Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

The West Highland Escape – the perfect walking trip for beginners

4 May , 2018  

West Highland Way on the Devils Staircase

Before we start… Before we start, I must tell you that before this trip I had never been on a walking tour before or walked 60 km in three days…so I was kind of scared and very excited at the same time when I found out that I was going on a trip to the […]

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Adventure of the Week: The West Highland Way

11 Apr , 2018  

Walkers on the West Highland Way

This blog is a short, but hopefully informative love letter to the trip that made Macs Adventure the big, beautiful company it is today. The main reason for highlighting it today is to make people aware that May is completely sold out and June is not too far behind.  So if June is your prefered time […]

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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 […]

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Travel to the Start of the West Highland Way in Milngavie

8 Feb , 2018  

Getting to Milngavie (pronounced mull-guy) can prove confusing to thise starting the West Highland Way, not least because if you call it “miln-gavie” most Glaswegians will look at you with blank incomprehension. Here is a quick and easy guide to getting to the start of the West Highland Way in Milngavie. Location: Milngavie is located […]

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Seeing it All: Scotland and the West Highland Way

2 Feb , 2018  

Chase Marston on the West Highland Way

Scotland is truly a nation of plenty, and the West Highland Way is the perfect way to experience its staggering beauty. Despite being smaller than the state of Maine, Scotland packs a disproportionate amount of rich history, dramatic geological features, rugged stretches of coastline, and engaging tradition (not to mention whisky) within its borders. From […]

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Adventure of the Week: West Highland Escape

31 Jan , 2018  

The West Highland Way is arguably the greatest long distance walk in the UK, and we would argue that it definitely is. However, there are a couple of reasons why people might not fancy it.  I don’t have the time for such a long hike. I am worried about how difficult it will be. I […]

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10 Top Tips for the West Highland Way

30 Jan , 2018  

When you undertake walking holidays in Scotland or indeed walking holidays anywhere it is always beneficial to have tips from the experts! So, here are my 10 top tips for a walking holiday along the West Highland Way: 1. Pack for inclement weather.  Walking the West Highland Way you will find that you are exposed […]

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#MacsMoment – Best of the West Highland Way 2017

5 Dec , 2017  

snowman on the west highland way

Macs Adventure’s annual photography competition encourages people to send in photos of their trip that best emphasise what their adventure has been all about. It doesn’t require you to be the greatest photographer in the world, just to capture the moment and share it with fellow Macs Adventure customers. We have had a ton of […]

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Where to Eat on the West Highland Way

24 Nov , 2017  

One of the questions people often ask about is where to eat on the West Highland Way. While it may seem like it is not as important as the walk itself, the scenery, the logistics of getting from A to B, what many people forget is that this is a holiday, and what trip away […]

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Highlights of the West Highland Way

16 Nov , 2017  

Charting a magnificent route through central Scotland and the Highlands, the long-distance walking trail, the West Highland Way, reveals a treasure trove of sights. From the settlement of Milngavie, just north of Glasgow, the walkway quickly heads into parkland and then open countryside as it heads north for 96 miles to reach the Scottish Highlands […]

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