Discovery, Walking, West Highland Way

Six great places to walk in a Scottish autumn

15 Sep , 2016  

We may well be biased since Macs Adventure is based in Scotland, but we think that the Scottish landscape looks utterly gorgeous in autumn. The many trees turn a fabulous spectrum of reds, oranges and yellows, while moorlands and mountains feature golden hues of browns during a Scottish autumn. Some mountain tops will also be dusted […]

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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Cycling, Discovery, Walking, West Highland Way

19 things to know about Britain’s national parks

21 Jul , 2016  

National Parks Week, from July 25 to 31, 2016, offers the chance to celebrate the Britain’s unique natural parklands. We reveal 19 things you might not know about the national parks. 1 The theme for this year’s National Parks Week is adventure. From walking and cycling to more quirky activities, such as geocaching and canyoning, […]

Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Mountain Biking, Road Cycling, Tips & advice, West Highland Way

Five iconic #ScotSpirit cycle routes

5 May , 2016  

Join Scotland as it celebrates #ScotSpirit 2016 by cycling one of five classic Scottish routes. #ScotSpirit captures those special moments, places and sights that offer a Spirit of Scotland feeling. If you find yourself in an #ScotSpirit moment, make sure you take a photograph and post to social media with the hashtag. Scottish Coast to Coast […]

Discovery, Walking, West Highland Way

New #ScotSpirit campaign launches

10 Feb , 2016  

A new campaign is calling for people to capture “the spirit of Scotland” by sharing #ScotSpirit messages and photographs on social media. The campaign is based on extensive research gathered by the Scottish tourism organisation VisitScotland, which revealed that people think Scotland has a unique spirit– whether it’s the magic of the landscapes or the […]

Walking, West Highland Way

Vote for the UK’s most romantic urban walk

1 Feb , 2016  

With Valentine’s Day just round the corner, a UK charity has drawn up a shortlist for the five most romantic urban strolls. Living Streets, the charity for everyday walking, asked 15,000 people what was their favourite British town or city for a walk – and why. The five destinations nominated are Glasgow, Chester, London, Oxford […]

Cycling, Trekking, Walking, West Highland Way

8 ideas for your 2016 holiday bucket list

24 Dec , 2015  

So many people now have a bucket list of trips that they would like to take and places they would like to see. Here are eight great walking and cycling trips to add to your bucket list in 2016. Tour du Mont Blanc Acclaimed as Europe’s best alpine trek the walk, the route circles the epic […]

Walk of the Week, Walking, West Highland Way

Walk of the Week: Ways of doing the West Highland Way

23 Dec , 2015  

The West Highland Way was our original tour and is still one of our key trips. Offering up to a week’s walk in some of Scotland’s most beautiful terrain, the WHW is a favourite with many, from 9-year-old Rachael to some of our more ‘mature’ travellers. What you might not have known is that there […]

Walking, West Highland Way

Sore Feet: Proud Walkers of the West Highland Way

11 Nov , 2015   Gallery

One of the most popular West Highland Way photo opportunities is at the finishing line in Fort William. This now-famous statue, simply called “Man with Sore Feet” was made by David Annand and has marked the end of WHW since 2010. Resting you weary legs next to the statue of a man with sore feet, it is a moment […]

Walking, West Highland Way

West Highland Way 50 times

20 Oct , 2015  

The West Highland Way is Scotland’s original and most popular long-distance walking trail and every year more than 50,000 people hike the 96-mile route between Milngavie and Fort William. At Macs Adventure, the West Highland Way was the first guided walking holiday that we offered customers and still today remains one of the most keenly booked […]