Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Coast to Coast Travel Guide

22 Feb , 2018  

Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast can be found in the North of England. It crosses through 3 contrasting National Parks and showcases some of the best panoramas England has to offer. Being that it starts and ends in little coastal villages, is it easy to travel to?  Well, this blog post aims to answer that very […]


Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

How fit should I be for walking the Coast to Coast?

22 Feb , 2018  

Walking Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast trip is not to be undertaken lightly.  It is not a simple stroll in the park, but it is also not Mount Everest, so don’t panic. Having a reasonable level of fitness makes any walking holiday much more enjoyable. Rather than wondering if you will make it to your […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Rob Roy Way

21 Feb , 2018  

Scotland is a country that begs to be discovered on foot. Under 2% of Scotland is urban, the rest being a mix of farmland and wild scenery that goes from nice, to spectacular, to ‘oh, I seem to be crying as I am in the most beautiful place I have ever been.’ With this much […]


Discovery, Walking

Highlights of the North Coast 500

21 Feb , 2018  

The North Coast 500 (NC500) route is Scotland’s answer to the famous American Route 66. Starting and finishing in Inverness, the route takes in just over 500 miles of fabulous north-west Scotland scenery and numerous attractions. The circular route can be completed clockwise or anti-clockwise and meanders through the counties of Caithness, Sutherland and Ross-shire. […]

Accommodation, Cycling, Macs Adventure

Missed the Boat? Not to worry, the Danube Cyclepath: Vienna to Budapest itinerary is a fantastic alternative!

20 Feb , 2018  

The Parliament Building, Budapest

Our Bike & Boat trips are extremely popular, the Danube Bike & Boat: Passau to Budapest (Carissima) itinerary is so popular that cabin availability for the trip is limited already!   Don’t worry if you missed the boat this time! The Danube Cyclepath: Vienna to Budapest is a fantastic alternative trip to appease your Danube […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

10 Frequently Asked Questions About Walking in the Cotswolds

16 Feb , 2018  

There are so many considerations when walking in the Cotswolds. Our team of experts have come up with the questions they are most frequently asked so that you are armed with all the information you need before heading out on the pathways of the Cotswolds. How fit do I need to be? We offer a […]


Accommodation, Culture & History, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

5 of the Best Villages in the Cotswolds

16 Feb , 2018  


The Cotswolds are renowned for many things. The rolling, emerald-green countryside, the fresh, tasty local produce and of course, the villages. While our variety of tours take in many lovely villages in the Cotswolds, here are our five favourites. 1. Bourton-on-the-Water Bourton-on-the-Water is known locally as the Venice of the Cotswolds.  Sitting on River Windrush, […]


Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Road Cycling

Adventure of the Week: Tour of Tuscany: Florence to Montepulciano

15 Feb , 2018  

Want to see the very best of Tuscany in a week? Well, it is either you spend the time fretting over directions and parking in an expensive hire car, or you could pack yourself onto a coach tour and elbow people for the best camera position to get that snap.  Or, you could push yourself, […]


Cycling, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Falling in love with adventure travel

14 Feb , 2018  

Wandering the unfamiliar streets, feeling the sun warm me as it wrapped the beautiful old crumbling buildings in morning glow, that was the moment I fell in love.  Standing alone in the middle of an old courtyard, long since forgotten, with a few locals waking up and the sounds of the trickling fountain disturbing the […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

Winter Skills Course with the Macs Team and Lakeland Mountain Guides

13 Feb , 2018  

  When we were offered the chance to go on a winter skills course with Lakeland Mountain Guides, I jumped at the chance, half expecting the spaces to be filled up! But I was pleasantly surprised – and somewhat daunted –  when I was told I had a place. As a fair-weather friend to the […]