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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 […]

Scottish Clan Quiz – How Davidson are you?

Clan Davidson Fancy a challenge? Of course you do! Why not show of your Clan Davidson knowledge in our short quiz to put you to the test. Will you be the next Clan Chieftain or will you be chased out of the Clan in disgrace? Clan Davidson Quiz How did you get on? Are you […]

Meet our Makers – Tartan Picture Gallery by Alison McLeod

There are lots of fantastic makers out there doing some wonderful things with tartan and over the years ScotlandShop has built up a little tartan crafting community who rely on us to fulfill their tartan crafting needs. As a salute to our crafters and to inspire you all we would like to take you on […]

Meet the Clan Davidson Dance School

Meet the Clan Davidson Dance School, leading the way in bringing traditional highland dancing to Northern Ireland. The Origins The Clan Davidson Dance School was started in 2005 by Laura Davidson based in Newtownards, South Belfast. Drawing from her roots Laura wanted to call the school Clan Davidson as her maiden name was Davidson and […]

Golf – Scotland’s Best Courses

Golf in Scotland Scotland is a small nation. With a population of about 6 million people (0.0008% of the world’s population) it is always surprising how much of an influence it has had and continues to have on the world. One of the areas where our ¬†nation’s influence can be most strongly felt is in […]

Bopping in Bonn – Scottish Country Dancing takes centre stage

This weekend the beautiful town of Bonn in Germany will be overwhelmed with youth crazy about Scottish Country Dancing. The birthplace of Beethoven sits peacefully on the banks of the Rhine and the water is absolutely delicious due to the fact that it is piped directly from the Eifel mountains 50 miles away. The dancers […]

Unleash Your Tartan – Clan Davidson

Clan Davidson In my time writing up these clan blogs, the Chattan Confederation has come up time and again. Being a shiftless millennial, I didn’t bother to find out anything about this group, deeming it too much work. When I started researching Clan Davidson, I was dismayed to learn that they are a part of […]

Throw down your tartan blanket – 5 Scottish Favourites

After a week of stunning weather up here in bonnie Scotland we are truly in the picnic mood. Shake out that moth eaten old tartan rug (or choose yourself a very lovely new one) and prepare yourself for the 5 Scottish favourites. The best Scottish picnic destination by car We are a little biased as […]