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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. Weavers Craftshop and Cafe

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    • 3 Tourist Shop
    3 Tourist Shop

    Lairg

    Fantastic gift shop and cafe with sea views and outside seating.

  2. Highland Stoneware Limited

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Lochinver

    Highland Stoneware was formed in 1974 in the north-west Highlands of Scotland, and has built an international reputation for quality and innovation.

  3. 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.

  4. Gradings

    Tain

    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.

  5. Green Tree Arts Studio

    Type

    Arts Centres

    Gradings

    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.

  6. Swanson Art Gallery

    Type

    Galleries

    Gradings

    Thurso

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

  7. Gradings

    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction

    Lybster

    Discover the story and amazing history of the picturesque port of Lybster at the Lybster Harbour and Visitor Centre.

  8. Edinbane Pottery

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    • 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.

  9. Isle Of Skye Crafts

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Portree

    Choose from a fantastic selection of counted cross stitch knit kits designed and produced on the Isle of Skye.

  10. Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Loch Ness

    Explore the mysteries and discover the history of the world famous Loch at the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition Experience.

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