About McKinlay Kidd


What they offer

Launched in 2003, McKinlay Kidd is dedicated to helping independently-minded visitors get the most out of their holiday to Scotland, Ireland or England. Awarded AITO Tour Operator of the Year in 2016 based on customer reviews, the company offers a range of holidays and short breaks, from island-hopping and wildlife-watching to seafood experiences, classic-car hire, fly-drive and train touring. The team hand-picks special places to stay including castles. Their flexible approach means you can add your own personal touches or their experts can create a unique tailor-made itinerary.

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Best selling destinations

  1. Scotland
  2. Ireland
  3. England

Fastest growing destinations

  • North Coast 500, Scotland
  • Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland
  • Hadrian’s Wall

Industry awards (last three years)

AITO Bronze Tour Operator of the Year 2018
Telegraph Travel Awards, Best Specialist Operator 2017
AITO Tour Operator of the Year, 2016
Guardian/Observer Travel Awards, Best Small Tour Operator, 2014


Consumer protection and associations


Did you know?

“McKinlay Kidd was the first tour operator to offer the rental of luxury high-performance Tesla electric vehicles to tour the north coast of Scotland.”


Reservations phone number: 0141 260 9260

Reservations email address: [email protected]

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