Step outside Perth city itself and you will find the towns and villages that make our beautiful area such a pleasure to explore.
Head west to Crieff and Comrie brimming with a wonderful choice of gifts or pay a visit to Abernethy and experience the warm welcome of Clootie McToot Dumplings.
The Goldfinch Gallery is delighted to have the work of Malcolm Appleby MBE, a master engraver and highly skilled craftsman, for sale in the gallery. Quirky designs and exquisite details adorn his pieces which include pendants, rings, cufflinks and bracelets. Prices range from £30 - £250
The Goldfinch Gallery is an Arts Collective and Gallery based in the village of Comrie, Perthshire. It showcases the work of established and local emerging artists and designers working in a diverse range of media ranging from paint to print, wood to glass, ceramics to jewellery.
If you are looking for a thoughtful and original gift, the Goldfinch Gallery offers a wealth of choice, authenticity and above all creativity.
Shop local where your choice of gift is really appreciated and makes all the difference.
This beautiful image is printed on softly textured 190 gsm, acid free, archival paper. The print shows the words "Lets go forth with fear & courage & rage to save the world", surrounded with a delicate pattern of leaves and flowers.
Studio 52 is located in the beautiful village of Comrie, a vibrant hub of creativity. Studio 52 is filled with a selection of consciously and ethically curated, homewares, books and gifts from independent creators.
Louise creates intricately patterned, delicate images to be kept and treasured for a lifetime. The catalyst for each one of her designs is the words contained within them. Each fragment speaks about the "big" things in life, love, family, friendship and the possibilities of being.
This handmade white chocolate snowman is handmade and brought to you by one of the finest confectioners. Gordon and Durward of Crieff. Imagine this beauty as your table centrepiece this Christmas Day.
Gordon and Durward was started in 1925, and has been run by Graham and Caroline Donaldson for over 25 years. They have steadily expanded the business to a point where the brand of Gordon and Durward is to be found all over Scotland and England in the finest retailers.
Graham recalls visiting a local farm as a boy, and being told, as he was handed a sweetie from the farmer’s fluffy pocket to, "spit the first sook oot.” Despite this, a sweet tooth and a love of Scottish sweeties has developed and remains today.
This Christmas, Cake 32 is offering a mixed box of treats with a Christmas theme presented in a gift box, perfect as an indulgent treat for yourself or a loved one over the festive period. Perfect for hibernation.
Available to buy in the bakery at 8 East High Street, Crieff, PH7 3AF.
Cake 32 is a small husband-and-wife team bakery based in Crieff offering occasion cakes, indulgent treats and tasty drinks. It has become well known in the area for its stuffed cookies, fudgy brownies and vegan treats as well as a wide range of flavoured hot chocolates and speciality coffees.
Notes of dried fruits and spices from European oak harmonise beautifully with vanilla and caramel tones from American oak. A small number of carefully selected casks unite to create The Glenturret 12 Years Old - crafted by hand and forming the heart of their range.
Hidden in a secluded location in the “Hosh”, Crieff, deep in the Perthshire countryside, flanked by high hills and perched on the bank of the river Turret, sits The Glenturret Distillery.
Steam rising from the still gives the distillery a sacred, magical air. It is a place unfettered by technology, fads, or impatience – here, time-worn experience is highly valued and respect for the craft of whisky-making by hand and heart practised and preached.
If you are looking for an experience in the comfort and safety of your own home, Clootie McToot Dumplings based in Abernethy have available a ‘Make your Own Clootie Dumpling’ Kit.
This beautifully designed and reusable gift box includes: step-by-step guide book, a reusable 'cloot', serving suggestions, muslin cloth, string, and dried ingredients.
Clootie McToot dumplings are lovingly prepared, following the owner Michelle’s traditional family recipe. This recipe has been passed down the generations and is now kept safely with her in her home in Old Abernethy.
There is something nostalgic about a Clootie McToot dumpling. It has a flavour and texture that takes you back in time. Made with carefully selected ingredients, boiled to perfection, it’s then vacuum sealed for freshness and long life. It is a genuine taste of Scotland.
Go South of Perth to the towns of Auchterarder or Kinross and stock up on cashmere, coffee and luxury treats for adults and kiddies alike!
Would you like to take care of this bear?! The Classic Paddington Bear with Boots is an irresistible gift for both collectors of Paddington Bear and young fans. An iconic addition to any Paddington Bear collection and the perfect playroom pal to accompany story time.
This striking soft and cuddly character toy features the distinctive and famous Paddington Bear accessories including a super soft lined duffle coat with real toggles, red felt hat and ‘real’ shiny red wellington boots.
You can find Charlotte and Harris on Auchterarder High Street - a new and exciting independent childrenswear shop. It offers a wide range of unique children’s clothing suiting newborn to 12 years old. Including brands such as Mayoral, Blade & Rose, Hatley, I DO, Emile et Rose, Satila of Sweden and many more!
Charlotte and Harris also stocks a large selection of toys, accessories & gifts including Orange tree wooden toys, Beatrix Potter plush and a very popular rag doll collection.
What more does a woman need than the perfect handbag?
The Limited Edition wholesale exclusive Mini Windsor from Fairfax & Favor is a sought -after gift this Christmas and a firm favourite at OLIAMI. Featuring a cutesy mini tassel in addition to a detachable leather shoulder strap, this Emerald beauty is perfect for the festivities.
The home to luxury brands and a shopping experience like no other, they look forward to welcoming you to their OLIAMI stores in Auchterarder & Edinburgh this winter.
Robertsons of Scotland's stunning new cashmere woven scarf! They wanted to add a pop of colour to their accessories range so they had their beautiful Robertsons of Scotland tweed design woven into the most luxurious cashmere scarf – you won't be disappointed with this purchase!
100% luxurious cashmere
Size 180 x 25 cm
100% made in Scotland
All products delivered in Robertsons of Scotland gift boxes
Colour – red & black
Avant Garde is all about delicious. Delicious gifts, delicious furnishings, delicious food and delicious drinks – all under one roof at 55 High Street, Kinross!
Avant Garde’s Christmas range is truly imaginative and eclectic. For example, these featured DIY liqueurs are great gifts at just £9.99 each. Each bottle contains all the natural ingredients you need – all the recipient has to do is add alcohol, give the bottle a daily affectionate shake and wait patiently. Before you know it, they’ll enjoy their very own delicious creation.
But there’s so much more at Avant Garde – for Christmas and all other seasons.
Come and visit (open 7 days in December)
Selling beautiful cashmere garments and accessories, but also a fun, stylish clothing for men and women from a range of well known, popular brands.
Cashmere at Lochleven has something for everyone. Cards, gifts, ceramics and scented candles are complemented by toys, hats, scarves and gloves.
The list goes on.
Cashmere at Lochleven is located next to the Todd & Duncan Mills in Kinross by Loch Leven.
The first coffee they named Wee Stoater - a single farm coffee from Brazil. Wind forward five years and Wee Stoater has become synonymous with top tier coffee. It’s chocolatey, nutty and naturally sweet, very mellow and easy going. A session coffee. They think you are going to like it a lot!
Unorthodox Roasters is a coffee roasting venture born from a 10-month trip to Latin America.
Neil and Chris quit their jobs as a restaurant manager and media accountant to pursue a hunt for knowledge amongst the coffee plantations.
The two travellers succeeded in learning from the best coffee roasters on the continent and visiting almost all of the coffee growing regions from Bolivia through Colombia to Mexico.