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 […]


Kit Guide, Walking

Guide to buying a waterproof jacket

23 Nov , 2012  

Whatever the season, and wherever you’re walking, you’ll need a good quality waterproof jacket. It could be that you’re heading for warmer climes, so a waterproof jacket that is easy to stow away in your backpack will be a good choice, or you might be walking where it’s wet and windy, in which case you’ll […]

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Cycling, Kit Guide, Mountain Biking

What to pack for a cycle touring holiday

2 Oct , 2012  

Cycle touring is a great way to travel. By bike you can go at a speed that allows you to experience the country at first-hand. Travelling on two wheels is also cost-effective and environmentally friendly. But all these plus-points can so easily be spoiled by panniers that are TOO HEAVY! Fortunately, Macs Adventure organises cycle […]


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The Best Waterproof Jackets of 2011

29 Nov , 2011  

When it comes to waterproof jackets there are a few of the best that really stand out from the rest for under £100. So here is the Macs Adventure guide to the best waterproof jackets of 2011 for casual walkers. A waterproof jacket is an essential addition to anyone’s rucksack or work bag. Light, packable […]

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Paramo Velez Smock Review

6 Oct , 2011  

Buying a waterproof jacket is probably one of the most important decisions you will make when buying outdoor kit. Go Outdoors were kind enough to send me a Paramo Velez Smock, one of their range of waterproof jackets to review. I have no connection with Paramo or GO Outdoors and this is the honest opinion […]

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