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    At McKinlay Kidd, we’re passionate about Scotland. We have stayed in, eaten at, driven through, sailed across and visited everything we recommend. That means we can design exceptional tailor-made Scottish holidays.  Let us inspire you.

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    What’s your idea of the perfect holiday in Scotland? The suggestions on this website can be combined in countless different ways, and we always relish the challenge of arranging a tailor-made holiday in Scotland just for you. If you can imagine it, we can make it happen.

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    Nothing is more memorable than a unique Scottish holiday experience.  Touring the Scottish Highlands in a classic car, catching your own seafood lunch, staying in an historic Scottish castle...believe us, these are dreams which can come true.

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    Why not make a virtue of Scotland’s variety? On these touring breaks, you’ll take in so many sights, sounds and experiences it could leave your head spinning! But we think you’ll find there’s no more delightful way to overwhelm your senses.

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    Skye..Orkney..Arran..Mull? Rugged, gentle, romantic, wild, remote, welcoming – the Scottish islands can be all of these things and more. Arriving by ferry is always a thrill, and no-one knows more about exploring these wonderful self-contained worlds than we do.

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    Scotland boasts a rich and diverse wildlife population, with many creatures you simply won’t see elsewhere: impressive minke whales, graceful golden eagles and majestic red deer.  Naturally, you have to know where to look - and we do.

  • Aston Martin 007 Weekend

    Aston Martin DB9 Convertible

    Celebrate in true Bond style with a British iconic car and a luxurious hidden hotel.

  • We are delighted to have been awarded - for the fourth year running, the accolade of "Best Small Tour Operator" in the highly respected  2014 Travel Awards, as rated by readers of the Guardian & Observer newspapers. A big thank you to all our past customers!

  • West Highland Line Experience


    This holiday is a great way to celebrate special occasions, such as landmark birthdays or anniversaries.

  • An Island Odyssey


    A Scottish island-hopping holiday taking in the contrasting islands of Arran, Skye, Islay & Mull.

  • Luxury Romance

    Loch Voil view

    Two exceptional, hidden gem hotels make for a wonderful romantic break.

  • Classic British Car Touring


    A heady combination: open roads, beautiful scenery, some great cars and cosy Scottish inns.

Thistle winner 2007 Thistle finalist 2009 Thistle winner 2012 Best small tour operator 2013, 2012, 2011 AITO assured Topp protected SDMA member
ATOL protected

Your money and your holiday are protected when you book with McKinlay Kidd. We comply fully with the strict Package Travel Regulations and cover all our customers’ holidays with an insurance bond. This means that customer’s prepayments for packages would be reimbursed in the unlikely event of our financial failure. All holidays including flights booked by McKinlay Kidd are further covered through the CAA with our ATOL licence. Our ATOL number is ATOL 9481. ATOL protection extends primarily to customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom. For further details.