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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. Skye Batiks

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    Arts & Crafts

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    Portree

    Choose from a colourful array of men and women’s clothing made from authentic batik fabric with uniquely Scottish designs.

  2. Carrbridge Artists Studio

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    Arts & Crafts

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    Carrbridge

    This small art studio and gallery in the Highland village of Carrbridge hosts constantly changing exhibitions that the work of its owners the Buttress family.

  3. Dunbeath Heritage Centre

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    Exhibitions

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    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Dunbeath

    Discover the heritage, history and culture of Dunbeath at the Dunbeath Heritage Centre, birthplace of world famous author Neil M Gunn.

  4. 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.

  5. Skyeskyns

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    Arts & Crafts

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    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Waternish

    Skyeskyns is Scotland's only traditional exhibition tannery and offers free guided tours to see the story of leather. A world-class sheepskin experience.

  6. Gradings

    Halistra

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

  7. Green Tree Arts Studio

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    Arts Centres

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    Ferness

    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.

  8. The Highland Soap Company®

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    Arts & Crafts

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    • 4 Tourist Shop
    4 Tourist Shop

    Spean Bridge

    Scottish Handmade Soaps & Skincare. Our natural skin care products are handmade with an emphasis on organic, fresh wild harvested ingredients and herbal therapy in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

  9. The Tain Pottery

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    Arts & Crafts

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    • 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.

  10. 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.

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