Traditional Scottish Souvenirs
If you're looking for traditional Scottish artefacts and souvenirs, head to the cobbled streets of the Old Town — the Royal Mile is packed with shops selling Scottish specialities such as luxuriously soft cashmere, the unavoidable kilts, bagpipes, and whisky.
Heritage of Scotland
If you want to take a piece of Scotland home with you, then do not miss a visit to Heritage of Scotland, the ultimate store for all things Scottish. They have kilts, bagpipes, rugby shirts, Celtic and Scottish jewellery, suits of armour, and so much more.
The Marshmallow Lady
Claiming to be 'the first gourmet marshmallow shop', The Marshmallow Lady is a unique establishment selling these fluffy homemade treats crafted with love, using locally sourced ingredients. For the daring foodie, there's the adventurous beer-flavoured marshmallow. If that doesn't tempt you, perhaps the enticing chocolate mousse flavour sounds more appealing. With a wide variety of…
In Edinburgh's Old Town, the historic Royal Mile serves as the central axis connecting the magnificent Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. Branching off this iconic thoroughfare is a labyrinth of narrow alleys known as 'closes'. These charming alleys offer more than just picturesque backyards—they house hidden treasures such as cheese shops, jewellers, and kilt designers.…
Just off the Royal Mile, lies Victoria Street, where brightly coloured shops line up to sell all sorts of products to the city's visitors. Here, you can discover a plethora of offerings, ranging from artisanal cheese and cutting-edge fashion to authentic Scottish design products. Should hunger strike, you'll find yourself spoilt for choice with the…
Located right next to Waverley Station, Waverley Market is a shopping destination for both shopping fans and food lovers. It features authentic Scottish and popular high-street brands along with a wide range of small food venues and coffee shops.
Edinburgh Farmers' Market
Every Saturday behind the castle, the bustling Edinburgh Farmers' Market takes place selling and serving an array of local delights, including meats, cheeses, baked goods, and craft beer, plus a diverse range of products such as candles, knitwear, and more.
Discover the legendary Cadenhead Whisky, hailed as Scotland's oldest independent bottler. Prepare to be amazed by their extensive collection of whiskies, rums, and gins sourced from every corner of the world. The staff is very knowledgeable and will give you a great insight into all the different options and guide you through your choice.
Nestled in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, lies the enchanting Grassmarket — a place so picturesque it could be plucked from the pages of a fantasy novel. Here, amidst its original and quaint shops, artists and artisans showcase their wares. The area itself is very lively, making it a great place to stroll around…
Indulge in a fudge lover's paradise, where delectable treats await at every turn! While salted caramel and peanut butter reign as crowd favourites, the assortment of handmade fudges goes far beyond these classics. If you’re not sure that these are your cup of tea, you can first try a small piece before committing. And the…
Discover the joy of creativity at Edinburgh's longest-established 'paint your own' pottery workshop. Immerse yourself in a world of possibilities as you choose from a delightful range of white, unglazed pottery items, including mugs, plates, and bowls. With over 80 under-glaze colours at your disposal, you can let your imagination run wild and paint, splash,…
Nestled in the charming neighbourhood of Stockbridge, just a short stroll away from the vibrant Princes Street, you'll discover a boutique gallery showcasing the exquisite creations of Sheila Fleet, renowned as one of Scotland's top designer-makers of gold, silver, and platinum jewellery. With a deep-rooted inspiration drawn from the sea, sky, and Scottish landscapes, Sheila's…