From the finest textile to unique arts and crafts to first-class original Scottish pieces, shop for unique gifts and souvenirs to take home that you won’t find anywhere else.
Spend a quite day browsing unusual and independent stores while soaking up the atmosphere of the region’s rural towns and villages and enjoy the genuine warm hospitality of local poeple.
The streets of Stornoway and Tarbert, the main towns on Lewis and Harris respectively, are packed with small, quirky shops nestled among many cosy eateries. Offering one-off prehistoric pottery pieces, handmade soaps and jewellery, accessories, traditional knitwear, various gifts galore and much more, the shopping experience here can be truly unique and rewarding.
See the work of talented artists and craftspeople while browsing their studios and galleries, meet them to find about how the local history, Gaelic culture and the wonderful landscape and wildlife inspire their creations and perhaps leave with a new painting or a photograph to remind you of this incredible corner of Scotland.
Superb range of Harris Tweed shops ensures that customers have the best choice for high quality clothing from jackets and kilts to handbags, purses and shoes. Learn how this internationally famous textile is woven using traditional handmade techniques and watch the creators at work on their products.
If you fancy a bite of food or just even a coffee, why not visit the local gourmet food stores or a small independent cafeteria for a taste of local food and drink? From freshly dived scallops to the most succulent local lamb, it’s all here.
Browse the listings below to find shops in Outer Hebrides and start planning your retail therapy today.