Culture & History, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

A guide to exploring Poldark’s Cornwall

26 Jun , 2018  

Cornwall’s stunning coastline is a much-beloved walking destination among the Macs Adventure staff. When walking over the South West Coast Path (SWCP), you’ll encounter a variety of landscapes along the way such as countless hidden coves, high cliffs, quaint villages, and old Mining estates. No wonder then that this beautiful English area is the backdrop […]

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Drive & hike, Walking

England or Italy?

24 Feb , 2017  

St Michaels Mount

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we will be comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. England v Italy   England: Cornwall – Padstow to St Michael’s Mount The Padstow to St Michael’s […]

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Macs Adventure

Cornwall, North Coast Highlights

23 May , 2016  

A quandary faces the visitor who does not have two weeks to visit the magnificent coast of Cornwall – to go North or South? The best solution is to enjoy the delights of one this year and return for the other in the next. Cornwall devotees argue the merits of one coast against the other […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Cornwall, South Coast Highlights

17 May , 2016  

So perhaps you are thinking of a Cornwall trip? The population of Britain is well acquainted with the delights of Cornwall’s beaches, walking trails and water sports. Such activity arouses appetites to match, so the Cornish “pastie” and fresh fish and chips have earned a place in the hearts of the British holiday maker. However, […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Cornwall, a Land of Sea and Sky

13 May , 2016  

A glance at the statistics of the County of Cornwall indicates nothing remarkable about this region; numbered 12th out of forty-eight counties by land area, numbered 40th by population, its highest peak a modest 420 metres above sea level. However a closer look at Cornwall’s geography and history reveals something very definitely out of the […]

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Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Walking to St Michael’s Mount – A Cornish Camino

13 Nov , 2013  

Walking the Cornish Camino Having already enjoyed walking a couple of sections of the French Way in Galicia and La Rioja, it was good to find another part of the many pilgrim trails to Santiago de Compostela closer to home. The short coast to coast section of St Michael’s Way from Lelant to St Michael’s […]

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Reasons for loving the South West Coast Path!

19 Apr , 2013  

Shimmering blue sea that makes you feel somewhere a bit more exotic!! Ogling and caving in to those delicious cream teas in tearooms all along the path – followed by… Ups and downs on the cliff-top paths to burn them off once you have given in! Theatre performances in the open-air with the waves crashing around you at […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

South West Coast Path Video

14 Mar , 2012  

South West Coast Path from Macs Adventure on Vimeo. Neil from Macs Adventure walking holidays gives you a guided tour of some of the best bits of the the beautiful South West Coast Path in Cornwall.