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Highlands

Ballathie House Hotel

Perthshire
Turreted fairytale architecture, fine food and relaxing ambience. Winner 2014 CiS Excellence Awards Independent Hotel of the Year.

Early Bird Enterprises

Isle of Skye
Keith and Rachel Jackson run a smallholding at Orbost Estate with Soay Sheep, Highland Cows, and Wild Boar Cross Gloucester Old Spot (Iron Age) Pigs.

Peat Inn

Peat Inn
Geoffrey and Katherine Smeddle in residence at this fine destination restaurant with a Michellin Star. Only the finest produce with consummate skill.

Blyd’O’It Fishshop

Shetland Isles
Perfect wee place bursting with landed catch and also local heritage delicacies such as Slow Food Ark of Taste Salt Herring and salt cod too.

Brian Maule at Le Chardon d’Or

Glasgow
Well deserved reputation for fine dining and also devotes time to young chefs. Winner of the 2012 Chef of the Year – CIS Excellence Awards.

Battlefield Bakery

Strathaven
Converted farm building to bakery producing a range of delicious farmhouse style breads, biscuits, preserves and sweet treats. Stuart is 4th generation of baking enthusiasts.

Alexa Dunlop

Auchterarder
Local greengrocer with lovely displays outside pretty high street shop. Also herbs and flowers, nuts, honeys and seeds.

Black Isle Brewery

Black Isle
Popular range of high quality organic beers and regulars at farmers' markets.

Tolbooth Seafood Restaurant

Stonehaven
Oldest building in town, the county Tolbooth, dating from the 16th Century. Now a fine seafood restaurant right by the harbour.

Roots, Fruits and Flowers

Glasgow
Colourful, friendly, comprehensive emporium supplying high quality fruit and vegetables, organic wholefoods and bespoke flowers.

Oxenfoord Organics

Pathhead
Family run - fruit, vegetables and flowers, all organic, from the ancient walled gardens of Oxenfoord Castle. Box scheme and farmers' markets.

Tobermory Chocolate

Isle of Mull
Waterfront café alongside "factory" shop this is a delightful spot to visit and tarry awhile. Gift baskets, vouchers and heavenly drinking chocolate.

Gamba

Glasgow
Seafood restaurant and magnet for design conscious. Meat lovers need not despair!

Grain Store

Edinburgh
Fine food served naturally.This is a little gem, upstairs in Edinburgh's historic winding Victoria Street, very laid back and unpretentious.

Ceilidh Place

Ullapool
An institution in Ullapool, started out as a cafe in a boatshed in 1970 and from the beginning was environmental, local and convivial.

The Sheiling, Uig

Isle of Skye
Fun and friendly hip indy café, bookstore with bric a brac and collectables too. LP's, fascinating books: ancient and modern. Light meals with local food: soups/quiches/cakes.

Fish in Crieff

Crieff
Chef Willie Little is so passionate about seafood he opened his own fish shop! He also shares his expertise with customers from far and wide.

Ondine

Edinburgh
Chef Patron Roy Brett ran Rick Stein's empire prior to having his own place. Predominantly seafood there are gourmet steaks here too.

Martin Baird Butcher

Melrose
So much more than a butcher's with tasty range of delicatessen too. Great local produce and friendly service.

Mull Pottery & Gallery

Isle of Mull
Studio and gallery where Peter Walker aka Pete the Pot, who studied art and ceramics at Glasgow School of Art, is to be found.

Tapa Organic

Glasgow
Organic artisan bakery and coffee roasterie with 2 outlets. Wheat, gluten-free products, and yeast-free sourdoughs. Courses, coffees and much more.

Highland Park Distillers

Orkney Isles
Owned by Edrington Group. Founded 1798 and still has traditional malting floor. Visitor Centre. A hint of peat plus sweetness from oak barrels.

Cavens

Dumfries
Charming country house set amidst beautiful gardens. Fine food, wine and gracious surroundings,

Andersons Greengrocer

Glasgow
Lovely fruit and veg shop on foodie's heaven Byres Road! Lovely market feel in pretty displays.

Lochaber Farm Shop

Ben Nevis
Rural log cabin with delightful gift and farm shop. Carefully sourced produce, locally reared meat, cured cuts, veg and Fair Trade produce.

Gows Delicatessen

Ballater
Lovely deli with very good cheese selection and a great range of Scottish produce.

Transition Turriefield

Shetland Isles
Community Supported Agriculture scheme is a community food growing project on the western edge of Shetland supplying fruit and veg.

Old Bridge Inn

Aviemore
Cheery hostelry on the ski road. Offering great fresh local food from the Cairngorm region in an informal setting.

Mossgiel Milk

Ayrshire
Artisan micro milk business with Ayrshires, producing on farm, non-homogenized, local milk. Farm shop and now selling tasty meat from Ayrshires too.

Ardalanish Organic Farm & Weaving Mill

Isle of Mull
Organic farm rearing Highland beef and Hebridean mutton. Fabulous woven yarns too on vintage weaving looms. Sustainability in spades!
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Iona Pottery

Isle of Iona
Converted croft near Abbey with beautiful handthrown pottery evoking the seas and sights of Iona. Gallery of limited edition prints, art cards and etchings.

St Columba Hotel

Isle of Iona
Community owned with delicious local produce, often from their organic garden, comfy chairs with panoramic views in the lounge.

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