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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. Aird Old Church Gallery

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    Arts & Crafts

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    Skye

  2. The Wee Boorachie

    Type

    Department Stores

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    • 4 Tourist Shop
    4 Tourist Shop

    Banchory

    Welcome to The Wee Boorachie

  3. Lindean Mill Glass

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    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Galashiels

    The glass studio is international renowned for contemporary-designed tableware and collections of vessels, plates and panels. Open Easter - Christmas Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm. Weekends by appointment, please contact workshop for holiday times

  4. The Glass Gallery

    Type

    China & Glass

    Gradings

    Coldstream

    The Julia Linstead Glass Gallery exhibits a wide range of Julia's gorgeous sandblated bowls. We also stock hand made perfume bottles, bowls, paperweights, jewellery and window panels and more by some of the best glass artists in the U.K.

  5. Butterworth Gallery

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    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Aboyne

    Butterworth Gallery is a family run gallery in Ballogie and features a permanent exhibition of oil paintings by Howard Butterworth.

  6. Gradings

    Elgol

    In the old Strathaird Steading, overlooking Loch Slapin, browse hand crafted jewellery, traditional Scottish knives and objects of art, all made on site by Master Goldsmith Garth Duncan.

  7. Love Cashmere

    Type

    Knitwear

    Gradings

    Hawick

    Love Cashmere is a collection of covetable, contemporary, luxurious designer cashmere accessories - hand made at our factory in Hawick, Scotland using the best cashmere yarns from Loro Piana and Todd & Duncan.

  8. The Barn, By Tighnabruaich

    Type

    Gifts & Collectables

    Gradings

    Tighnabruaich

    "The Barn" is a new start for the rustic former cattle byre in Millhouse, by Tighnabruaich.

  9. The Silver Thistle

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    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Ballater

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

  10. Gradings

    Gretna Green

    Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop is a shopper’s paradise – and the exciting range of stylish brands to be found here ensures that even though you may not be eloping, your pulse will most certainly be racing!

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