhatever the season, and wherever you’re walking, you’ll need a good ...
Why autumn is a great time to go walkingBright blue and sunny skies; crisp, frosty ground; trees painted in b ...
Benefits of baselayers for walkers and cyclistsPeople talk about baselayers, especially people who enjoy walking and ...
Great alternatives to the Cotswold Way!A walking holiday in the Cotswolds should not to be missed. Choose th ...
How many days to walk the Cotswold Way?The Cotswold Way explores the quintessential English countryside of t ...
What to Pack for the Coast to Coast WalkWhen undertaking any long-distance walking holiday, one of the major ...
7 of the best places to stay on Coast to Coast WalkThe Coast to Coast walk has become a huge favourite of Macs Adventure ...
Top Tips on Travelling to the Coast to Coast WalkThe Coast to Coast walk is one of the most popular walking holidays i ...
How fit do you need to be to climb Kilimanjaro?Climbing Kilimanjaro is graded strenuous and you should be in good ph ...
4 Alternative Walks to the West Highland WayFor obvious reasons, the West Highland Way is one of, if not the most ...
What to Pack for the West Highland Way?Sitting in front of your bags thinking what to pack for a trip on the ...
Skipping a Section on the West Highland WayAt 96 Miles, the West Highland Way can be as challenging as you want ...
Kilimanjaro Climb Diary - Summit DayDay 6: Kilimanjaro Climb: Summit Day: Barafu Camp: 4600m to Uhuru Pea ...
A Safari Less Travelled - ScotlandPart of the Macs Adventure team since 2010, Dan Greenwood is a passio ...
Experience The Magic Of Skye In Style With The ExpertsOur new for 2019 trip the Best of Skye In Style is a culmination of o ...
Adventure Of The Week: The Arran Coastal WayLooking back over all that we have written about, it came as a big sh ...
Adventure Of The Week: The Alta Via 1In Italy’s Dolomites range, soaring limestone towers reflect the gold ...
One "Appy" Macs Customer!When going on any holiday you would expect paper copies of your stay, ...
Adventure Of The Week: The West Highland WaheyThis is a special edition of Adventure of the Week. Normally we try t ...
Adventure of the Week: Queen Charlotte TrackNew Zealand is a country on every adventure-seeker’s agenda. The Quee ...
A Safari Less Travelled - England's South West CoastDo you believe in coasts? Well, I certainly do, and I hope that you ...
40 Miles In One Day For Glasgow Children's HospitalYou might have saw our recent post’s about our “West Highland Wahey” ...
Adventure Of The Week: Classic Walks Of Gran ParadisoAlpine mountain trails arguably provide the greatest scenery. With th ...
Adventure of the Week: Great Glen EscapeSometimes, great adventures come in small packages. The Great Glen Wa ...
Adventure of the Week: Nakasendo Trail, Tokyo, Kyoto, Mount Koya & NaraSome trips are a relaxing meander through town and country, taking in ...
Hiking in Style - You're Worth it!Last week I was lucky enough to go on our Walking the Catalan Coast i ...
How To Avoid The Perils Associated With Ticks?While I am a huge fan of all things wild and wonderful and tend to sp ...
The Safari Less Travelled – A Rare Find?You are heading out in the direction of Holy Isle, your last leg on t ...
Great Glen Escape - Monster Hunting on FootYou’ll be hard-pressed to find something more quintessentially Scotti ...
Adventure of The Week: Bavarian Alps: Hiking the Salt TrailOvertoursim is something that we are hearing about more and more.With ...
Active Travel in Portugal - Where Should I Go?Portugal is a country that hides in plain sight. Overlooked by many a ...
Sao Miguel: Azores Green Island - Europe's Best Kept Secret?Sao Miguel, the largest of the Azores archipelago, is a mere blip in ...
Seven Reasons to Visit the Basque CountryThe Basque Country stretches over France and Spain and is a region st ...
Everything You Need to Know About Walking The Rota VicentinaThe Rota Vicentina is a network of routes spreading throughout south- ...