A Class Act

A Class Act

Indulge yourself on a unique bespoke high quality shopping spree in the Old Town of Edinburgh.

You will visit a variety of shops and have the option to make your own Harris Tweed handbag.

You will learn about:

  • Shetland wool
  • Harris Tweed
  • Scottish cashmere

We shall visit:

  • The Scottish Textiles Showcase
  • Hawico luxury cashmere
  • ·Bill Baber designer knitwear
  • Fabhatrix
  • Islander

As we walk to the different shops on the Royal Mile and the Grassmarket, I shall tell you about the old town of Edinburgh.

This four-hour walking tour gives you ample opportunity to make purchases.

Depending on when your tour finishes and subject to availability of places, at the end there is the wonderful opportunity to join a workshop and make your own Harris Tweed handbag, a lasting memento of your creativity to show family and friends when you return home.

The workshop must be pre-booked and pre-paid and lasts about an hour. I shall book and pay for the workshop. I shall not accompany you in the workshop where you will be looked after by the workshop leader.

4 hours

Monday, Tuesday
Start time: 1.00pm
End time: 5.00pm

Wednesday to Saturday
Start times: 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00am
End times: 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm


Meeting Point:
Centrally located hotel/self-catering accommodation, bus or train station.

In an email to me, please give the name and address of your meeting point and a contact UK telephone number for the lead person in your group.

End Point:
Islander shop, Candlemaker Row

Child Friendly:


  • email the numbers in your group who wish to participate in the Harris Tweed handbag workshop
  • do not pay until I confirm the places on the workshop


  • £180 per tour for up to 10 people.
    £60 per person for the Harris Tweed bag-making workshop

Please add the workshop cost for each person to your group payment.


Additional Costs:
A second mortgage for gorgeous purchases of clothes and accessories including hats, scarves, gloves, shoes, throws and blankets. Card and cash purchases accepted in the shops we visit.

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