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  • The Crail Pottery showroom in the East Neuk of Fife
    The Crail Pottery showroom, the East Neuk of Fife
  • Fraser Anderson's Orkney Hand Crafted Furniture workshop in Kirkwall, Orkney
    Orkney Hand Crafted Furniture
  • Shetland Jewellery in Weisdale, Shetland
    Shetland Jewellery
  • The Skoon Art Cafe on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides
    The Skoon Art Cafe, Isle of Harris

Come and experience Scotland’s fantastic crafts industry and purchase unique hand-made gifts, from jewellery and pottery, to wood carvings, textiles and paintings in a range of styles.

Scotland’s thriving crafts industry offers plenty opportunities to buy unique handmade gifts and lasting mementos of your visit. Why not embark on one of Scotland’s many craft trails, and even watch local crafts being made in front of your very eyes?

Explore the fascinating Orkney Craft Trail and discover unique Orcadian designs in jewellery, paintings, pottery and stunning traditional chairs made from driftwood and oat straw.

Uncover the distinctive Fair Isle knitting style on the Shetland Craft Trail where you can buy beautiful jumpers and hats with the pattern handmade by the Fair Isle Knitters. Stop off at the Shetland Jewellery workshop in Weisdale to see craftsmen making exceptional pieces inspired by Scandinavian mythology, local wildlife and traditional Celtic designs.

For more island arts and crafts, head to the Outer Hebrides and visit the Isle of Harris where you can peruse stunning local paintings inspired by the spectacular surrounding landscape at the Ardbuidhe Cottage Gallery near Drinishader or enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the Skoon Art Café.

One of the country’s most famous fabrics, Harris Tweed is still hand-woven using local wool. You will be able to buy everything from tweed blankets and cushions, to clothes and even stuffed toys.

The Isle of Eriskay is famous for the Eriskay Jersey, a rare and intricately patterned seamless jersey, traditionally made by local women for their fishermen husbands. Purchase your own jumper, handmade by island women, at the community co-op.

Take a trip to the delightful East Neuk of Fife, famous for its pottery. The quaint fishing villages are home to local potters’ workshops including Crail Pottery and Pittenweem Pottery.

Scotland’s Craft Town, West Kilbride, boasts eight craft studios offering the chance to view and buy quality work from both amateur artists and those with international acclaim. These include Hastingwood Basket Works who specialise in traditional willow baskets.

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  1. Fossil & Heritage Gift Shop

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Burray

  2. Trossachs Woollen Mill

    Type

    Wool & Tartan

    Gradings

    Callander

    Welcome to Trossachs Woolen Mill

  3. McCalls Ltd

    Type

    Kilts

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Welcome to McCalls Ltd

  4. Gradings

    Edinburgh & The Lothians

    HeritageOfScotland.com offers the widest range of kilt accessories in Scotland: sporrans, ghilie shirts, tartan trousers, sgian dubhs, kilt shoes and all Clan items you can imagine. Free Worldwide Shipping.

  5. Gradings

    Glasgow City Centre

    Visit The Glasgow School of Art Shop within the renowned Mackintosh building at 11 Dalhousie Street, and at the new 'Window on Mackintosh' Visitor Centre opposite, in the Reid building at 164 Renfrew Street.

  6. The Sweet Spot, Dunoon

    Type

    Specialist Shops

    Gradings

    Dunoon

    Welcome to Sweet Spot

  7. The Mole House

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Kelso

    Welcome to The Mole House. A colourful and quirky Gift & Home Accessories Shop full of very unusual things. We strive to "dig up different" things; well we are Moles! Bronzes, Pictures, Lamps, Sculptures, Ceramics, Sheila Fleet Jewellery

  8. The Silver Thistle

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Ballater

    The Silver Thistle is a small family run business located in the centre of Ballater, Royal Deeside.

  9. Shopping at Galloway Lodge

    Type

    Tourist Shop

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    In addition to our coffee shop we also have a fully stocked gift shop with a selection of Scottish food and gifts. Our hamper service offers bespoke hampers for any occasion.

  10. Gradings

    Edinburgh

    The Democrat is a lightning paced global thriller celebrating Thomas Muir's extraordinary efforts to establish democracy in Scotland, his worldwide adventures following on from his illegal arrest and his conviction to free his homeland...

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