Top Choice Ceramics in Tongue to Durness

Lotte Glob Ceramic Studio

Among the harsh beauty of this stretch of coast, it's quite a surprise to come across this beautifully designed modern 'sculpture croft' where the resident artist takes inspiration from the local land- and seascapes…
Top Choice Clothing in Merchant City

Mr Ben

This cute place is one of Glasgow's best destinations for vintage clothing, with a great selection of brands like Fred Perry, as well as more glam choices, on offer.
Jewellery in Old Town

Hannah Zakari

This is Edinburgh’s coolest jewellery boutique, sourcing quirky pieces by indie designers from all over the world. Necklaces, earrings, brooches, cards, art prints, and accessories are gorgeously presented in a smal…
Vintage in Old Town


Armstrong’s is an Edinburgh fashion institution (established in 1840, no less), a quality vintage clothes emporium offering everything from elegant 1940s dresses to funky 1970s flares. As well as having retro fashio…
Clothing in Duirinish & Waternish

Shilasdair Yarns

The couple who run this place, a few miles north of Stein, moved to Skye in 1971 and now raise sheep, hand-spin woollen yarn, and hand-dye a range of wools and silks using natural dyes. You can see the dyeing proce…
Market in Stockbridge

Stockbridge Market

On Sundays, Stockbridge Market is the focus of the community, set in a leafy square next to the bridge that gives the district its name. Stalls range from fresh Scottish produce to handmade ceramics, jewellery, soap…
Food & Drinks in Elgin

Gordon & MacPhail

Gordon & MacPhail is the world's largest specialist malt-whisky dealer. Over a century old and offering around 450 different varieties, its Elgin shop is a place of pilgrimage for whisky connoisseurs, as well as…
Food & Drinks in New Town

Valvona & Crolla

The acknowledged queen of Edinburgh delicatessens, established during the 1930s, Valvona & Crolla is packed with Mediterranean goodies, including an excellent choice of fine wines. It also has a good cafe.
Bakery in Dundee & Angus

James McLaren & Son

Forfar, the county town of Angus, is the home of Scotland’s answer to the Cornish pasty: the famous Forfar bridie. A shortcrust pastry turnover filled with cooked minced beef, onion and gravy, it was invented in For…
Food & Drinks in Connel & Taynuilt

Inverawe Smokehouse & Fishery

Aficionados of smoked salmon should pay a visit to Inverawe Smokehouse & Fishery, 2 miles east of Taynuilt, where local salmon (and trout, herring and venison) is smoked over split oak logs. There’s also an angl…