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Celebrity Special – Doddie Weir and his 4 Tartan Suit

We are often asked to make tartan clothing for celebrities and we would love to name drop and shout about it but it wouldn’t be ethical unfortunately. We do have one however who I am allowed to tell you about. He is a regular visitor to ScotlandShop, his voice is instantly recognisable as he climbs […]

Unleash your inner tartan: Clan Armstrong

Back in the Borders again. The Reiver Clan Armstrong were once one of the mightiest clans in Southern Scotland, capable of raising 3,000 men at the height of their power, however, their troublemaking caught up with them in the end and the clan scattered around the world. Here we look at a little of the […]

Colour Me Tartan – Greenery, the colour of 2017

A refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings. Pantone Color Institute Clockwise: Thomas Kent Clocks – Pimlico Olive Wall Clock , Fusion Living – Charles Eames Style Green Retro Side Chair, LSA International – CORO Tumbler X 4 in Green, –Bright Check Lambswool Rug In Bellspool Tartan, Pantone – SMART Color Swatch Card, KitchenAid –Artisan Mixer 4.8L in […]

Scottish Clan Quiz – How Kerr are you?

Clan Kerr Quiz Fancy a test of your Clan Kerr knowledge? Of course you do! Pit your wits against our latest quiz and find out if you know all the well known and lesser known facts about the mighty Clan Kerr. Thank you to the Clan Kerr website for the banner with the fabulous statement […]

Newsflash – we’ve got keys!

We are very excited to announce that we have just picked up the keys for our very first shop. After 14 years of internet only retailing and many requests from customers to come and visit we thought it was time to branch out and welcome you to a bricks and mortar store. From August you […]

Clan Kerr: Unleash Your Inner Tartan

Clan Kerr – A Sinister Bunch Clan Kerr is a Scottish Clan which comes from the Scottish Borders. The family originally came to Scotland, like so many other Scottish Clans, from Normandy in France before settling in the Jedburgh area of the Borders. The Clan has been prominent in the history of the Borders with […]

Borders Wedding Venues – Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

Borders Wedding Venues With rolling green hills, hundreds of stately homes and the mighty River Tweed, the Scottish Borders are an ideal wedding location. You might call me biased, seeing as I’m a local in these parts, but I can’t think of anywhere better to tie the knot. Of course, opinions are like… well, one […]

Meet our Makers- Tartan on the Wireless!

How cool does that look? Imagine dancing round the kitchen to your very own favourite or clan tartan radio!   Tony and his Tartan Tony Holley started covering radios after he purchased his own Roberts Radio and was unhappy with the covering quality on the new revival models. He sourced some off cuts of fabric […]

Unleash your inner tartan: Clan Sinclair

If you are into your history and particularly your Scottish history you will find all the clan stories really interesting anyway, but if you are a little more reticent about delving into the past then I think the Clan Sinclair is going to change this forever. They are a very interesting bunch! French origins? St […]

Cast your vote: What is Scotland’s Best Golf Course?

Golf in Scotland Scotland has a long tradition of golfing excellence. The game of golf that we know and love today can trace its roots back to groups such as the Royal and Ancient Golf Club and the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers. Similarly, Scottish players such as Sandy Lyle and Colin Montgomery, Scottish players have […]