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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. 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.

  2. buyaquaich.com

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to buyaquaich.com

  3. Fluke Jewellery

    Type

    Jewellery

    Gradings

    Birsay

    All Fluke Jewellery’s pieces are designed and crafted by Roger Philby.

  4. Scapa Crafts Orkney Chairs

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Kirkwall

    Unique Chairs, Unique Quality... from Scapa Crafts! We handcraft Traditional Orkney Strawback Chairs using Orkney-grown oat straw and Driftwood. We pride ourselves on the quality of our Orkney Chairs. Enjoy tomorrows heirlooms today!

  5. The CatStrand

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    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Welcome to The Catstrand

  6. St John's Shopping Centre

    Type

    Shopping Centres & Villages

    Gradings

    St John’s Shopping Centre is situated right at the heart of Perth’s friendly and welcoming shopping area. A must for any visitor, the shopping centre is packed with over 30 retailers, providing a relaxed, quality shopping experience.

  7. Gradings

    • 3 Tourist Shop
    3 Tourist Shop

    Leith

    Welcome to Leith Mills

  8. Gradings

    Dumfries and Surrounding Area

    Welcome to T.B.Watson Ltd - a specialist Whisky and Wine Merchant with over 100 years of retail experience.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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