Macs Adventure

The Safari Less Travelled – A Rare Find?

9 Sep , 2019  

You are heading out in the direction of Holy Isle, your last leg on the splendid St Cuthbert’s Way walk. The early morning mist rises ahead of you, slowly burning off in the hazy sun. The slippery damp grass folds underfoot as you follow the trail between the dripping overhanging shrubs and dense verdant bushes, […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

A Safari Less Travelled – England’s South West Coast

5 Aug , 2019  

Gulls in Cornwall

Do you believe in coasts? Well, I certainly do, and I hope that you will join me in getting to grips with the wildlife that abounds in and around the seas that surround England’s south-west corner! The South West Coast Path stretches 630 miles from Somerset to Dorset, encompassing a myriad of coastal environments and […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Walking

A Safari Less Travelled – Scotland

9 Jul , 2019  

Osprey sighting in Scotland

Part of the Macs Adventure team since 2010, Dan Greenwood is a passionate wildlife enthusiast, and a wealth of knowledge on the subject. To begin his blog series, he explains why you don’t need a trip-of-a-lifetime budget to go on safari… 4th May: I woke before the dawn and checked my rucksack. Binoculars? Check. Spotting […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

The Unofficial National Bird of Scotland – The Golden Eagle

15 Apr , 2019  

So, yes, there is no official National Bird of Scotland. The Golden Eagle is one of the most impressive birds in Scotland, its might dominating the skies for those lucky enough to see it, but alas, as yet, it has not attained official National Bird status, but that does not diminish the joy of trying […]

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Adventure of the Week, Drive & hike, Macs Adventure, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Walking & Wildlife on Mull and Iona

23 Aug , 2017  

I normally try to write nice, balanced articles for the Adventure of the Week, but this time I am going full bias! If you are looking for an adventure in the most beautiful place on earth, then look no further! In a nutshell Walking & Wildlife on Mull and Iona lets you explore three of […]

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Discovery, Drive & hike, Walking

England or Scotland?

8 Mar , 2017  

The Peak District

Over the course of the 6 Nations, considered by many to be rugby’s greatest championship, we will be comparing some of our favourite walking and cycling tours located in the competing nations: Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, France & Italy. England v Scotland   England: The Peak District The first area to be designated a national park […]

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Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

Friday Five: Top Wildlife Holidays

21 Aug , 2015  

One of the best things about self-guided walking holidays is that you can really connect with nature. These locations have been specifically selected because they offer great opportunities to see various forms of wildlife. Combine this with breathtaking views and rewarding walking routes and you have a perfect holiday!   1. UK The biodiversity to be […]

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