Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The Arran Coastal Way

10 Jul , 2019  

Looking back over all that we have written about, it came as a big shock that we have never once written a blog about one of our oldest, best-loved trips. For most people in Macs Adventure, this Island has played a large part in our lives. It is a place of true wilderness, of community […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week: The Glen Affric Trail

5 Jun , 2019  

While we all ponder the damage we are doing to the environment and think of ways to make things better, there is a place in Scotland that has been trying to press the reset switch since the 1960s. It has long been known as one of the most beautiful places in Scotland, but great strides […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

Wildlife on the West Highland Way

13 May , 2019  

When you are undertaking a walking holiday in Scotland, or indeed anywhere, one of the main attractions is the wildlife that may be encountered en route. The West Highland Way offers great scope to view and experience wildlife along its entire length and a little knowledge of what to expect can add an extra dimension […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

The Unofficial National Bird of Scotland – The Golden Eagle

15 Apr , 2019  

So, yes, there is no official National Bird of Scotland. The Golden Eagle is one of the most impressive birds in Scotland, its might dominating the skies for those lucky enough to see it, but alas, as yet, it has not attained official National Bird status, but that does not diminish the joy of trying […]

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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking

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

16 Jan , 2019  

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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Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

Adventure of the Week: The West Highland Way

9 Jan , 2019  

Walkers on the West Highland Way

This blog is a short, but hopefully informative love letter to the trip that made Macs Adventure the big, beautiful company it is today. The main reason for highlighting it today is to make people aware that availability for May is starting to sell out and June is not too far behind.  So if June is […]

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Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure, Walking

Macs Adventure Top 10 Walking and Cycling Tours of 2018

28 Dec , 2018  

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 then craft them into a delightful trip, full of backup, to ensure you have a hassle-free adventure every […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

The Best Hiking in the Outer Hebrides

27 Dec , 2018  

The Outer Hebrides is surely on everyone’s list as a must see at some point in their lives? If not, it definitely should be. The small chain of islands boasts some of the UK’s finest beaches, dramatic scenery, a variety of wildlife, wild mountain ranges as well as a rich history and unique Gaelic culture. […]

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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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Walking

Best time to go walking in Scotland

22 Oct , 2018  

Scotland boasts four distinctive seasons and a walking holiday in each of these seasons promises many new and rewarding treats. Landscapes, as well as a wealth of flora and fauna, change from season to season and walkers will be delighted by all that they see in spring, summer, autumn and winter. Here we bring you […]

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