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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

    • 3 Activity Centre
    3 Activity Centre


    Welcome to Stoneyfield Lochs Trout Fishery. A fly fishing venue, well stocked with quality trout set in well maintained grounds. Includes a 'Bothy' with toilet facilities and kitchenette, car park and disabled access directly to the loch-side.

  2. Gradings


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

  3. Gradings

    Skye & Lochalsh

    Discover an artistic hub on the Isle of Skye, home to some of the most inspiring and evocative work produced in Scotland.

  4. The Skye Shilasdair Shop


    Arts & Crafts


    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction


    Browse a marvelous array of hand knitted and naturally dyed garments and yarns at this excellent wool shop on the Isle of Skye.

  5. Gradings

    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum

    Inverness City Centre

    Explore exciting stories from the past and learn about the people, environment and traditions of the Highlands at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.

  6. Lyth Arts Centre


    Arts Centres



    During July and August each year the centre presents Six Simultaneous Exhibitions of Painting, Craft & Photography and also stages some evening concerts in the foyer.

  7. Logie Steading Visitor Centre


    Country Estates


    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction


    Welcome to Logie Steading Visitor Centre. The stone farm buildings are home to a shopping village, café and heritage centre. Walk around the Logie House garden or along the dramatic River Findhorn to complete your visit.

  8. Uig Pottery


    Arts & Crafts



    Watch hand-thrown ceramics being made at this small pottery located in the village of Uig on the Isle of Skye.

  9. Ferrycroft Visitor Centre


    Nature Centres & Reserves



    Ferrycroft is a Tourist Information and Heritage Centre with café, shop and toilets. There are games, displays and experiences for all ages. Admission is free.

  10. The Tain Pottery


    Arts & Crafts


    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction


    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.


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