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McKinlay Kidd

McKinlay Kidd

McKinlay Kidd - Telegraph Travel's 'Best Specialist Tour Operator 2017'

AITO Tour Operator of the Year 2016

At McKinlay Kidd, we’re passionate about Scotland, Ireland and England as holiday destinations, and are dedicated to helping independently-minded visitors find the perfect holiday. Recently named Telegraph Travel's ‘Best Specialist Tour Operator 2017’ as well as ‘AITO Tour Operator of the Year 2016’ based on customer reviews, McKinlay Kidd have spent years exploring. We have stayed in, eaten at, driven through, sailed across, and visited everything we recommend so that your holiday experience is as good as it gets.

We offer a range of holidays, from ...

AITO Tour Operator of the Year 2016

At McKinlay Kidd, we’re passionate about Scotland, Ireland and England as holiday destinations, and are dedicated to helping independently-minded visitors find the perfect holiday. Recently named Telegraph Travel's ‘Best Specialist Tour Operator 2017’ as well as ‘AITO Tour Operator of the Year 2016’ based on customer reviews, McKinlay Kidd have spent years exploring. We have stayed in, eaten at, driven through, sailed across, and visited everything we recommend so that your holiday experience is as good as it gets.

We offer a range of holidays, from island-hopping and wildlife watching to seafood experiences, classic car hire, and train touring, as well as unique places to stay including castles. Our flexible approach means that you can add your own personal touches or contact us for a unique tailor-made proposal, perfect for special holidays, honeymoons and celebratory occasions.

Reviews of McKinlay Kidd

McKinlay Kidd by Lab, 17 Oct 2018
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First class service read more

Grand Tour of Scotland by Train by Scotia, 12 Oct 2018
Traveller rating:

Returning to my birthplace was was a great experience. Self guided tour with detailed times and trains made everything ... read more

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McKinlay Kidd by Lab, 17 Oct 2018
Traveller rating:

First class service read more

Grand Tour of Scotland by Train by Scotia, 12 Oct 2018
Traveller rating:

Returning to my birthplace was was a great experience. Self guided tour with detailed times and trains made everything ... read more

Find a holiday with McKinlay Kidd

Dublin & Southern Highlights

Designed to combine Ireland’s highlights with special places to stay and hidden gems sought out by McKinlay ...

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Classic Round Scotland by Train

A holiday specially designed for travellers who want to experience authentic Scotland independently by rail...

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Cork to Connemara

Imagine the West of Ireland and you think of pretty coastal villages, dramatic seas, brightly-painted shops ...

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The Best of Britain & Ireland

This 15-night self-drive odyssey is a culmination of the 15 years our team have spent exploring unbeaten ...

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West Highland Line to Skye

Relax and take in the glorious scenery from Glasgow to Fort William, before enjoying the final section in ...

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West Highland Line Experience

Our unique holiday combines a fabulous day trip in first class on the Jacobite Express steam train, that ...

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Fly-drive Holidays

Flying makes our beautiful remote islands much more accessible for a holiday of any length, perhaps enabling you to take a short break to explore Shetland and Orkney ...

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Island Holidays

Scattered off the north and west coast of Ireland and Scotland there are hundreds of islands just waiting to be explored. Scotland’s most northerly islands are halfway ...

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Special Experiences

Special means different things to different people, but if we are talking about distinctive, out of the ordinary, exceptional, wow places... …to stay we know a few ...

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Train Touring Holidays

If your idea of a care-free holiday is car free, you’ll be spoilt for choice with our great selection of scenic train journeys and longer self-guided tours throughout ...

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Trips of a Lifetime

Epic landscapes, incredible journeys, memorable places to stay, local people to meet and authentic treasures to discover along the way. These are our guidelines for ...

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