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Tartan Weaving Mill

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Good spot the find an array of affordable souvenirs.

From from what I’ve read this is the last working weaving mill in Edinburgh and it sits on the site... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LVNVRichard
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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The real deal

This place is huge! Multiple levels of merchandise from a variety of labels. Huge selection. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
posnoski
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Gainesville, Florida
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555 Castlehill | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2ND, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From from what I’ve read this is the last working weaving mill in Edinburgh and it sits on the site of a 17th century water reservoir. The mill is located on the bottom floor, but it wasn’t apparent to me when you could observe the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is huge! Multiple levels of merchandise from a variety of labels. Huge selection. They are most helpful in helping you find legitimate tartan patterns for your clan, both modern and historical. If not in stock you can place an order and have your...More

Thank posnoski
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This is actually an interesting attraction from a certain perspective. From the outside, this gift store complex by the entrance to Edinburgh Castle does not look large, but it is actually a sprawling complex which goes down some distance below street level into this large...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

A great shopping experience with all you shopping needs on various levels. The shop has a photo experince where you can dress up in old fashioned scottish costumes and have you picture printed for £20.

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

The entrance looks like it will be a small shop but once you enter one realizes it is a really big store. There are four levels below the main floor and one above. The selling space is huge with lots and lots of clan-related merchandise...More

2  Thank WRHOTEN
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Tartan is just outside the Edinburgh Castle and the building is magnificent as there are so many floors (like six) in the ground and don't worry, it won't give you any claustrophobia, I guarantee! Yes, I want every men's clothing in there for me, myself...More

1  Thank Yel_Yint
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Keep over an hour to walk through the different floors - exquisite cashmere products as well as traditional souvenirs. Don't miss the floor that has the Harry Potter merchandise - kids would absolutely go bonkers. The staff can be a bit more helpful.

Thank Kembhootha
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We planned the pictures before we went to Edinburgh, and there was no wait, without reservations, to have them taken and processed. the photographer was fun, suggested several poses, and we got to select the two we liked best to have printed (high quality 8X10s)....More

2  Thank Chuck D
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This colossal place has something for everybody: fans of Harry Potter or Scottish genealogy, historical presentations of Scottish fashion and textiles, a range of knits, wools and fashion for obligatory gifting to high-quality keepsakes, tchotchkes galore, and a photo studio we could not get enough...More

Thank emiyoshida
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a good place to spend an hour, getting a bit of history and maybe spending a few pounds. We entered upstairs with the intention of buying souvenirs and ended up wandering the entirety of the building. As frantic and packed as the top...More

Thank Jessica S
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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oliver1971
10 December 2017|
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Response from thedebster22 | Reviewed this property |
It depends how many people you have. You can have two people, four people, all the way up to six people I believe. It was about £20 for me and my partner to have our photo taken and it's roughly £10 per person (I say roughly... More
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pstolz
6 August 2017|
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The cost varies from how many people are in the photo, but for two people it was £25.
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Ron T
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I'm sorry but I didn't even notice one.
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