Must see shopping in Orkney & Shetland

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    Shetland Craft Trail

    This association of handicrafts producers publishes a brochure detailing the places around the islands where you can stop to observe spinners, weavers and…

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    Brig Larder

    This excellent produce shop in a noble old central building has fine Orkney meat, fish and cheeses and is perfect for finding posh picnic fare or an…

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    Sheila Fleet

    Orkney's best-known jewellery designer creates some exquisite pieces seemingly lit from within. She draws on local traditions and storytelling for her…

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    Orkney Wine Company

    The Orkney Wine Company has handmade wines produced with berries, flowers and vegetables, all naturally fermented. Get stuck into some strawberry-rhubarb…

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    Shetland Jewellery

    Shetland's mixed Scandinavian and Celtic heritage is in evidence in the symbols used here. Gold and silver jewellery of high quality can be browsed in…

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    Hoxa Tapestry Gallery

    Leila Thomson's sweeping tapestry creations channel Orkney's landscapes and seascapes, as do her daughter's paintings, in this gallery three miles from…

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    This jewellery store features the work of three Orcadian designers, with their beautiful earrings, brooches and necklaces inspired by local landscapes and…

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    The Longship, established in 1859, has Orkney-made crafts, food, gifts and exquisite designer jewellery across adjacent shops.

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    Judith Glue

    This absorbing shop has some fine handmade knitwear as well as an eclectic range of Orkney crafts and souvenirs.

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    Orcadian Bookshop

    This bookshop, located on Kirkwall's main shopping street, has a great selection of local books and newspapers.

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    This spinning mill specialises in producing yarn from native Shetland sheep. As well as seeing the mill at work, you can buy yarn for knitting, or…

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    Mirrie Dancers

    The amazing chocolate creations of this little high-street shop bring a touch of colour and sparkle to even the bleakest Shetland day. The name is a local…

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    Waterfront Gallery

    One of many craft shops along the main street of Stromness, this likeable grotto covers a lot of bases, offering quality local artwork, woollen items,…

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    JG Rae

    On Lerwick's main shopping strip, this spot offers you the chance to browse and buy the creations of Shetland Jewellery from West Mainland.

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    Shetland Soap Company

    This well-established high-street shop and workshop produces high-quality traditional and modern soaps and skincare products, many using local Shetland…

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    Shetland Times Bookshop

    On Lerwick's picturesque main shopping street, this place has every book you could possibly want to read about Shetland, plus a good children's section.