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  • Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum
    Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum
  • Old woman in historic dress cooks at an open hearth in the centre of a reconstruction of an old croft house
    The Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore
  • A stone carving on display at the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
    Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
  • The Skye Museum of Island Life
    The Skye Museum of Island Life

Discover the Highlands’ arts and culture attractions where you can see how the region’s ancient landscapes, fascinating history and vibrant culture have inspired the work of many talented people.

From the thriving city to peaceful towns and villages, you can explore a fantastic variety of arts centres, galleries, theatres and craft shops spread throughout the Highlands.

Visit Johnstons of Elgin and discover the history of Scottish cashmere, catch a show in the legendary Eden Court Theatre, or head to the Isle of Skye where you will find an artistic hub of local crafts people and a thriving arts scene. You will also find that some of the Highlands’ arts and culture attractions offer workshops, where you can embrace your creative side and make your very own piece of art.

Browse through the listings of arts and culture attractions in the Highlands and start planning your creative day out today.

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  1. Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Thurso

    Caithness Horizons is an enthralling new visitor attraction located in Thurso which acts as a hub for the surrounding Caithness area.

  2. Loch Ness Clay Works

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    Arts & Crafts

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    Loch Ness

    Visit the secluded workshop where Rebekah Allan has practiced the tradition of artisan pottery for the last 20 years.

  3. A'anside Studios

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    Arts & Crafts

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    • 4 Tourist Shop
    4 Tourist Shop

    Tomintoul

    Discover unique and high quality wood design and stained glass at the A’anside Studios in the Cairngorm Mountains.

  4. The Thurso Cinema

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    Cinema

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    Thurso

    Welcome to The Thurso Cinema

  5. Gradings

    Ullapool

    Located in beautiful rural surroundings, this superb wood turning centre offers a fine selection of hand carved and turned objects, tuition and all the raw materials needed woodturning.

  6. Edinbane Pottery

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    Arts & Crafts

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    • 4 Tourist Shop
    4 Tourist Shop

    Edinbane

    This small pottery on the Isle of Skye specialises in wood-fired and salt-glazed ceramics that combine contemporary, distinctive design with functionality.

  7. The Tain Pottery

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    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Tain

    The Tain Pottery and Visitor Centre is easily located on the A9, just south of the Royal Burgh of Tain and will be an ideal place to break your journey or seek refuge from inclement weather.

  8. Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Inverness

    Find out more about the events leading up to, during and after the Battle of Culloden at the new and award-winning visitor centre.

  9. Gradings

    Portree

    Nestled on the stunning Trotternish Peninsula, the Trotternish Artist Studio and Gallery features a wide selection of landscape originals and mounted photographic work.

  10. Caledonian Bears

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    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Fort William

    The Caledonian Bears are a unique collection of hand-made Scottish tweed teddy bears.

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