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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 Ellie, 6 Aug 2018
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Everything was very well organised, the accommodation & recommendations were all good. This is the second holiday we’ve ... read more

Grand Tour of Scotland by Train by Diana Me, 6 Aug 2018
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Having never been to Scotland, McKinley Kidd put together a wonderful seamless trip for me. Great coordination and communication... read more

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Reviews Submitted: 427
Reviews Accepted: 427
Reviews Rejected: 0
McKinlay Kidd by Ellie, 6 Aug 2018
Traveller rating:

Everything was very well organised, the accommodation & recommendations were all good. This is the second holiday we’ve ... read more

Grand Tour of Scotland by Train by Diana Me, 6 Aug 2018
Traveller rating:

Having never been to Scotland, McKinley Kidd put together a wonderful seamless trip for me. Great coordination and communication... read more

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Shetland Fly-drive

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Mull Wildlife Experience

Our most popular wildlife holiday in search of whales, otters and eagles

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North of England by Train

Carefully designed holiday, touring Yorkshire and Hadrian's Wall by train, including the famous Settle-Carlisle ...

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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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