Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Scotland’s Great Trails

20 Jan , 2017  

The John Muir Way has been officially recognised as one of Scotland’s Great Trails (SGTs). The 134-mile route – which stretches across Scotland between Helensburgh in the west and Muir’s birthplace in Dunbar on the east coast – joins a stable of other celebrated Great Trails of Scotland, as listed by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

High Routes & Historic Sights – Graeme’s 2016 Great Glen Way Diary

10 Jan , 2017  

Great Glen Way High Route

Graeme walked Macs Adventure’s 8 night Great Glen Way itinerary with his friend John in September 2016, their second long distance trail together. He kindly shared a detailed day by day diary of the experience, highlighting (sometimes unexpected) points of interest along the way. Preparation & Travel We had to look at booking our travel […]

Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Lesser Known Long Distance Walks

3 Jan , 2017  

Whether you are heading high into the mountains or along the coast, a long distance walk is an opportunity to spend quality time with close friends or family in awe-inspiring and ever-changing scenery. Below are some popular long distance walks along with some lesser known, but equally as impressive alternatives for those people looking for a challenge. West Highland Way → Great […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Wow! Thanks for your donations to Friends of Nevis

26 Mar , 2014  

We’d like to thank YOU, our adventurers, for raising £1333.20 for the Friends of Nevis conservation charity. Outstanding generosity! Joy Biggin of Friends of Nevis said: “We are amazed by the amount your clients have donated, and thank them very much.” When you book a trip online with Macs Adventure, your specialist will turn into […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

A Great Time in the Great Glen

19 Jul , 2013  

As a Scot, I am well aware that Fort William is regularly proffered the accolade of “wettest town in Scotland”, so it should have come as no surprise that on the day we were due to start the Great Glen Way we awoke to find ourselves in the middle of a thunderously grey raincloud, which […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Grandfather and grand-daughter walk the Great Glen Way to raise £1600

3 Jun , 2013  

Colin Chapman decided to walk 73 miles of the Great Glen Way with Macs Adventure in April 2013 (73 miles to correspond with the fact that he is in his 73rd year!). Colin’s companion on the walk was his grand-daughter Megan, who is currently completing her final year at Fortrose Academy, and intends to go […]

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Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

4 Alternative Walks to the West Highland Way

10 Feb , 2011  

For obvious reasons the West Highland Way is one of, if not the most popular long distance walk in the UK.  The transition from the suburbs of Glasgow out into the increasingly dramatic Highland scenery is something which draws people back to the walk year after year. With the absence of the dreaded midge and […]

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Cycling, Mountain Biking

Great Glen Cycleway – Day 4

4 Nov , 2010  

Day 4 Firstly you may note that the photographic/video accompaniment for today does not follow true to the previous couple of days.  This is largely due to the sheer volume of water falling from the sky onto my head.  Indeed, not only was it monsoon season in Drumnadrochit, to further challenge me a gale force […]

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Cycling, Mountain Biking

Great Glen Cycleway – Day 3

4 Nov , 2010  

Day 3 A quick peek out of the window confirms that the rain is here today, in abundance.  After a wonderful breakfast at Glen Albyn I pack my stuff, leave my bags to be collected and venture out onto the cycleway.  The Great Glen Way and Cycleway only really differ at this point.  While the […]

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Cycling, Mountain Biking

Great Glen Cycleway – Day 2

3 Nov , 2010  

Day 2 I awoke to a glorious autumnal morning, dry and very bright, just the ideal conditions for a cycle.  The sign for the official start of the Great Glen Way is located down on the green overlooking Loch Linnhe and though not as auspicious as the West Highland Way signage (The end of which […]

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