Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week – Land of the Conquistadors: Cycling the Paradors

28 Aug , 2019  

Conquistador Francisco Pizarro in Caceres

Go back in time and explore a region that was at the forefront of Spain’s historic ‘Golden Era’ on this week-long adventure that takes in the perfectly preserved medieval towns, restored medieval palaces, castles and convents of Extemadura.  In a nutshell Cycling through the rolling terrain of Extremadura by day with daily distances ranging between 32 […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Hiking in Style – You’re worth it!

26 Aug , 2019  

Last week I was lucky enough to go on our Walking the Catalan Coast in Style trip. There are not enough superlatives to describe this trip and for me, it was worth every penny. Each day exceeded our expectations! Most people associate the Costa Brava coast with high-rise hotels and stag and hen parties. However, […]

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Macs Adventure

5 Great Reads for Those Who Love Adventure!

26 Aug , 2019  

Whilst it’s always important to pack a great book (or load your kindle/other bit of reading tech) when you head off on your travels, reading can also get you in the mood for adventures. Inspiring stories can motivate you to be your best self, to explore, to discover, and to re-assess your priorities. Here are […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Classic Walks of Gran Paradiso

21 Aug , 2019  

Alpine mountain trails arguably provide the greatest scenery. With the extra effort of walking up there, you are generally rewarded with a little bit more in the scenery department. However, often with this amazing scenery comes extra people, all wishing to bask in the glorious surroundings. Wouldn’t it be lovely to find a quieter part […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure

Skye’s Clans, Clearances, Castles and … Cycling?

16 Aug , 2019  

The Isle of Skye has become increasingly popular in recent years and it’s no surprise why. The dramatic scenery is breath-taking, the coastal, winding roads are a wonder and the picturesque medieval castles are magical. While the famous, unpredictable weather has earned the largest island in the Inner Hebrides, the adage: The Misty Isle; Skye […]

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Adventure of the Week, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Nakasendo Trail, Tokyo, Kyoto, Mount Koya & Nara

14 Aug , 2019  

Some trips are a relaxing meander through town and country, taking in the sights at a slow pace, mindfulness in motion. There are others where we combine this with other components to really let you get to grips with what a country or region has to offer. While on this trip, there are portions of […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The West Highland Wahey

7 Aug , 2019  

This is a special edition of Adventure of the Week. Normally we try to paint a picture of one of our beautiful trips and if you are like, you are more than welcome to enquire further with one of our team. This week, we are showcasing a trip undertaken by the majority of the team […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

A Safari Less Travelled – England’s South West Coast

5 Aug , 2019  

Gulls in Cornwall

Do you believe in coasts? Well, I certainly do, and I hope that you will join me in getting to grips with the wildlife that abounds in and around the seas that surround England’s south-west corner! The South West Coast Path stretches 630 miles from Somerset to Dorset, encompassing a myriad of coastal environments and […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Great Glen Escape

31 Jul , 2019  

Fort Augustus Canal Lock

Sometimes, great adventures come in small packages. The Great Glen Way Escape is a short but sweet version of the full 79 mile Great Glen Way, taking in the highlights of the historic region in 4 nights (with 3 days of walking). In a nutshell: Where: Scotland’s Great Glen is a geological fault-line which runs […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

40 miles in one day for Glasgow Children’s Hospital

26 Jul , 2019  

Macs Team

You might have saw our recent post’s about our “West Highland Wahey” 40 miles-in-one-day charity walk. Many of you might be wondering what it’s all about. So, we thought we would explain our story and why we’re so passionate about raising funds for this charity. Fraser has been the driving force behind the fundraising activities […]