Shopping in Edinburgh

what to do in edinburgh - edinburgh shoppingGeoffrey (Tailor) Kiltmakers & Weavers

Geoffrey (Tailor) has been established as one of Scotland’s top Kiltmakers and Highland Dress outfitters for many years. The headquarters in Edinburgh’s Royal Mile offers a worldwide mail order service with unique coverage to the United States, whilst successful branches also operate in Glasgow and Galashiels
57-59 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR. Tel: (0131) 557 0256 E-mail:

Customers in the United States call the toll free hotline 1-800-556-1467 and be connected to the USA desk in Edinburgh

James Pringle Weavers

Just five minutes from the Royal Yacht Britannia, you’ll find a world of beautiful knitwear, tartans and Scottish gifts. Clan Tartan centre with an archive computer providing visitors with a printed certificate detailing any clan connection. Coffee Shop. Free parking. Open daily all year. Tel. 0131 553 5161


New York has Bloomingdales, London has Harrods, Edinburgh has Jenners. The oldest independent department store in the world. Princes Street Edinburgh, EH2 2Yj

Aitken & Niven

Established in 1905 ‘the rugby experts’ hold one of the worlds largest collections of rugby goods and accessories in this remowned city centre store.
77-79 George Street, Edinburgh Tel. (0131) 225 1461.

The Woolen Mill

The latest Scottish Knitwear Collections; – Coats, capes and countrywear – Clan and Tartan gifts – Highland Dress – Barbour. Tax free shopping. Worldwide mailing service.

179 High Street, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 1PD Tel . (0131) 225 8023

Bagpipes Galore

Makers and sellers of more bagpipes than any other company in the UK and inventors of the practice pipes (for only £82!) visit scotlands specialist bagpipe shop on the Royal Mile. Tel. 0700 47 47 37

The Cashmere Store of Scotland

Scotland’s most famous Cashmere house opposite St. Giles Cathedral on the Royal Mile. An unrivalled range of Cashmere Knitwear, Coats, Jackets, Scarves, Gloves and accessories for Ladies and Gentlemen – in both classic and contemporary designs.
2 St Giles Street, Royal Mile Tel. (0131) 225 5178

1 Stop Photo

205 High Street (Royal Mile) Tel. (0131) 225 1661 Friendly Quality Service includes – 1 hour photos – Films batteries, accessories – single use cameras – passport pictures – Black and White & E6. Open Mon – Sat 9am-6pm

Scottish Roots

Scotlan’s leading genealogical researchers (est. 1984) Fees from £95. Phone for appointment without obligation. 16 Forth Street, Tel. (0131) 477 8214