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West Highland Way: The Best moments of 2018

14 Sep , 2018  

Sore feet statue west highland way

Scotland’s favourite hiking trail, the West Highland Way, is a 96 mile adventure on foot from the edge of Glasgow’s urban sprawl into the wild Highlands, and onward to the west coast of Scotland in Fort William. Each year we organise 1000s of walkers’ trips on the West Highland Way, and encourage our hikers to […]

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West Highland Way

Travel to the Start of the West Highland Way in Milngavie

8 Feb , 2018  

Getting to Milngavie (pronounced mull-guy) can prove confusing to thise starting the West Highland Way, not least because if you call it “miln-gavie” most Glaswegians will look at you with blank incomprehension. Here is a quick and easy guide to getting to the start of the West Highland Way in Milngavie. Location: Milngavie is located […]

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

10 Top Tips for the West Highland Way

30 Jan , 2018  

When you undertake walking holidays in Scotland or indeed walking holidays anywhere it is always beneficial to have tips from the experts! So, here are my 10 top tips for a walking holiday along the West Highland Way: 1. Pack for inclement weather.  Walking the West Highland Way you will find that you are exposed […]

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Your 2018 Adventure Calendar

28 Dec , 2017  

2018 adventure goals

As one year ends, it’s time to reflect on adventures gone by, or maybe consign some things to the past and start looking forward to a year of fun, positivity, and adventurous times! Stuck for ideas? Here is our handy guide to where to go each month of 2018, to get the travel inspiration flowing […]

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#MacsMoment – Best of the West Highland Way 2017

5 Dec , 2017  

snowman on the west highland way

Macs Adventure’s annual photography competition encourages people to send in photos of their trip that best emphasise what their adventure has been all about. It doesn’t require you to be the greatest photographer in the world, just to capture the moment and share it with fellow Macs Adventure customers. We have had a ton of […]

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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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Giving Back to our Most Walked Way

7 Nov , 2017  

West Highland Way

Two weeks ago, twelve Macs staff began the work day a little different. Instead of heading into the office, we donned our best wet-weather gear, stocked ourselves with bin bags and litter pickers, and headed out for a hike. This past year, Macs Adventure helped put 1,897 pairs of boots on the West Highland Way. […]

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How Many Days to Walk the West Highland Way?

4 Sep , 2017  

At 96 Miles the West Highland Way is a challenge no matter how much time you choose to spend on it, however, the main thing is to tailor the challenge to suit you best. Everyone has a different idea about how many days they want to take to complete this majestic walk, ranging from the […]

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