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  • The Crail Pottery showroom in the East Neuk of Fife
    The Crail Pottery showroom, the East Neuk of Fife
  • Fraser Anderson's Orkney Hand Crafted Furniture workshop in Kirkwall, Orkney
    Orkney Hand Crafted Furniture
  • Shetland Jewellery in Weisdale, Shetland
    Shetland Jewellery
  • The Skoon Art Cafe on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides
    The Skoon Art Cafe, Isle of Harris

Come and experience Scotland’s fantastic crafts industry and purchase unique hand-made gifts, from jewellery and pottery, to wood carvings, textiles and paintings in a range of styles.

Scotland’s thriving crafts industry offers plenty opportunities to buy unique handmade gifts and lasting mementos of your visit. Why not embark on one of Scotland’s many craft trails, and even watch local crafts being made in front of your very eyes?

Explore the fascinating Orkney Craft Trail and discover unique Orcadian designs in jewellery, paintings, pottery and stunning traditional chairs made from driftwood and oat straw.

Uncover the distinctive Fair Isle knitting style on the Shetland Craft Trail where you can buy beautiful jumpers and hats with the pattern handmade by the Fair Isle Knitters. Stop off at the Shetland Jewellery workshop in Weisdale to see craftsmen making exceptional pieces inspired by Scandinavian mythology, local wildlife and traditional Celtic designs.

For more island arts and crafts, head to the Outer Hebrides and visit the Isle of Harris where you can peruse stunning local paintings inspired by the spectacular surrounding landscape at the Ardbuidhe Cottage Gallery near Drinishader or enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the Skoon Art Café.

One of the country’s most famous fabrics, Harris Tweed is still hand-woven using local wool. You will be able to buy everything from tweed blankets and cushions, to clothes and even stuffed toys.

The Isle of Eriskay is famous for the Eriskay Jersey, a rare and intricately patterned seamless jersey, traditionally made by local women for their fishermen husbands. Purchase your own jumper, handmade by island women, at the community co-op.

Take a trip to the delightful East Neuk of Fife, famous for its pottery. The quaint fishing villages are home to local potters’ workshops including Crail Pottery and Pittenweem Pottery.

Scotland’s Craft Town, West Kilbride, boasts eight craft studios offering the chance to view and buy quality work from both amateur artists and those with international acclaim. These include Hastingwood Basket Works who specialise in traditional willow baskets.

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  1. Islay Woollen Mill Co Ltd

    Type

    Wool & Tartan

    Gradings

    Islay

    Welcome to Islay Woollen Mill Co Ltd

  2. Crafts & Things

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Glencoe and Loch Leven area

    Welcome to Crafts & Things

  3. Pekoe Tea

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Pekoe Tea - speciality shop

  4. Alba The Artshop

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Oban, Mull and Lorn

    Welcome to alba the artshop

  5. The Square Peg

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Lochgilphead

    We sell gifts, toys, cards and snacks! We carry many unique gifts from a great variety of suppliers, and all our sandwich bar goods are made on the premises

  6. Gradings

    Wigtown

    Welcome to Association of Wigtown Booksellers

  7. Cameron Taylor

    Type

    Clothes

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    A Scottish cashmere knitwear label based in the heart of Edinburgh.

  8. SHEILA MACLEAN ART

    Type

    Galleries

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Sheila Maclean Art

  9. Pebbles

    Type

    Jewellery

    Gradings

    Bo'ness

    Welcome to Pebbles

  10. Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Welcome to Galloway Gems and Craft Centre, an epic and unique store in Castle Douglas where we stock a vast range of art supplies, crafting materials, yarn, fabric, and much more. Come and visit us in-store in the South West of Scotland!

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