Orkney & Shetland Fly-Drive - McKinlay Kidd
Explore the far-flung Northern Isles of Orkney and Shetland on this fly-drive adventure.
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.
£1355 per person November 2023 to March 2024, £1425 per person for April & October, £1525 per person 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
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.
- Mainland, Shetland
- Self drive
- Island Hopping
Tour company information
Awarded AITO's Tour Operator of the Year in 2019 (Bronze), 2018 (Bronze) and 2016 (Gold), as well as Telegraph Travel's 'Best Specialist Tour Operator 2017' 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. McKinlay Kidd designs tailor-made short breaks, celebratory trips, long excursions, self-drive holidays and small group guided rail tours.
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