The Workshop & Loft Gallery

Arts & Crafts

Front Road, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SL

    The Workshop & Loft Gallery is a knitwear and craft co-operative selling high-quality handmade knitwear and a variety of the best Orkney crafts.

    Visit the Workshop in St Margaret's Hope and view a wide range of classic knitwear in contemporary shapes based on traditional fisherman’s patterns, as well as the best in local crafts.  The Loft Gallery showcases the work of Orcadian and Scottish artists with changing exhibitions.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 opening times
    1 Mar 2016 - 24 Dec 2016
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 17:00
    Tuesday 10:00 17:00
    Wednesday 10:00 17:00
    Thursday 10:00 17:00
    Friday 10:00 17:00
    Saturday 10:00 17:00
    Sunday Closed

    Open Monday to Saturday. Closed Sunday. Closed in January. Open mornings only in February.


    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point

    Payment Methods

    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Kirkwall Airport, turn left onto A960 for about 4 miles, turn right on to B9052 and follow this for 5 miles until it meets the A961. Turn left onto A961, continue over the Churchill Barriers for about 8 miles, turn right into the village of St Margaret's Hope (B9043). Continue down through the village to parking in Cromarty Square. The Workshop is on Front Road.

    Getting there by ferry:- From Gills Bay, come off the ferry into the village. The Workshop is on Front Road. From John O'Groats, on A961 for 8 miles. Turn left into St Margaret's Hope (B9043) and down to Cromarty Square, The Workshop is on Front Road. From Scrabster follow signs to Kirkwall then A961 to South Ronaldsay, turn right into St Margaret's Hope (B9043). The Workshop is on Front Road.

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