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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. Gradings

    Jedburgh

    Sivi Davey is a sculptor and potter, creating sculptural pieces for the garden, including unique stoneware birdbaths and individually modelled ceramic cats. Also charcoal drawings and one-off prints.

  2. The Art Hut

    Type

    Galleries

    Gradings

    Lockerbie

    A quirky new art gallery recently opened in a farmyard near Lochmaben. Minette Bell Macdonald's The Art Hut is a former wooden storage shed in an open barn at Hartwood, which the artist has transformed into an intimate but bright gallery space.

  3. Sheep To Chic Limited

    Type

    Harris Tweed

    Gradings

    Perth

    From Sheep to Chic to you....discover handmade bags, accessories, gifts and soft furnishings made from Harris Tweed, handwoven in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. All our products are designed and made in the West of Scotland.

  4. Ola Gorie/the Longship

    Type

    Jewellery

    Gradings

    Kirkwall

    Ola Gorie is a family run, award-winning jewellery business, established in 1960 and based in the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland.

  5. Gradings

    Doune

    Our centre, located on the main street of Doune, provides information relating to the area once known as the Parish of Kilmadock. This includes the villages of Doune, Deanston and the surrounding area.

  6. Jane Glue Gallery

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    Orkney

  7. Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction

    Inverness

    Discover 'the story of tartan' and explore this weaving exhibition.

  8. House Of Cashmere Glasgow

    Type

    Wool & Tartan

    Gradings

    Glasgow

    Welcome to House Of Cashmere Glasgow

  9. The Celtic Cauldron

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Stirling

    Welcome to The Celtic Cauldron

  10. Gradings

    Inverness

    Welcome to Holm Mills Shopping Village

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