Macs Adventure

West Highland Way: The best moments of 2019

24 Sep , 2019  


Scotland’s favorite hiking trail, the West Highland Way, is a 96 mile adventure on foot from the edge of Glasgow’s urban sprawl into the wild Highlands, and onward to the west coast of Scotland in Fort William. Each year we organize thousands of walkers’ trips on the West Highland Way, and encourage our hikers to […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

One “Appy” Macs Customer!

17 Jul , 2019  

West Highland Way

When going on any holiday you would expect paper copies of your stay, maps, guide books, vouchers, the works. However, the clever team at Macs have designed a digital app for your cell phone that even the technically challenged will feel software savvy using this app, trust me! They are moving with the times, saving […]


Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

When is the best time to hike the West Highland Way?

18 Apr , 2019  

West Highland Way

Scotland’s most famous long-distance walking route can be hiked throughout most of year. Thanks to the mild spring and fall Highland climate, walking season tends to start early and push late into the fall. Though the “best” season is inevitably going to be the exact time period that you’re free to do the trek, there […]


Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

10 Top Tips for the West Highland Way

30 Jan , 2018  

When you undertake walking holidays in Scotland or indeed walking holidays anywhere it is always beneficial to have tips from the experts! So, here are my 10 top tips for a walking holiday along the West Highland Way: 1. Pack for inclement weather.  Walking the West Highland Way you will find that you are exposed […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

How Many Days to Walk the West Highland Way?

4 Sep , 2017  

The West Highland Way’s 96-mile trail is a great balance between challenge and reward no matter how many days you choose to spend walking. The most important thing is to tailor the challenge to suit you best by identifying the itinerary that has the appropriate miles per day for your ability and enjoyment levels! Every […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

What to Pack for the West Highland Way?

13 Jan , 2011  

Baggage: Day Pack: During each day’s walk, your baggage will be transferred to your next accommodation, leaving you with the flexibility to carry just a day pack. We recommend a 20 – 35L bag that is comfortable and has a waistband. Your daypack contents should include 2-4L of water, snacks, lunch, spare clothes required during the […]

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