Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Across the Isle of Skye

28 Feb , 2018  

Broadford Bay Where

In the last couple of years, the Scottish Isle of Skye has gone crazy. Everyone seems to want to visit, but this is no surprise. The island is rich in wonder, with geography and geology that goes from jaw-dropping to completely bizarre. The island sells out of accommodation pretty quickly now and the main tourist […]


Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Rob Roy Way

21 Feb , 2018  

Scotland is a country that begs to be discovered on foot. Under 2% of Scotland is urban, the rest being a mix of farmland and wild scenery that goes from nice, to spectacular, to ‘oh, I seem to be crying as I am in the most beautiful place I have ever been.’ With this much […]


Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

Seeing it All: Scotland and the West Highland Way

2 Feb , 2018  

Chase Marston on the West Highland Way

Scotland is truly a nation of plenty, and the West Highland Way is the perfect way to experience its staggering beauty. Despite being smaller than the state of Maine, Scotland packs a disproportionate amount of rich history, dramatic geological features, rugged stretches of coastline, and engaging tradition (not to mention whisky) within its borders. From […]

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Adventure of the Week, Walking, West Highland Way

Adventure of the Week: West Highland Escape

31 Jan , 2018  

The West Highland Way is arguably the greatest long distance walk in the UK, and we would argue that it definitely is. However, there are a couple of reasons why people might not fancy it.  I don’t have the time for such a long hike. I am worried about how difficult it will be. I […]


Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

18 things to know about Robert Burns

25 Jan , 2018  

Today, 25th January 2017, the birthday of Scotland’s most famous poet Robert Burns is celebrated with Burns Night. The traditional supper includes a meal of haggis, neeps and tatties, whisky and reciting poetry written by the 18th century poet. Here we reveal 18 interesting facts about Robert Burns. 1 Robert Burns was born on January […]

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Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure, Walking

Macs Adventure Top 10 Walking and Cycling Tours of 2017

20 Dec , 2017  

The Macs Adventure tour list expands at a high rate every year as our products team work their socks off to find the most outstanding walking and cycling regions in the world. Not just find them, but them craft them into a delightful trip, full of backup, to ensure you have a hassle-free adventure every […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: West Highland Line – Rail & Hike

29 Nov , 2017  

The West Highland Way is one of the classic walks in the UK. It has all the scenery, gravitas, good company and excellent accommodation that you could wish for. However, there is another side to the West Highland Way that walkers only come into contact with briefly on their walk. There is a rail line […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking, West Highland Way

Where to Eat on the West Highland Way

24 Nov , 2017  

One of the questions people often ask about is where to eat on the West Highland Way. While it may seem like it is not as important as the walk itself, the scenery, the logistics of getting from A to B, what many people forget is that this is a holiday, and what trip away […]

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Adventure of the Week, Walking

Adventure of the Week: St Cuthbert’s Way

22 Nov , 2017  

When we think of pilgrimages, we tend to think about the world’s major routes, the pilgrimage to Mecca, the Camino de Santiago, the Shikoku trail in Japan or trips to Lourdes or Fatima. However, there are pilgrimage sites all over the world, each reflecting the historical religious beliefs of the area. Though each of these […]


Walking, West Highland Way

Highlights of the West Highland Way

16 Nov , 2017  

Charting a magnificent route through central Scotland and the Highlands, the long-distance walking trail, the West Highland Way, reveals a treasure trove of sights. From the settlement of Milngavie, just north of Glasgow, the walkway quickly heads into parkland and then open countryside as it heads north for 96 miles to reach the Scottish Highlands […]

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