Macs Adventure

Route Notes Issue 3: Macs Adventure’s Magazine

10 Jun , 2014  

Our latest dose of adventure inspiration comes in the form of issue number 3 of our online travel and activity magazine “Route Notes”. Thanks to all you readers for all the amazing feedback to the last issue (issue 2), which featured Neil’s Tour du Mont Blanc story, and some great ideas for active travel in […]

Macs Adventure

5 Alternative (crazy?!) ways to do a long distance trail

12 Apr , 2014  

The London Marathon runners are warming up for what for many will be the challenge of a lifetime. Yesterday, I mentioned to a friend my disappointment in myself at my absence of a training regime; “One day, I will do a marathon”, I decided aloud. “Good plan”, was the response, followed by “I know someone […]

Macs Adventure, Walking

Wow! Thanks for your donations to Friends of Nevis

26 Mar , 2014  

We’d like to thank YOU, our adventurers, for raising £1333.20 for the Friends of Nevis conservation charity. Outstanding generosity! Joy Biggin of Friends of Nevis said: “We are amazed by the amount your clients have donated, and thank them very much.” When you book a trip online with Macs Adventure, your specialist will turn into […]

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Cycling

Rise in visitors to Scotland’s great outdoors

7 Mar , 2014  

Scotland is at it again! Last month we reported on how the Scottish islands have topped a TripAdvisor league of the best isles to visit in the world. Now a new report reveals that visits to Scotland’s outdoors attractions rose by eight per cent between 2012 and 2013. The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Madeira – The Flower Island with a Wild Side

23 Dec , 2013  

“There’s a route to be checked – the Levadas of Madeira, can you do it?” … the phone call that started this adventure. Six days hiking around a European sub-tropical island! A quick scan of the route overview would have convinced any avid walker. Four days later the sight of Funchal’s extraordinary runway warmed the heart of […]

Walking

Feedback Favourites: How do you get teenagers off the internet?…

25 Jul , 2013  

We’ve had some great feedback from our self-guided walking and cycling tours this week, from how to get your teenagers to enjoy a vacation, to how to make the most of the Hadrian’s Wall Path… Nature / Cities / History / Adventure / Photography Muna the Rock Climber from Wolverhampton walked the Hadrian’s Wall Path […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking

Feedback Favourites: Discovering solo travel, and making unexpected friends

14 Jun , 2013  

Our favourites from our online reviews this week include Father’s Day inspiration (not sure what to get Dad? How about some quality time on a long walk?), and advice on the walker’s nemesis: the blister! Discovering Solo Travel Nick the Brave from Montreal tried out solo travelling on the Cumbria Way “I spend five days […]

Macs Adventure

Feedback Favourites: Best of Braveheart & an artist in the making

29 May , 2013  

Weekly Feedback Favourites We publish over 1300 reviews on our website to help you make an informed choice based on the words and photographs of previous adventurers. From the Best of Braveheart to an artist in the making, here are some extracts from our favourite Macs Adventure reviews and customer photos of the last seven […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

A Walk Through Time – The West Highland Way

10 May , 2013  

Paraffin Pathfinder, 26th April 2013 So you have prepared for the miles, but are you ready for the eons? (click on the blue bordered images for the full picture) Navigating the path is straight forward yet the route isn’t littered with directional graffiti. Whenever you need a clue at a junction or a turning, there […]

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Camino, Walking, West Highland Way

Why we agree with National Geographic’s top walking routes

17 Jan , 2013  

The world-renowned National Geographic magazine has come up with their top worldwide hikes – and three of our favourite walking holiday routes have made the list. Let us tell you why we rate these walks so highly. The West Highland Way, Scotland The West Highland Way is where our story began at Macs Adventure. We […]

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