Macs Adventure, Walking

5 Insider Tips for Adventuring in Norway

18 Oct , 2018  

In June of this year, my partner and I were lucky enough to do a FAM trip in Norway before the season started to make sure everything ran smoothly as possible for our clients in the 2018 season Firstly, I can confirm what you probably already know…. Norway is Beautiful. Hiking in Norway is a […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: South Downs Way

17 Oct , 2018  

England is crisscrossed by National Trails, which showcase the best walking in the whole country. All have a focus on blending the rich history and culture of the area, with some incredible scenery. Down in the very south of England there sits a National Trail which is rich in history, from the more well-known Cathedrals […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

The Thames Path – An Ideal First Long Distance Route

11 Oct , 2018  

Walking holidays in the UK are definitely not in short supply, and with so many options to choose from you often find yourself feeling like a child in a sweet shop, so many good choices and so little time. After a while though, that child inside starts to find a taste for certain sweets, and […]

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Macs Adventure

Adventure of the Week: El Hierro – Edge of Europe

10 Oct , 2018  

October can be a tough one (in the northern hemisphere at least!) The days are getting shorter, the rain and cold a little more persistent, getting out of bed in the dark is a struggle. In short, the winter is on its way, and while that definitely brings some loveliness with it, most of us […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

Using a Walking App for the First Time

4 Oct , 2018  

So, you’ve booked your Macs Adventure Trip, and you’re keen to get started on the planning. You open your information pack and are met with funky looking black squares, rather like the one pictured below. What is it? What do you do? I hope that this little blog might go some way to reassuring you […]

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News, Staff

Simon Community Scotland is Macs Charity of the Year

4 Oct , 2018  

Having fun, staying active, and being adventurous are all key values at Macs Adventure. But beyond providing exciting active holidays, we want to be a company that makes an impact—both in the destinations in which we travel, and in our local community. This year, our Impact team has been focusing on initiatives to give back […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: SWCP – Minehead to Westward Ho!

3 Oct , 2018  

For most people, the end of their long-distance trail is a thing of pure unadulterated joy. The feeling of accomplishment at having pushed yourself over such a long distance is wonderful, but there is often that little nagging feeling inside, ‘what am I going to do tomorrow?’ The rhythm of walking every day becomes something comfortable […]


Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Inca Trail Permits: How do they work, and what if they sell out?

26 Sep , 2018  

Do I need a permit to walk the Inca Trail? Yes. If you are considering taking on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences), you will need to ensure that you have an Official Inca Trail Permit to walk the trail. The Peruvian authorities release a limited number of Inca Trail […]

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#MacsMoment, Macs Adventure, Walking

Tour du Mont Blanc: The Best Moments of 2018

20 Sep , 2018  

Yoga on the Tour du Mont Blanc

The Tour du Mont Blanc is our number one Alpine trek. A circuit around the iconic Mont Blanc, through France, Switzerland and Italy, on foot and on top of the world. We encourage our adventurous community share their favourite trip moments as part of our #MacsMoment contest, and have been overwhelmed by the fantastic entries […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

New Zealand’s 9 Great Walks

19 Sep , 2018  

While New Zealand hosts a plethora of amazing walking experiences, you may be asking why we think only nine of them to be great. Well, it’s not us. We believe they are all great and we have been working hard on expanding our range of walking holidays in New Zealand to encompass as much of […]