Shops, Gifts and Galleries
in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
The Loch Lomond and Trossachs area is a unique part of the world and has some superb shops and galleries, featuring and selling work and brands from Scottish and International designers. Please take your time and see what the area has to offer as listed below.
Shops, Gifts and Galleries
Mansefield Studios, Pottery & Gallery, Arrochar: Tom Butcher produces both sculptural pieces and a unique range of functional tableware from his studio on th shores of Loch Lomong. The Gallery showcases superb quality ceramics, jewellery, photography, paintings, textiles and other traditional crafts inspired by and hand made in Scotland. Open Tuesday – Saturday 10.30am to 5.30pm. Tom Butcher’s Gallery is at Mansefield Studios, Arrochar, Loch Long, G83 7AG. Tel: 01301 702956.www.mansefieldstudios.com www.tombutcherceramics.com
The Ealain Gallery, pronounced ‘ya-lin’ which is the gaelic word for art, is situated in the picturesque village of Drymen at the heart of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Discover original contemporary Scottish Art, with changing exhibitions showcasing some of the best Scottish talent from a wide range of artists. Our diverse selection includes well-renowned artists to the up and coming. We also stock an extensive range of malt and blended whiskies with regular tastings and advice on hand if you are looking for that special limited edition or special bottling. You will find a beautiful range of ceramics, glassware, pottery, designer jewellery and gifts for all ages and occasions. A haven for arts, crafts and whisky lovers alike. Open Monday – Saturday 10-5.30 and 12-4 Sunday. Ealain Gallery, 36/42 Main Street, Drymen, G63 0BG. Located off the A811 heading to/from Stirling. Tel: 01360 660996.www.ealaingallery.com
Loch Lomond Shores is Scotland’s most spectacular visitor destination. Located on the banks of Loch Lomond it offers visitors a unique mix of shopping, leisure and dining experiences. Shopping includes Jenners department store as well as high street names and boutique style shops. Leisure activities include a children’s adventure playpark, outdoor amusements, bike, canoe and pedal boat hire and the Loch Lomond Sealife Aquarium. There are two cafes as well as the Kilted Skirlie restaurant at Loch Lomond Shores, all offering a wide range of modern Scottish fayre as well as fantastic views of the loch. Throughout the year there is also a packed calendar of events – see website for details. Free parking. Loch Lomond Shores, Ben Lomond Way, Balloch G83 8QL. Tel 01389 751035. www.lochlomondshores.com.
Loch Lomond Gift House has been renowned for its high quality Scottish gifts and souvenirs since 1996. Beautiful jewellery, gifts and cards for both traditional and contemporary tastes. Also on offer is a professional Highland wear department for ‘buy or hire’ specialising in made-to-measure kilts, Highland wear and accessories. Quality service at prices you can afford. Open 7 days. Balloch Road, Balloch, Dunbartonshire. Tel: 01389 753437.
Stewarts of Helensburgh specialising in Ladies and Men’s quality clothes is a well established, family run business offering a personal service that meets today’s ever increasing requirements. Ian and Alison Stewart along with their friendly staff invite you to browse and select from a comprehensive variety of classic and casual wear from leading British and European manufacturers. 30 West Princes Street, Helensburgh. Tel: 01436 671543.www.stewartsclothing.co.uk.
The Pink Gallery: Pure feminine indulgence! Chic boutique featuring the latest summers elegance and high street trends. Everything from jewellery, handbags, accessories, fashion, partywear, beachwear and now a fantastic bridalwear and accessories department. Browse the ‘Tarsiani’ range plus Pink Lady, Noli and Jay Z’s Rocawear Handbag collection. 28 Sinclair Street, Helensburgh. Tel: 01436 678848. Affordable prices for women of all ages, styles and budgets. www.pinkgalleryfashion.com and www.thepinkgallery.co.uk for our art gallery/shop.
MacGillivray’s Scottish Gifts and Coffee Shop. The perfect opportunity to stop for coffee and browse a superb selection of gifts and souvenirs from designers, craftmakers and confectioners including Sheila Fleet jewellery, Scottish Fine Soaps, Shetland Silver, Dunoon Ceramics, Edinburgh Rock and Walkers Shortbread. Enjoy quality home-baking, soups, snacks and salads and a welcome cup of tea or coffee! 89 West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, G84 8BB. Tel: 01436 675161. Shop online at www.macgillivrays.co.uk.
Clyde Whiskies is an independent whisky shop offering a friendly service. Meet Duncan and Fred and browse over 100 malts, plus a range of premium spirits, real ales and cigars. Services also include corporate tastings, private tutored tastings, personalised labels and gift vouchers. Whatever your dram of choice from Highland, Lowland, Speyside or the Island regions, you will find it here! 86 West Clyde Street, Helensburgh. If you can’t make it to the shop, please email us with any requirements. Tel: 01436 673816. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hill House is a stunning example of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s domestic architecture and stunning design and said to be his finest domestic creation. This traditional Scottish home is complimented by a beautiful garden , sympathetically restored to the early Mackintosh design suggestions. Tearoom and vibrant design-led gift shop. A second shop specialises in Mackintosh inspired goods and books of architectural and historical interest. Parking and disabled access. Open 1 Apr to 31 Oct daily 1.30 – 5.30pm. Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh. Tel: 0844 4932208. www.nts.org.uk
Pause Clothing Boutique for trendy guys and girls. A fabulous range of branded clothing including jeans, shirts, skirts, dresses, hoodies, trainers, t-shirts, bags and accessories, plus much more. Brands include Replay, Miss Sixty, Energie, Carhartt, Chilli Pepper, Fly 53, Motel – just to name a few. Really cool,. stylish clothing and accessories at great prices. Well worth a visiti to Helensburgh in itself! 7 Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh. Tel: 01436 671678. Find us on Facebook.
The Toy Shop: Take a trip back in time an rediscover some timeless classics! The shelves are brimming with toys and games that promote creativity, imagination and learning through play. There are beautiful doll’s houses, boys-toys, baby books, soft toys, kites, craft kits, travelling and outdoor games and great pocket money ideas from 20p! A warm welcome and advice is at hand to help you pick a great gift for the little special someone. Open Mon-Sat, 10am – 5.30pm. 90 West Clyde Street, Helensburgh. Tel: 01436 677500. www.the-toyshop.co.uk.
Brambles: Fine Leather Gifts. Timeless quality leather for every occasion including ladies and gents bags, wallets, purses, personal organisers, travel items, journals and photo albums. We also stock Cross Pens. Our leather goods are sourced from International and renowned manufacturers, where only the very best of hides are used, ranging from semi analine, full grain and vegetable tanned. Purchase that special gift with confidence, from a retailer with over 20 years experience in the leather industry. Open 7 days, all year 10am to 5pm (11am Sun). 22 Main Street, Callander. Tel: 01877 331329.
Nature’s Corner inc The Honey Shop offers choice in organic health foods: juices, supplements, gluten-free products, Bioforce, Solgar, homeoepathics and much more including a fantastic range of honeys and honey based products. We also stock a huge variety of pet supplies. Local delivery, postal service or order online. Open 7 days 9am (12.30pm Sun) to 5pm. 2a Cross Street, Callander. T: 01877 330200. www.natures-corner.com. email@example.com