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Edinburgh Shopping

Edinburgh is now a shopper's paradise, and the range of goods on offer in the Edinburgh shops, is as diverse as the City of Edinburgh itself. Go shopping in Edinburgh on the Royal Mile, for shops that stock goods made in Scotland, and as Scotland is famous for it's knitwear, you will find specialist shopping for the likes of Scottish cashmere sweaters, and the finest of Scottish lambs wool, offered by any shop in the country. You can shop for antiques, Scottish CDs, tapes and records, gifts made in Scotland, Scottish bagpipes, kilts and tartan woollen products all made in Scotland. A great inexpensive gift from Scotland is Scottish shortbread which you will see in shops all over Edinburgh. Luxury or budget priced you will find it all in the shops of Edinburgh.

Hotels near the center of Edinburgh
Richmond Place Apartments3 starfrom £84.00
Gilmour's Entry Apartment from £240.00
Nicolson Apartments4 starfrom £59.00
Masson House3 starfrom £69.00
Salisbury Green Hotel3 starfrom £76.00
 

Harvey Nichols, Edinburgh

Harvey Nichols opened its long-awaited Edinburgh store on the 15th August 2002 Fans of the London store will be pleased to know that it has a bar similar to the Fifth Floor Bar in London but with the added attraction of a view of Edinburgh Castle! The bar is on the fourth floor and an interesting twist is that it has been "localised" and been called the Forth Bar (no prizes for guessing - you can see the river). There is also a restaurant of the same name. Harvey Nichols Edinburgh had a grand opening with a host of celebrities. The famous Harvey Nichols food hall is also on the upper level.

 

St James Shopping Centre

Welcome to Edinburgh's premier shopping centre. James Shopping offers you over 50 high street stores all under one roof, right in the heart of Scotland's cosmopolitan capital.

 

Farmers Market

If you want food as fresh as it can be, visit Edinburgh Farmers' Market every Saturday throughout the year. The market takes place on Castle Terrace under the dramatic skyline of Edinburgh Castle, from 9am - 2pm. The market attracts over 60 specialist producers from as far afield as Inverness and Northumberland. The majority of stallholders are primary producers, in that they grow what they sell. A quarter of the producers are meat oriented, including specialities such as wild boar, venison, ostrich and water buffalo. Organic beef, chicken, lamb and pork are also offered. Other types of produce include fish (lobster in season) free-range eggs (including duck eggs) cheese, seasonal fruit & vegetables, honey, chillies and plants. In addition you'll find producers who bake and prepare their own farm products. Guest producers provide specialities including organic beer, liqueurs, bread, chocolates and chutneys.