Kit Guide, Macs Adventure, Walking

Ideal Hiking Gift for Christmas – Trekking Beyond

12 Dec , 2018  

Earlier in the year, photographer Alex Treadway got in touch to ask if we had any good tips for places to take photos on the West Highland Way. It would be great to claim that our expertise on the route massively helped to give him ideas, but anyone who has walked the route would be able […]

Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

What is it like to stay in an Alpine hut?

27 Mar , 2018  

A walking holiday in the European Alps is the stuff of great memories and offers many rewards. However, many people worry about what it’s like to stay in a mountain hut. Here’s our guide to staying in an Alpine mountain hut: Hut names and info Alpine huts are called a Refuge in French, Rifugio in […]

Kit Guide, Mountain Biking, Walking, West Highland Way

All the most-asked questions on the West Highland Way

9 Mar , 2018  

The West Highland Way is acclaimed as the most walked long-distance trail in Scotland. It attracts about 85,000 people every year, of whom more than 30,000 walk the entire route. Despite being so popular it is still possible to walk for miles along the 96-mile route between Milngavie and Fort William and pass only a […]

Kit Guide, Tips & advice, Walking

What to Pack for Walking in the Cotswolds

8 Feb , 2018  

Walking in the Cotswolds is generally a pleasant experience. However, this ‘green and pleasant land’ did not get so green by sunshine alone! With this in mind, we wanted to offer a comprehensive guide to what you should be packing for your walking adventure in the Cotswolds. What Bag? You’ll need two bags; a small […]

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Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

9 great phone apps for walkers and hikers

31 Jan , 2018  

Mobile phone use outdoors

The fast-growing world of apps offers a host of useful aids for walkers and hikers. We do love maps. They are wonderful, tactile items. Like a bookcase of great reads, a container filled with maps is to be treasured. A used maps collection reveals many stories of favourite walks and areas. In fact, if you’re […]

Kit Guide, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Packing List for the Tour du Mont Blanc

22 Jan , 2018  

A multi-day hike through three countries, high in the Alps can be a daunting prospect for those who love an organised suitcase! This advice and the packing list below should hopefully help you avoid panic packing an unnecessarily heavy bag and have you adventuring happy (and with everything you need). What Bag? You’ll need two […]

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Cycling, Kit Guide

What to pack for a cycling holiday

28 Dec , 2017  

Comfort will make your cycling holiday all the more enjoyable – and to maintain the best support you’ll need the right clothing and kit. A Macs Adventure cycling holiday has the advantage of daily luggage transfer, so there is no need to worry about panniers or carrying all your equipment as you ride, but you should […]

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Cycling, Kit Guide

Great Christmas gift ideas for cyclists

11 Dec , 2017  

Follow cycle paths

What do you buy for the cyclists in your life for Christmas? We reveal some of our favourite cycling gifts. Stocking filler gifts for cyclists     Under the Christmas tree cycling gifts                 Splash out: Christmas cycling gifts       I hope there is a wide […]

Kit Guide, Walking

Great Christmas gift ideas for walkers

8 Dec , 2017  

If you know a keen walker or you are friends with someone who would like to do more walking in 2018, why not buy then a Christmas gift to suit their hobby? We reveal some of our favourite Christmas presents for walkers this year. Stocking filler gift for walkers           Under […]


Camino, Kit Guide

What Should I Pack for the Camino de Santiago?

5 Dec , 2017  

What do I need to take on the Camino? As a general rule, no matter the distance and difficulty of your Camino, you should travel light. The less you carry the more you will enjoy the experience. Things to consider: Planning what to take with you will largely depend on your accommodation and whether you […]

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