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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. RhueArt Gallery





    Two Galleries and a Sculpture garden set in the magnificent landscape of Wester Ross. Showing some of the finest and most exciting contemporary Artists from Scotland and beyond. Three miles North of Ullapool.

  2. 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.

  3. Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction


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

  4. Gradings


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

  5. 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.

  6. Clog And Craft Shop


    Arts & Crafts



    This small shop in Invermoriston near the banks of Loch Ness boasts an extensive array of handmade clogs, leather products and other goods.

  7. Swanson Art Gallery





    Based in Thurso library, Swanson Gallery has a year round programme of local, Highland and touring exhibitions of fine artwork.

  8. Gradings


    Choose a special gift or memento of Skye from the wide range of local arts and crafts on display at this shore side workshop and gallery.

  9. 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.

  10. Green Tree Arts Studio


    Arts Centres



    Green Tree is an artistic hub, designed to foster creativity, support individuals and groups and promote talent. We provide temporary studio space, exhibition space with event promotion, artistic retreats, and creative workshops.


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