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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Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Discovery

Adventure of the Week – Windermere on Two Wheels

19 Apr , 2017  

Sunset over Lake Windermere on the Windermere on Two Wheels Cycling Tour | Macs Adventure

With the Tour de Yorkshire 2017 starting on the 28th of April, this week we celebrate English cycling by taking a look at a tour that explores one of the most picturesque areas in the Lake District National Park in Cumbria – Lake Windermere. The Location Macs Adventure’s Windermere on Two Wheels self-guided cycling tour explores the area around […]

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Cycling Holidays in the Lake District: A Short Film

21 Nov , 2013  

Neil Lapping, our Chief Adventure Officer here at Macs Adventure, recently made this short film whilst visiting the Lakes, about why cycling in the Lake District is the perfect cycling holiday for all. Whether you are thinking of taking on the challenge of the C2C, or looking for a more relaxing cycling holiday in the […]

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Cycling

The Lakes & Hadrian’s Wall Cycle Tour (Part 2)

16 May , 2013  

Cycle Day 4 – Keswick to Alston: Waking up to torrential rain and it forecast for the whole day I decided to throw in the towel. I am not normally a defeatist but the thought of several hours exposed to the elements didn’t appeal. We got the bus to Carlisle, picked up the car and […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure

The Lakes & Hadrian’s Wall Cycle Tour (Part 2)

16 May , 2013  

Cycle Day 4 – Keswick to Alston: Waking up to torrential rain and it forecast for the whole day I decided to throw in the towel. I am not normally a defeatist but the thought of several hours exposed to the elements didn’t appeal. We got the bus to Carlisle, picked up the car and […]

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Cycling

The Lakes & Hadrian’s Wall Cycle Tour (Part 1)

12 May , 2013  

Cycle Day 1 – Carlisle to Cockermouth: We left the bustle of Carlisle and headed West then South West from the castle, soon familiarising ourselves with the white on blue National Cycle Network signs. Following the River Caldew along quiet cycle paths we saw the first swifts and swallows of the year also many spring […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure

The Lakes & Hadrian’s Wall Cycle Tour (Part 1)

12 May , 2013  

Cycle Day 1 – Carlisle to Cockermouth: We left the bustle of Carlisle and headed West then South West from the castle, soon familiarising ourselves with the white on blue National Cycle Network signs. Following the River Caldew along quiet cycle paths we saw the first swifts and swallows of the year also many spring […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Walking through historic Hadrian’s Wall Country

6 May , 2013  

With my walking boots packed, I head off on my Hadrian’s Wall adventure on a sunny afternoon on the 28th March 2013. This was my first long distance walk and I was excited about what I would encounter over the next few days! I walked eastwards from Corbridge to Gilsland, I would love to say that […]

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Lake District Round Days 5 & 6

6 May , 2013  

Paraffin Pathfinder, Lake District Round, 10th March 2013   …click on the photos for a better view!   Well, the forecast was for rain showers clearing from the west but, tramping out of town along the disused railway line,  it seemed that the local weather god had other ideas. Fortunately the locals are friendly and […]

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Lake District Round Days 3 & 4

25 Apr , 2013  

Paraffin Pathfinder, Lake District Round, 10th March 2013 Day 3 & 4, Boot-Buttermere-Keswick   …..click on the photos for a better view Long day today…..              “ better get going early  “ “ “ “ “ ”   The sun struggles to warm Eskdale Mill in the village of Boot. […]

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