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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


    Johnstons of Elgin has been creating the finest woollen and cashmere cloth, clothing and accessories since 1797.

  2. Gradings

    • 4 Arts Venue
    4 Arts Venue

    Inverness City Centre

    Set on the banks of the River Ness in the heart of Inverness, and offering drama, dance, shows, opera, musicals, comedy and music, Eden Court is the largest entertainment venue in the Highlands.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Tomintoul Art Gallery





    Enjoy a warm and welcoming atmosphere at the Tomintoul Art Gallery, home to artist in residence, Jane Lannagan.

  6. Assynt Visitor Centre




    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction


    Assynt Visitor Centre is located within the VisitScotland Information Centre located in the village of Lochinver. Find local information on things to see and do in the area and displays on geology, wildlife and fishing.

  7. Gradings


    View the stunning, handmade work of acclaimed glass designers Brodie Nairn and Nichola Burns at their working studio and gallery in the pretty Highland town of Tain.

  8. Gradings


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

  9. Skyeline Ceramics


    Arts & Crafts



    Discover a marvelous collection of handmade ceramics at this small working pottery and gallery on the Isle of Skye.

  10. Edinbane Pottery


    Arts & Crafts


    • 4 Tourist Shop
    4 Tourist Shop


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


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