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  • Edinburgh's Harvey Nichols Department Store, St Andrews Square
    Harvey Nichols Department Store, St Andrews Square
  • The interior of Jenners Department Store, Princes Street
    Jenners Department Store, Princes Street
  • The Cross, the centre of Linlithgow High Street
    The Cross, Linlithgow High Street
  • Shopping on Victoria Street, Old Town Edinburgh
    Shopping on Victoria Street, Old Town Edinburgh © Kenny Lam

What could be better than world-class shopping in beautiful surroundings? Edinburgh & The Lothians are home to a wide range of shops, so whether you are a devotee of designer names or in heaven on the high street, the shopping won’t disappoint.

The city centre is the ideal place to start a shopping trip. You will find all the essential shops on Princes Street, as well as a grand old Edinburgh institution, Jenners, a quirky department store which has been a city landmark since it first opened in 1838.

For a modern shopping experience, visit the only Harvey Nichols in Scotland which sits on St Andrews Square just behind Princes Street and is full of luxurious treats. On nearby George Street you will find exclusive shops sitting alongside high street favourites.

If you are looking for city centre shopping with a difference, the Royal Mile offers a shopping experience that you won’t find anywhere else. The Scottish shops on the Royal Mile offer perfect souvenirs alongside top-quality cashmere, whisky and delicious handmade fudge.

There is certainly no shortage of individual boutiques and charming shops in Edinburgh. The historic Grassmarket is a magnet for unusual shops, encompassing vintage clothes, contemporary jewellery and rare books.

The popular areas of Stockbridge, Bruntsfield, Morningside and the West End are also home to many unique shops and tearooms. While wandering around these shops, you will soon discover that each area has its own distinctive character.

In the Lothians, there are also great shopping opportunities. Named as one of the top 5 shopping outlets in the UK, there are over 70 designer brands to choose from at Livingston Designer Outlet, with discounts of up to 60 percent. Alternatively, visit Linlithgow, a Fairtrade Town, where you will find independent shops with a conscience.

Many of Edinburgh’s attractions, such as Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, are close to the shopping areas, so why not complete the perfect day out by combining shopping with a visit to some of Edinburgh’s showcase attractions?

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  1. Just g Boutique

    Type

    Clothes

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Just g Boutique

  2. 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.

  3. Blackhouse

    Type

    Harris Tweed

    Gradings

    Gullane

    Welcome to Blackhouse.

  4. Multrees Walk

    Type

    Shopping Centres & Villages

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Multrees Walk is one of the finest avenues for retailing in Edinburgh, with something for everyone including males, females and even children.

  5. Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Armstrongs Vintage Emporium is a tardis like store overflowing with antique uniforms, vintage handbags, hats and clothes from every decade dating back to Victorian costume.

  6. Jenners Department Store

    Type

    Department Stores

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Jenners is Edinburgh's oldest department store, having maintained its original position on Princes Street since 1838.

  7. Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Geoffrey (Tailor) offers ladies and gents kiltmaking and tailoring, with stores in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

  8. Romanes & Paterson

    Type

    Wool & Tartan

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Welcome to Romanes & Paterson

  9. Isle Of Skye Candle Company

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Isle Of Skye Candle COmpany

  10. House of Fraser

    Type

    Department Stores

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Welcome to House Of Fraser

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