Macs Adventure, Walking

Why the Speyside Way should be your First Walking Holiday

25 Oct , 2018  

The Speyside Way may not be your first thought when thinking about a long-distance walk in Scotland but it is one of Scotland’s Great Trails; stretching 65 miles from Buckie on the Moray Coast, to Aviemore on the edge of the Cairngorms. After walking the West Highland Way and experiencing its stunning Highland scenery I […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Walking

Scotland’s Great Trails: The Best long distance walks in Scotland

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

Whisky and Walking Day Three: The Big Squeeze

26 Apr , 2013  

This was just a teeny bit of a navigational challenge, or at least an observational one: a twisting turning rocky boggy humpy bumpy route with a lot of short steep ascents thrown in. One more, in fact, than was necessary : in Garvault Woods I puffed up an extremely steep track, scooping handfuls of snow […]

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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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Macs Adventure

The Speyside Way Delights

22 Jun , 2009  

The Speyside Way explores the heart of Scotch Whisky country as it follows the River Spey from the sea at Buckie to the bustling town of Aviemore. Since adding the Speyside Way to our walking holiday programme in 2008 it has become one of our most popular walking holidays in Scotland. It’s always difficult to […]

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