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Join the Get Outdoors Scotland weekend

31 Jul , 2015  

There’s something of a walking revolution taking place with the well-known walking charity, The Ramblers. As the organisation celebrates its 50th anniversary a campaign has been launched to widen the age range and appeal of the walking network. The aim is to encourage more people of all ages to take up walking and with this […]

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New #GetOutside campaign

22 Jul , 2015  

The UK’s mapping agency Ordnance Survey has launched a campaign to inspire people to get off the sofa, ditch the car and enjoy the great outdoors. The #GetOutside campaign calls on people of all ages and abilities to go outdoors and embark on an adventure, big or small, and no matter where they live. As part […]

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Take a walk in National Parks Week 2015

14 Jul , 2015  

Did you know that this month sees an annual celebration of the UK’s national parks? The week, from July 27 to August 2, showcases all the things that are unique and wonderful about Britain’s many national parks. This year, the theme for National Parks Week is Landscapes of Plenty. The aim is to highlight that […]

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10 great ideas for National Bike Week

4 Jun , 2015  

National Bike Week takes place this month from June 13 to 21. The annual event aims to encourage more people to cycle and to underline that “everyday cycling is for everyone”. Bike Week 2015 has a special focus of cycling to work. 10 reasons to get on your bike 1) Health booster: Cycling is a […]

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A first look at the New Hebridean Way

22 May , 2015  

Scotland’s Outer Hebridean islands are a popular destination for both walkers and cyclists. While easily accessible by ferry from the mainland, they feel like a lifetime away. The diverse and wildy beautiful chain of islands is sparsely populated and boast quiet roads and myriad peaceful walking trails. Now there are two new reasons to head […]

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Celebrate St George’s Day with a walk

23 Apr , 2015  

Today is St George’s Day, so what better time to suggest five great walking holidays in England. England offers a huge variety of beautiful landscape and a wealth f walking routes, from quiet, away-from-it-all paths to wild and rugged trails to walks that pass through lots of fascinating places. 5 great English walking trails England’s Coast to Coast […]

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New Scottish walking path opens

16 Apr , 2015  

A new long-distance Scottish walking path is officially opening this month. The 30-mile Great Trossachs Path, located in Scotland’s original national park, links together three of Scotland’s other Great Trails: The West Highland Way, The Rob Roy Way and the Three Lochs Way. The Great Trossachs Path could be walked on its own or added […]

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500 miles of new walking trails for Scotland

25 Mar , 2015  

Scotland is already a popular destination for walkers, many of whom are keen to complete a long-distance trail. Some of the most popular routes are the West Highland Way, the Kintyre Way, the Southern Upland Way and the Great Glen Way. Now there is news that a new project will add even more miles – […]

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What did you love about Glasgow 2014?

5 Aug , 2014  

Eleven days flew by in Glasgow as the Scottish city hosted the Commonwealth Games 2014.  There was a huge sense of pride and a wonderfully welcoming atmosphere in Scotland’s largest city as thousands of athletes and many, many thousands of spectators enjoyed a superb Glasgow 2014. Macs Adventure is based in Glasgow, at the heart of […]

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Epic Rigby Round record

3 Jul , 2014  

There are those that set out to stroll the UK’s biggest mountains – and there are those that want to do them as fast as they can. And then there are those who set out to finish a tough mountain route in less than 24 hours. Over the years, some epic challenges have been set […]