Discover Orkney & Shetland with McKinlay Kidd

Orkney & Shetland Fly-Drive - McKinlay Kidd

From £1100 PER ADULT

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March — October

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Explore the far-flung Northern Isles of Orkney and Shetland on this fly-drive adventure. We can tailor-make any element of this trip to suit your individual requirements - - just give us a call on 0141 308 8009.

Fly north to the distinctive Orkney & Shetland islands and discover Scotland’s Viking and prehistoric past on this six night fly-drive adventure. See mysterious stone circles, experience the atmosphere of dwellings from 5,000 years ago and simply enjoy the contrasting landscapes, seascapes and wildlife.

Your hire car on each island group will give you the opportunity to explore in depth during your stay. The dramatic coastline is never far away, while causeways and short local ferry crossings make trips to neighbouring islands quite possible.


£1100 per person for March, April & October and £1180 per person for May to September.

Prices are based on 2 adults sharing a double/twin room ensuite for 6 nights on a bed and breakfast basis.This holiday also includes:

  • Direct flights from Glasgow or Edinburgh to Orkney, from Orkney to Shetland and back from Shetland to Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • A boat trip around Noss (May to mid-September holidays only)
  • Hire of a small manual car on each island
  • A Historic Scotland Explorer Pass

Room Upgrades:

There is the option to upgrade to a suite at the hotel on Orkney for an additional £45 per person, subject to availability.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

Contact details

McKinlay Kidd
Suite 120, Baltic Chambers
50 Wellington Street
G2 6HJ
Mainland, Shetland Orkney
Air Self drive
Island Hopping Landscapes Wildlife

Tour prices


  • £1100 Per adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


Tour company information

McKinlay Kidd

Recently awarded Telegraph Travel's 'Best Specialist Tour Operator 2017' as well as ‘AITO Tour Operator of the Year 2016’ based on customer reviews, McKinlay Kidd has spent years exploring the country. They have stayed in, eaten at, driven through, sailed across, and visited everything they recommend so that your experience of Scotland is as good as it gets. From wildlife holidays to whisky trails, from railway travel to touring in an Aston Martin or Tesla electric car, McKinlay Kidd designs tailor-made short breaks, celebratory trips, long excursions, and self-drive holidays.

Opening Times

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 6:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Sunday: Closed

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