SIMPLY THE BEST
EDINBURGH WOOLLEN MILL VISITOR CENTRES
FOR TWEEDS, TARTANS AND TASTY MEALS
At present all Edinburgh Woollen Mill visitor centres remain closed.
We suggest that you visit their website for up-to-date information.
For when the centres are open again, some information for you. Edinburgh Woollen Mill 's Simply the Best visitor centres should be part of your visit to Scotland. You have plenty of choice, from Jedburgh in the Borders to John o Groats on the north coast. The Edinburgh Woollen Mill is well established as a retailer of fashion and traditional wear for both men and women, with good-quality tweeds and woollens on sale, as well as super gifts. Highlights include the Scottish Deer Centre at Cupar, with nine species of deer, pathways, and treetop walkways, plus the Highland Smokehouse which sells delicious smoked kippers, trout and salmon. The Scottish Wool Centre at Aberfoyle has spinning and weaving demonstrations and visitors can watch a performance by the famous 'sheepducks' - a team of collies specialising in duck round-ups. History enthusiasts will enjoy the Moffat Mill - which has a huge selection of tweeds, tartans and knitwear, and visitors can watch weavers working on traditional Hattersley looms. The Edinburgh Woollen Mill operates Clan and Tartan Centres; do you have Scottish ancestry? If so, make sure to ask when you visit and get your clan certificate.
For a true taste of Scotland, enjoy a free whisky tasting in 'The Spirit of Scotland Whisky Shops' which stock over 150 top brands, some of which are not available outside Scotland. There are special events at Leith Mills in Edinburgh and other locations, which can be tailor-made to visitor itineraries. All the Woollen Mill's centres have a range of clothing, knitwear, golf wear, gifts and foods, as well as delicious meals and snacks.. There is also great shopping!
For shopping for super woollens and tweeds, for coffees and afternoon teas and for meals!
Edinburgh Woollen Mill Centres are the places to go to browse, shop and relax with a coffee or a delicious afternoon tea special. Tea for Two - or three or four! Enoy an excellent afternoon tea in an Edinburgh Woollen Mill visitor centre for just £12.00 for two people.
Simply the Best centres can be found in several towns, from Jedburgh in the Borders to John o‘ Groats, on the north coast..
But remember - they are closed just now (as at end August) but some may be open when you visit.
A must on your visit is the Trossachs Woollen Mill at Kilmahog, near Callendar. There are a couple of Highland cattle here - Hamish Dhu and Honey, both quite tame; make sure that you stop to say hello, take selfies and enjoy an afternoon tea! For a true taste of Scotland, enjoy a free whisky-tasting in the Spirit of Scotland Whisky Shops dedicated to the craft of distilling malt whisky and stocking over 150 top brands. There is a range of special events at the Shopping Outlet at Leith Mills in Edinburgh and at other locations, where tastings can be booked exclusively for you..
For your first - or last visit - in Scotland, stop off in the lovely Borders' town of Jedburgh, where you can stock up on woollens or buy gifts. If you are travelling up the west route from England, it's a short trip from the M6 to Moffat, one of our best stores in Scotland.
You will find centres in John o Groats, Ullapool, Inverness, Spean Bridge, Fort William, Oban, Inveraray, Kilmahog, Cupar,
Aberfoyle, Edinburgh, Melrose, New Lanark, Moffat and Jedburgh.
We hope that they will be open soon!
Weavers at Work: It's fascinating to watch craftsmen at work and you can do this in ourstores in Inverness and at Spean Bridge near Fort William.
The Edinburgh Woollen Mill hampers are ideal for Christmas and for special occasions. Buy a ready-made hamper or put one together yourself by choosing items in the store (food, clothes and whisky) to match the person you want to treat. The store will gift-wrap the hamper and can even deliver it. Visit www.simplythebestdestinations.co.uk
For afternoon tea and for lunch, our restaurants offer the finest of Scottish food. Take time out from a busy day, for morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. All the centres with catering facilities offer the excellent PURA speciality coffee and our Tea for Two (available all day), We also have specials for children.
Every Centre is packed with clothing, knitwear, whisky shops, gifts and food, as well as delicious meals and snacks.
Edinburgh Woollen Mill centres are more than just shops!
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