Accommodation, Macs Adventure, News, West Highland Way

How our West Highland Way Hosts Help Transform Lives in Cambodia

25 Jul , 2016  

As proprieters at Braeside B&B in Drymen, we provide a comfortable bed for many of Macs Adventure’s West Highland Way walkers, and a place to relax at the end of a day on the trail. For all bookings for 2017, we’ll be making a donation to CCDO UK for each room booked through Macs Adventure. […]

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We’re Hiring! Sales and Operations Manager

7 Jul , 2016  

Wanted: adventurous individuals to join our busy and enthusiastic team in Glasgow. Macs Adventure is a fast growing adventure tour operator with offices in the UK and Germany and big plans for the future. We arrange fantastic self-guided walking, cycling and adventure holidays for over 12,000 customers each year to over 35 countries. What is […]

Culture & History, Cycling, Macs Bike Team, News

Cycling the Spirit of Scotland

7 Apr , 2016  

Scotland’s Castle Trail – Giants of history but even bigger on hospitality. It’s a cliché but it’s always the small things in life that count. I’ve just returned from our newest UK trip, Scotland’s Castle Trail. The tour links together some of Scotland’s most significant castles; Scone Palace (the crowning place of 42 Scottish kings), […]

Cycling, News

Smoother cycling from Glasgow to Edinburgh

31 Mar , 2016  

A chance trip recently to the Forth & Clyde Canal in Scotland’s central belt revealed long sections of freshly laid tarmac on the towpath. On further investigation, it seems Scottish Canals has masterminded a project, with the financial help of Sustrans, to resurface many miles of towpaths on both the Forth & Clyde Canal, between Falkirk […]

News, Walking

UK’s tallest mountain Ben Nevis ‘grows’ by 1m

18 Mar , 2016  

The UK’s tallest mountain has been re-measured and it’s now officially an extra metre taller. Thanks to more modern measuring technology, the mapping agency Ordnance Survey now records Ben Nevis in the Scottish Highlands as 1,345m tall and not 1,344m tall. The last time that the mountain near Fort William was measured was in 1949 when […]

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Discover a #ScotSpirit moment while cycling

11 Feb , 2016  

We recently revealed news of a campaign by VisitScotland to create a #ScotSpirit movement. The aim is to encourage people worldwide to share their experience of the “spirit of Scotland” through photos and messages on social media using the hashtag #ScotSpirit. It was found through research of visitors to Scotland that they believe the country has a […]

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Meet the Team: Jo Payne

11 Dec , 2015  

Let’s get to know our newest Macs Bike team member, Jo, a bit better. Describe your role at Macs Adventure in 10 words. I get to think about cycling and holidays all day long. How long have you worked at Macs? Since September 2015. What’s the best thing about working at Macs Adventure? Thinking about […]

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Meet the Team Thursday: Katie Armitage

5 Nov , 2015  

Star of Meet the Team this week is Destination Specialist, Katie Armitage. Describe your role at Macs Adventure in 10 words. Helping our clients explore the wonders of walking and cycling in the UK. How long have you worked at Macs? I began my Macs adventure in September 2014. What’s the best thing about working […]

News, Walking

Join Walk to School Month

7 Oct , 2015  

It’s never to early to teach your kids the benefits of walking. And it seems there are plenty of reasons why youngsters should be getting about on two feet. A new survey has found that primary school children who do not walk to school are potentially missing out on a range of social, physical and […]

Cycling, News

New Coast 2 Coast cycle route for Scotland

4 Aug , 2015  

Long-distance bike routes are popular with cycle tourers. In England, one of the most popular is the Sea to Sea (C2C) route across the Pennines from the Irish Sea to the North Sea. Now there’s a new coast-to-coast route in Scotland called the C2C Scotland. Launched only last year, there is now an accompanying guide […]