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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. Mission House Studio

    Type

    Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Harris

    Welcome to The Mission House Studio, a converted church in the “Bays of Harris”, the home and studio of Photographer Beka Globe and Ceramic Artist Nickolai Globe.

  2. Gradings

    Perth

    From Sheep to Chic to you....discover handmade bags, accessories, gifts and soft furnishings made from Harris Tweed, handwoven in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. All our products are designed and made in the West of Scotland.

  3. Sheila Fleet Jewellery

    Type

    Jewellery

    Gradings

    Glasgow

    Sheila Fleet is a creator of gold, silver and platinum jewellery that is all designed and made in Orkney.

  4. Cameron Taylor

    Type

    Clothes

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

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

  5. Strands

    Type

    Jewellery

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Located in the centre of Dumfries, Strands offers a wide range of designer, modern and contemporary jewellery, crafts and other delightful gift items.

  6. Gradings

    Edinburgh & The Lothians

    HeritageOfScotland.com offers the widest range of kilt accessories in Scotland: sporrans, ghilie shirts, tartan trousers, sgian dubhs, kilt shoes and all Clan items you can imagine. Free Worldwide Shipping.

  7. Portavadie Shop

    Type

    Tourist Shop

    Gradings

    Tighnabruaich

    Pop into the Portavadie Marina Shop and Chandlery to browse for gifts, treat yourself to a new pair of Dubarry boots or stock up on essentials.

  8. Scottish Borders Art Glass

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    • 2 Visitor Attraction
    2 Visitor Attraction

    Hawick

    Makers of art glass.

  9. Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Welcome to The Smithy Tearoom and Gift Shop

  10. Isle of Skye Candle Company

    Type

    Homes & Gardens

    Gradings

    Broadford

    Welcome to Isle of Skye Candle Company

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