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Drive Scotland's north coast with Mckinlay Kidd

Scotland's North Coast and Orkney - McKinlay Kidd

From £1265 per adult

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March — October

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The perfect pairing of wilderness and wonder on a self-drive: Scotland’s answer to Route 66 and combine with the magical islands of Orkney. Any element of this trip can be tailor-made to suit your individual requirements - just call 0141 260 9260.

Scotland's northern coastline has garnered an enviable reputation as one of the world’s great touring routes, offering keen drivers challenging roads and breath-taking scenery, while Orkney – just a 90-minute ferry crossing away – is like another world, where ancient Neolithic history meets unique landscape and more terrific driving.


£1265 per person in March, £1295 per person in April & October, £1375 per person in May through September.

Price is based on two adults sharing a double or twin en-suite room for 12 nights on a bed and breakfast basis in our hand-picked selection of small hotels and guest houses. This holiday also includes:

  • Return ferry crossings to Orkney and the Isle of Rousay
  • A Historic Scotland Explorer pass, allowing entry to Orkney’s key historical sites.

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.

Our unique itinerary combines both with alluring, comfortable accommodation.

Contact details

McKinlay Kidd
The Hatrack
144 St. Vincent Street
G2 5LQ
Inverness Airport
Boat Self drive
History Island Hopping Landscapes Wildlife

Tour prices


  • £1265 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


Tour company information

McKinlay Kidd

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.

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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