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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Health & Fitness, Macs Adventure, Walking

10 Reasons to Take a Hike (All the Way Across England)

29 May , 2017  

Coast to Coast, Coast to Coast Walk, Walking the Coast to Coast, Walking holidays England, walking holidays in England

Why would anyone embark on a challenging walking adventure? And why on earth would you want to walk almost 200 miles on your holiday, when you could sit back and relax instead? These are some of the questions Macs Adventure customers may get asked by friends and family when booking one of our walking or cycling holidays. So […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: A Lake District Short Walking Break

24 May , 2017  

Short breaks are just the tonic. Your mind & body will always thank you for a little “get away from it all” escape, and of course, we prefer to do it the active way! Here’s an English mini-adventure idea for you to make space for in your busy calendar. You won’t regret it. In a Nutshell […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

10 Things you Might not Know about the South West Coast Path

28 Mar , 2017  

Lulworth South West Coast Path

A true English treasure, the South West Coast Path is 630 miles of some of the finest and most iconic seascapes in Britain, with all the charm and heritage of rural England and cool coastal vibes. Here are a few fun facts about one of our favourite trails… 1. If you walk the entire630-milee route from Minehead […]

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Discovery, Walking

Ireland or England?

18 Mar , 2017  

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we have been comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy.  Ireland v England   Ireland: Antrim Glens and Causeway Coast The Antrim Glens and Causeway Coast walking tour […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

10 great cultural celebrations and festivals

17 Mar , 2017  

It is St Patrick’s Day this week (March 17) and across the world people will celebrate the day that commemorates Christianity’s arrival in Ireland, as well as highlighting the heritage and culture of the Irish. St Patrick’s Day celebrations involve public parades and festivals and the wearing of green attire or shamrocks. You might like […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

The Hidden Secrets of the Hadrian’s Wall Path!

11 Sep , 2015  

I recently had the incredible opportunity to explore the Hadrian’s Wall path, investigate its hidden gems, and share them with you. The Hadrian’s Wall Path is 84miles long from Newcastle to Bowness-on-Solway in Cumbria in the North of England. The route itself is full of history for you to discover and is extremely well way […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

7 Things you didn’t know about the National Trails

16 Mar , 2015  

The official National Trails of England & Wales add up to over 2500 miles of walking wonder, introducing hikers to some of Britain’s most fascinating history and most beautiful landscapes, not to mention some of the best country pubs! Amongst the many, many great reasons to walk (or cycle) them all, we’ve collected some fascinating […]

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