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South Scotland

Schoolhouse Pottery

Lochcarron
Susan's creative range of ceramics are functional and beautiful, all dishwasher safe. She has plates and bowls, vases and teapots, all in a wide range of hues.

Fyne Ales

Loch Fyne
Award-winning ales from natural ingredients and own spring. Traditional methods based on the old British Cask Ale heritage and own strain of yeast too with provenance.

Bellfield Organic Nursery

Newburgh
Organic produce with excellent reputation with a well managed box scheme, regular stall at Edinburgh's famers' market.

Oyster Shed

Isle of Skye
Quirky shed of seafood goodies! Hot, cold, live or frozen seafood! Take away/sit in the fresh air!

Kingsbarns Distillery & Visitor Centre

St Andrews
Opened in 2014 by the Wemyss family with first Single Malt release due 2018. Darnley's Gin Still House is next door with gin tours from July 2017.

Taste of Galloway

Thornhill
Galloway beef and Blackface cross lamb reared on rolling hills. Galloway cattle are bonny, native, and smaller than modern breeds with superb flavour.

Ballathie House Hotel

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

The Timberyard

Edinburgh
The building’s history is fascinating. I recall the scents of cedar, pine and linseed and now it's aromatic dishes from Ben's kitchen. Reflecting elements of Nordic inspiration.

Castle of Mey

Thurso
HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother loved its beauty and restored it. She adored the gardens whose produce is now used in the bistro for mouth-watering menus.

Chocolate Tree Company

Edinburgh
Award-winning artisan chocolatiers, organic bean to bar - also with gelato, gateaux. Production in Haddington;retail/café in Bruntsfield.

Bankhead Farmshop

Crombie
Working farm with great range of vegetables plus their own on farm beef. Open 9-5, 7 days a week but only from Nov to May.

Wedgwood The Restaurant

Edinburgh
Stylish contemporary Scottish cuisine in relaxing atmosphere. Paul loves foraging for ingredients and won Thistle Awards Hospitality Hero 2015.

Craig Millar @ 16 West End

St Monans
Stunning views and fine seafood make a winning combo Converted old fishing cottage, with rich exuberant tastes on the table.

Inverlochy Castle

Fort William
Genuine castle in magnificent setting - fine dining par excellence. CiS Award Finaist for Group Hotel of Year Award 2015.

Souter Johnnie’s Inn.

Ayrshire
Wood panelled inn and crackling hearth, thatched roof and a couthy bar bistro. Food is very good and service warm and friendly.

Edradour Distillery

Pitlochry
Tiny distillery. Andrew Symington, Master of the Quaich, ensures it continues to produce traditional, handmade farm whisky and innovative malts.

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.

Cheese Byre

Perth
Cheese emporium for Scottish artisan cheeses, plus other useful condiments and accessories. Cheeses from Orkney to Ayrshire; blues, matures; creamy and smooth.

Little’s Restaurant

Blairgowrie
Willie the seafood guru! Wonderful restaurant, fabulously fresh seafood. Eclectic design and polished tables make it warm and inviting.

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.

Mungoswells Malt & Milling

East Lothian
Grains from 'bread basket' of East Lothian. Sow, grown, harvested and milled on farm for fully traceable Scottish flour, both organic and conventional.

Smoked Gigha Halibut

Isle of Gigha
Organically fed, Winner of Crown Estate Stewardship Award. As for its taste, it is a beautiful delicate flavour. Smoky, sweet, subtle and sustainable.

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.

Katya’s Cakes

Shetland Isles
An island conditori! Her dense chocolate kladdkaka hearts and imaginative range of creations are all delicious.

Cromlix

Dunblane
Cromlix, architecturally, is a magical place. Now a luxury hotel owned by local lad and tennis legend Andy Murray. It has its own exquisite chapel.

Great Glen Charcuterie

Roy Bridge
Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Award Finalist 2016, their range includes salami, chorizo, pepperoni, bresaola and smoked.

Mearns T McCaskie

Wemyss Bay
Top class - and very picturesque - butchers with award winning meats, dry cured bacon, and even wines.

Coach House Coffee Shop

Luss
Bonnie coffee shop with a cheery host, tasty dishes, home baking, every sort of coffee, plus totally different gift ideas. This artistic cafe is a popular place in the heart of Luss.

Edinbane Pottery

Isle of Skye
Specialists in wood fired salt glazed pottery in gentle tones reflecting the surrounding landscape of seas, skies and Cuillins. I buy a wee piece every time I go!

Gows Delicatessen

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

Moffat
Organic blackface and blackface-cross lamb and mutton direct to the public at farmers markets. Slow grown on clovery meadows and herb-rich hills.

Taste of Galloway

Thornhill
Galloway beef and Blackface cross lamb reared on rolling hills. Galloway cattle are bonny, native, and smaller than modern breeds with superb flavour.

Mrs McMyns Eggs

New Abbey
Lohmann hens roam freely in this idyllic spot by the Solway Coast. Organic farm also with herd of suckler cows, sheep and two alpacas to watch them!

Kilnford Farm Shop

Dumfries
Very fine farm shop known for home reared Galloway Beef, Blackface sheep and Kilnford pigs. Full deli selection, cheeses and lovely cafe.

Sulwath Brewers Ltd

Castle Douglas
“Sulwath” is the ancient name for the Solway Estuary. Family business with prize-winning traditionally brewed beers. Lovely shop and tour.

John Mellis

Auldgirth
Fragrant honey and gorgeous gifts in beeswax. Diverse wild forage in Dumfries and Galloway makes for perfect honey.

Cavens

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

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