Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Seven Things you Should Know About Walking the Kungsleden

1 Nov , 2018  

I was lucky enough to be travelling to Swedish Lapland to embark on an 8-day journey through Europe’s last great wilderness. Trekking through remote landscapes above the vast Arctic Circle and staying in simple, traditional mountain huts in spectacular settings. The Kungsleden was listed as ‘one of the World’s Best Hikes’ and I don’t struggle […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Why the Speyside Way should be your First Walking Holiday

25 Oct , 2018  

The Speyside Way may not be your first thought when thinking about a long-distance walk in Scotland but it is one of Scotland’s Great Trails; stretching 65 miles from Buckie on the Moray Coast, to Aviemore on the edge of the Cairngorms. After walking the West Highland Way and experiencing its stunning Highland scenery I […]

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Adventure of the Week: West Sweden & The Weather Islands

24 Oct , 2018  

Exploration is at the heart of every Macs Adventure trip. While we often set our sights on far-flung destinations for our exploration, there are many places closer to home which are undiscovered by many and well worth delving into.  If you fancy discovering an area of gentle, grey-lit beauty, unique coastal scenery, a slow, peaceful […]

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Walking

Best time to go walking in Scotland

22 Oct , 2018  

Scotland boasts four distinctive seasons and a walking holiday in each of these seasons promises many new and rewarding treats. Landscapes, as well as a wealth of flora and fauna, change from season to season and walkers will be delighted by all that they see in spring, summer, autumn and winter. Here we bring you […]

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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 […]

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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, 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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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 […]

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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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