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 […]

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

5 of the Best Villages in the Cotswolds

16 Feb , 2018  

Broadway

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, […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Where to Eat in the Cotswolds

13 Feb , 2018  

The Cotswolds is a region of England well known for its natural larder. There is an abundance of local agriculture which means that the quality of food in the area is outstanding.  Famed for its cream teas and sweet treats, there is a whole lot more to the gastronomy of the Cotswolds. In this blog […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Walking in the Cotswolds: Which trip is for me?

8 Feb , 2018  

The Cotswolds is one of the most delightful places to walk in England. The phrase ‘quintessential England’ is bandied about quite regularly when discussing the Cotswolds, but it is definitely the picture that many people have in their minds when they think of England. Grand country houses, neat, well-attended gardens, honey-coloured cottages, quaint village life and all the […]

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Kit Guide, Tips & advice, Walking

What to Pack for Walking in the Cotswolds

8 Feb , 2018  

Walking in the Cotswolds is generally a pleasant experience. However, this ‘green and pleasant land’ did not get so green by sunshine alone! With this in mind, we wanted to offer a comprehensive guide to what you should be packing for your walking adventure in the Cotswolds. What Bag? You’ll need two bags; a small […]

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Health & Fitness, Tips & advice, Walking

How fit should I be for a walking trip in the Cotswolds?

6 Feb , 2018  

The Cotswolds is the most extensive designated Area of Natural Beauty in England which makes it a honeypot for walkers. Here at Macs Adventure, we have devised several different walking itineraries in the Cotswolds so that you can get the best out of the area while having varying levels of fitness. If you do not […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking

3 Reasons to go Self-Guided in England

18 Jan , 2018  

Selfie at the end of my self-guided Cotswold Way.

This past fall, I discovered the sweet spot between structure and spontaneity. After working at Macs Adventure for a few months, I embarked on my first self-guided tour to learn why this style of travel offers the richest experience to travelers. My adventure took place on undeniably beautiful Cotswold Way in south central England. I’d […]

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Macs Adventure, Walk of the Week, Walking

Walk of the Week: Escape to the Cotswolds

10 Aug , 2016  

A delight of a walk which fits into a short break, or slots in perfectly to a longer visit to England. Quintessentially English, the Escape to the Cotswolds is a gem of a walking break. In a Nutshell The villages of the Cotswolds look and feel like a dream vision of England, with pretty thatch-roofed cottages, […]

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Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Cycling in the Heart of the Cotswolds

8 Aug , 2016  

This week we’re bringing you foodies a lovely region known for it’s local produce and excellent modern British cuisine, also host of the sport of cheese rolling, the Cotswolds. This cycling trip will provide you with delicious local food, especially cheese, and gorgeous landscapes as you cycle along quiet back country roads. In a Nutshell: […]

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Walking

How do I navigate the Cotswold Way?

30 Nov , 2013  

The Cotswold Way is the perfect choice for a walking holiday of between five and 10 days. Following a 100-mile route through picturesque countryside you’ll enjoy the views, villages built from the characteristic local honey-coloured stone and the chance to visit many famous ancient sites, some dating back to Neolithic times. This wonderful English National […]