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

Adventure of the Week: The West Highland Way

11 Apr , 2018  

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 May is completely sold out and June is not too far behind.  So if June is your prefered time […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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: 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 […]

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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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