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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. 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.

  2. Orkney Star Island Soap

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Stronsay

    Wonderful soaps made by hand and infused with island magic make a perfect gift or souvenir, or choose one of my unique hand-spun textiles for something extra special. Made for you with care at Orkney Star Island Soap & Textiles in Stronsay.

  3. The House of Darrach

    Type

    Tourist Shop

    Gradings

    • 5 Tourist Shop
    5 Tourist Shop

    Gartocharn

    Welcome to The house of Darrach

  4. The Scottish Deer Centre

    Type

    Wool & Tartan

    Gradings

    Cupar

    Welcome to The Scottish Deer Centre

  5. Gradings

    Elgol

    In the old Strathaird Steading, overlooking Loch Slapin, browse hand crafted jewellery, traditional Scottish knives and objects of art, all made on site by Master Goldsmith Garth Duncan.

  6. Honest Thistle

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Pitlochry and Highland Perthshire

    Welcome to Honest Thistle

  7. Gradings

    • 4 Tourist Shop
    4 Tourist Shop

    Wester Ross area

    Welcome to Carron Pottery, Craft Shop & Gallery

  8. Orkney Arts & Crafts

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Kirkwall

    Welcome to Orkney Arts & Crafts.

  9. Thistle Galleries Shopping Centre

    Type

    Department Stores

    Gradings

    Dumfries and Surrounding Area

    Welcome to Thistle Galleries.

  10. Pekoe Tea

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Pekoe Tea - speciality shop

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