Cycling

Guide to cycling the C2C

1 Nov , 2013  

The C2C cycle route across northern England is claimed as one of the most popular in the UK, with an average of 12,000 to 15,000 cyclists completing the coast-to-coast trail each year. Many thousands more riders, both road and mountain bikers, cycle shorter sections of the total 140-mile route that heads from Whitehaven on the […]

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10th Anniversary of the Hadrian’s Wall Path

30 May , 2013  

The Hadrian’s Wall Path is an 84 mile coast to coast walk in the north of England, alongside one of Britain’s most iconic landmarks, and the largest surviving Roman monument in Europe. Hadrian’s Wall was built to protect the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire. Building of the wall commenced in AD 122 under the […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Rachael: The Youngest Triple Coast to Coast Walker!

13 May , 2013  

When we heard this story from our accommodation provider Ian at the Old Water View in Patterdale, The Lake District, we just had to share it! Congratulations to Rachael, Ian’s daughter, and the youngest person ever to complete the English Coast to Coast walk three times! Ian’s story…. “Rachael asked me when she was just […]

Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

Try something new in 2012

17 Jan , 2012  

Why don’t you try something new in 2012? The Alps are enjoying one of their best ever snow seasons. Our Vercors Snowshoeing Adventure is the perfect way to discover the joys of inn to inn snowshoeing. No experience necessary, just a sense of adventure! Too chilly? Then you must try one of our summer walking […]

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The Coast to Coast Walk – East Vs West Sections

25 Nov , 2011  

The Coast to Coast Walk can be broken up into two sections, West and East.  Both sections have their similarities and differences and there is not a right or wrong way to walk.  Due to the length of the walk – 191 miles, most people will break the sections up over a few years (maybe […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Best Guidebooks/Maps for the Coast to Coast Walk

3 Nov , 2011  

There are many different types of literature relating to the Coast to Coast Walk each with their own take on the walk and itineraries.  I have decided to outline below the different books and maps relating to the Coast to Coast Walk which I would recommend. The guidebook which we provide when you book your […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

10 Tips for the Coast to Coast Walk

24 Oct , 2011  

The Coast to Coast walk is one of the greatest Walking Holidays in England, and if you are heading out on the trail, here are our Top Ten Tips for walking the Coast to Coast! Take plenty of time to do the walk – you will enjoy it much more if you don’t push yourself […]

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What to Pack for the Coast to Coast Walk

22 Oct , 2011  

When undertaking any long distance walking holiday, one of the major questions people have is what to pack.  Of course, using a company such as Macs Adventure, who will organise your baggage transfer, takes the sting out of this a little, however, I am putting together a little list of essentials for you to help organise […]

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7 of the best places to stay on Coast to Coast Walk

20 Oct , 2011  

The Coast to Coast walk has become a huge favourite of Macs Adventures customers, and having got to know most of the accommodation really well over the past year or so, I thought it was about time to share some of my top tips! As it is such a huge walk, it would be impossible to list […]

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5 Best Websites for planning a Coast to Coast Walk

17 Oct , 2011  

The Coast to Coast Walk is one of the greatest Long Distance Walking Holidays in England.  Alfred Wainwright constructed this walk across the breadth of England, traversing 3 National Parks and a plethora of breathtaking scenery.   The walk was brought back into the limelight in recent years by Julia Bradbury’s TV Series “Wainwright Walks – […]

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