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  • George Street, Edinburgh
    George Street, Edinburgh
  • 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 George Street, you will find an exclusive selection of high-end shops and top designer boutiques sitting alongside high street favourites, including some of the biggest names in fashion and jewellery. There are also several delicious eateries, where you can refuel and admire the street’s iconic architecture.

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. Isle Of Skye Candle Company

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Isle Of Skye Candle COmpany

  2. Cameron Taylor

    Type

    Clothes

    Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    A Scottish cashmere knitwear label based in the heart of Edinburgh.

  3. Belinda Robertson

    Type

    Clothes

    Gradings

    North Berwick

  4. Seashore Gallery

    Type

    Arts & Crafts

    Gradings

    East Lothian

    Seashore Gallery is located in the small historic fishing village of Cockenzie & Port Seton, home of world renown artist John Bellany. The gallery overlooks the Firth of Forth and is on the John Muir Trail.

  5. Melville Golf Centre Shop

    Type

    Sporting Goods

    Gradings

    Eskbank

    Melville Golf Centre Shop is fully stocked with clothing, equipment and accessories for ladies, gents and juniors.

  6. McNaughtan's Bookshop

    Type

    Bookshops

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Mcnaughtan's Bookshop offers a large stock of second-hand and antiquarian books for sale.

  7. 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.

  8. SHEILA MACLEAN ART

    Type

    Galleries

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Sheila Maclean Art

  9. Pekoe Tea

    Type

    Crafts, Gifts & Specialities

    Gradings

    Edinburgh

    Welcome to Pekoe Tea - speciality shop

  10. The Malt Kiln

    Type

    Gifts & Collectables

    Gradings

    Haddington

    If you visit Haddington you must pop into the Malt Kiln - possibly the best gift shop in East Lothian.

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