The Square Peg has been trading in Lochgilphead, Argyll, for over 35 years! Over that time it has grown from small beginnings into five different departments: No. 5 - where we sell fine jewellery, pottery, glass, beauty products, hats, wood turnings, scarves and more unique gifts. Where we can we buy Scottish gifts - we stock Highland Stoneware Pottery, the atmospheric designs of Cath Waters, and beautifully creative goods from Darach - made from whisky casks. The Sandwich Bar - our popular take-away, where we produce home-baking, hot & cold rolls and snacks, and serve organic and Rainforest Alliance approved Tikki coffee. No. 11 - Toys, Gifts and Cards -we have a great selection of wooden toys - traditional as well as modern - lovely plush animals from Steiff, ty UK, Jellycat and Charlie Bears, books, puzzles, games, etc. Here we also have more fun and quirky stock - stationery, every day and gift candles, design-led mugs and ceramics,and fabulous brands and design-led goods from the likes of Kikkerland, Sass and Belle, Wrendale, Thomas Joseph. From Scotland, we feature the colourful artwork of John Lowrie Morrison (Jolomo), Kevin Hunter, and Jan Laird's fabulous highland cows. We also have a wide range of greetings cards and wrapping paper from some wonderful companies. The Saturday Shop - only open on Saturdays, here you will find lots of bargains - goods that are slightly damaged or end-of-line products that we have removed from the main shops to make way for new products.
We carry many unique gifts from a great variety of suppliers - from small local crafts people , to some of the very best design-led products from the UK's premium suppliers.
We also sell on line at
(we are "the bricks behind the clicks")
The Sandwich bar opens it's door at 8am. The shops open at 9.30 am. The Saturday Shop is open from 10 - 4 on Saturdays.
We are not open on Sundays (it is Argyll, after all) BUT you can order goods from our site any time you like!