Arts & Crafts Activities in Scottish Highlands
Northwest Scotland is home to a wonderful community of artists and craft makers, including the internationally renowned ceramicist, Lotte Glob. Many local artists are inspired by the Assynt landscape and produce beautiful work that makes an ideal gift or memento of your stay. Unmissable North coast destinations for arts and craft lovers include Balnakeil Craft Village, Highland Stoneware, and the Old Ferry craft shop right on our doorstep.
Our very local craft shop – find it on Kyleksu slipway.
The Old Ferry Craft Shop
Local artist cooperative
Run as a cooperative by local North coast artists. Sells a wonderful selection of unique jewellery, knitwear, crafts, photos, candles.
- Distance: Right opposite Kylesku Hotel.
Ceramics in the landscape at Lotte Glob’s croft by Loch Eriboll.
Inspirational sculpture croft on the banks of Loch Eriboll
Internationally renowned Danish ceramic artist. Visit Lotte Glob at her home on one of her open days or by appointment.
- Distance: 50 miles.
- The large photograph at the top of this page also shows work by Lotte Glob.
Candle shop & secret tea garden
Beautiful candles created by Mum & Son. Lovely garden area where you can drink tea and eat cake.
- Distance: 11 miles.
- See Assynt Aromas
Achiltibuie Artists’ Gallery
Artists’ collective on the Coigach Peninsula
Landscape paintings, textiles, prints, ceramics, sculpture and jewellery by local artists.
- Distance: 37miles.
- See Achililtibuie Artists’ Gallery
Contemporary art gallery with diverse displays
Lively gallery celebrating contemporary art. Painting, film-making, prints, photos, textiles and sculpture.
- Distance: 31 miles.
- See Rhue Art
Balnakeil Craft Village
Inspirational arts and crafts hub by Durness
Local artists and businesses. Includes Cocoa Mountain chocolatiers, art galleries, prints, ceramics, glass and woodwork.
- Distance: 36 miles.
- See Balnakeil Craft Village
‘Stac Pollaidh across Lochan’ – James Hawkins at RhueArt.