McKinlay Kidd

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  • About McKinlay Kidd


    At McKinlay Kidd, we want to make sure you have a holiday experience to remember.

  • We were delighted to be awarded Best Small Tour Operator in the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Guardian/Observer Travel Awards, and absolutely thrilled to win this prestigious honour for the FOURTH year running in 2014 . This is truly meaningful honour, as it is voted for by readers based on their recent holiday experiences.

  • AITO Membership

    McKinlay Kidd is proud to be a member of the Association of Independent Tour Operators, which represents Britain’s leading independent tour operators and encourages high standards of quality and service. McKinlay Kidd abides by the Code of Conduct and adheres to the AITO Quality Charter which can be viewed on

Our mission: creating perfect holidays in Scotland. The reason we know where to find quiet, unspoilt beaches, hotels with a truly personal touch and restaurants where you can savour especially memorable food is simple: we have spent our lives exploring Scotland and care about seeking out the details that add the finishing touches to your Scottish holiday. Every single recommendation is based on personal experience. Our golden rule is simple: we wouldn’t send you anywhere in Scotland that we haven’t been ourselves.