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 […]


Walking, West Highland Way

Cash boost for two Scottish walking trails

14 Jan , 2013  

Two of Scotland’s popular long-distance walking trails have been awarded a cash injection. The original and much-loved waymarked route, the West Highland Way is set to benefit from a £750,000 Government funding boost, while the Great Glen Way is to receive £1million. The money will be spent on improving sections of the walking trails, and […]

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Our Top Ten Bucket List Walking & Cycling Adventures

3 Jan , 2013  

I know it’s a cliché but the New Year is a great time to look ahead and dream about, plan or perhaps even book your next adventure. With this in mind the team at Macs sat down and after hours of debate we have settled on our top 10 bucket list adventures. 1.   The Camino de […]


Walking, West Highland Way

Opening of Gore-Tex Scottish National Trail

1 Nov , 2012  

Scotland’s longest walking route was launched this week, offering a fabulous trail from the English Border to the northern Highlands. The Gore-Tex Scottish National Trail begins in Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders and finishes at Cape Wrath in the north-west Highlands – and links a number of existing long-distance trails to form one 470-mile walk. […]

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10 great autumn walks in the UK

28 Sep , 2012  

Walking in autumn reveals a kaleidoscope of glorious countryside colours and a range of wildlife gems. Less visited routes, fabulous blue skies and amazing golden sunsets add to the delights of a walk in the UK at this time of year. Now is the perfect time to pull on your walking boots and warm layers […]

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Walking, West Highland Way

West Highland Way Video

15 Mar , 2012  

West Highland Way Video Diary from Macs Adventure on Vimeo. Dan Greenwood, the West Highland Way specialist at Macs Adventure walking holidays, takes you with hime as he walks the West Highland Way. Join Dan on the West Highland Way as he regales you with all sorts of nonsense. Don’t say I didn’t warn you!

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Try something new in 2012

17 Jan , 2012  

Why don’t you try something new in 2012? The Alps are enjoying one of their best ever snow seasons. Our Vercors Snowshoeing Adventure is the perfect way to discover the joys of inn to inn snowshoeing. No experience necessary, just a sense of adventure! Too chilly? Then you must try one of our summer walking […]

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Macs Adventure, Walking, West Highland Way

Guest Blog – Walking the West Highland Way by Dr Keith Thomson

22 Dec , 2011  

What a wonderful walk five friends (Martyn, John, Tony, Nick, Geof) and I had during the Royal Wedding weekend, completing the 96 mile West Highland Way (WHW) from Milngavie, a northern suburb of Glasgow, to Fort William in only four days.  We enjoyed cloudless skies and sunshine every day but, most importantly, there were no […]

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Tony’s West Highland Way Blog

29 Sep , 2011  

This is a guest post by Tony Thomas who walked the West Highland Way from 8th to the 13th of September 2011 with his friends Patrick and Mavis Powell. Their West Highland Way walk was organised by Macs Adventure walking holidays and he was kind enough to share this detailed account of his adventure on […]