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Art Galleries, Craft Shops and Antiques


Art Galleries, Craft Shops and Antiques

 in Glenlivet and the Cairngorms, Aberdeenshire, Grampian,

Moray, Nairn and Inverness-shire


Reviewed Jan-Mar 2018

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These are commercial galleries and shops.  Non-commercial galleries are listed in the sections on Castles and Houses and Museums and Art Galleries.

A number of artists specialize in paintings of local scenes, but don't always exhibit their wares in galleries.  Have a look at the following websites

John Cannavan



Tomintoul Gallery  (Tomintoul)

01807 580 458



The Gallery in Aberlour  (Aberlour)

01340 871 457



Auldearn Antiques  (Auldearn near Nairn)

An architectural reclamation business housed in an old church.  They have an astonishing array of stuff - fireplaces, chimney pots, statues, vintage clothing, bric-a-brac - very easy to wile away an hour or two!

Open daily from 9.30 until 5.00 pm except for Christmas and New Year.

01667 453 087



Leap Studio & Gallery  (Elgin)

01343 547 289



Loch-an-Eilein Pottery (near Aviemore)

01479 810 837



Cromarty Pottery  (Cromarty)

01381 600 701

Their website is  but I have a problem linking to it.



Logie Steading Art Gallery   (south of Forres)

As well as the art gallery, the Steading is also home to a cafe, the River Findhorn Heritage Centre and various shops including books, furniture, antiques, soft furnishings, farm and garden shop, vintage clothing.

01309 611 378

Their website is   but I have a problem linking to it.



Findhorn Pottery  (Findhorn)

01309 691 601

Based at the Findhorn Foundation along with a number of other artists (painting, weaving) - see Artists Trail  website for details.



South Lissens Pottery and Silk Art (Deskford near Cullen)     TA

The pottery range includes kitchen and cookware, garden pots, bird feeders and decorative pieces.  The artwork includes pictures, cards, hand-dyed silk fabrics and silk buttons.

Ardoch Mill, Deskford AB56 5XX on the B9018 road from Keith to Cullen.

01542 840 037



Deskford Garden Galleries  (Deskford near Cullen)                        TA

The Galleries are set in 3 acres of natural gardens where you can wander and browse a wide selection of antiques, all manner of collectibles, china, glass, jewellery and books, as well as vintage designer clothing and accessories - also paintings and prints and a selection of hand-crafted cards and gifts.  The Galleries are also home to the Willows Tea Room.  

Cottertown of Ardoch, Deskford AB56 5XX - just up the track behind the South Lissens Pottery.

01542 841 400


Portsoy Pottery  (Portsoy)

01261 842404



Lost Gallery  (Strathdon)

Undiscovered Scotland Webpage for the Lost Gallery

01975 651 287


The following website gives information on the theft of “Lost” road signs and the nearby village of Bellabeg, home to the Lonach Gathering

Undiscovered Scotland Webpage for Bellabeg


The Milton Art Gallery (near Banchory)

01330 844 664


The McEwan Gallery  (near Ballater)

01339 755 429

Their website is   but I have a problem linking to it.


Larks Gallery  (Ballater)

01339 755 429


The following website gives information about Ballater

Undiscovered Scotland Webpage for Ballater






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