Scottish gifts: Christmas gift guide 2017

We give you some ideas of the best Scottish gifts for Xmas whether you’re looking for handmade Scottish gifts or Scottish themed Christmas presents for those people who love the Scottish Highlands and Islands as much as you do. If you see something you’d like for yourself, why not send a link to this page […]

We give you some ideas of the best Scottish gifts for Xmas whether you’re looking for icon
handmade Scottish gifts or Scottish themed Christmas presents for those people who love the Scottish Highlands and Islands as much as you do. If you see something you’d like for yourself, why not send a link to this page as a subtle hint.

Here’s our selection of the best Scottish christmas presents:

Present for Scottish beer drinkers – Scottish brewery map

With real ale becoming more popular you’re bound to know someone who will love this Scottish brewery map which has been created using place names of breweries, and brewing terms.

 

Scottish gifts - Scottish beer map
Buy from Not on the High Street
£23

Gift for Scottish whisky drinkers – Scottish Hip Flask with Saltire design

This stainless steel hip flask is covered in a leather Saltire design making it a robust and stylish gift for lovers of Scottish whisky who like to carry a few drams in their pocket.
Scottish Saltire Hip Flask - Scottish themed Christmas presents
Buy from David-Louis Designs
£30

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society membership

Treat any whisky fans in your life to membership to The Scotch Malt Whisky Society so they can enjoy discovering the world’s widest collection of single cask whiskies. Membership benefits include exclusive access to around 20 new whiskies and spirits in their monthly Outturn, entry for the member and up to three guests to the Society’s four Members’ Rooms in Edinburgh and London, tasting events, discounted dram prices at all SMWS partner bars across the UK and the rest of the world, and
a free subscription to Unfiltered, their award-winning members’ magazine.

Memberships from only £65

Gift for a lover of Scottish islands – Scottish Isles Personalised Print

A unique Christmas present to celebrate a special Scottish island in your life such as where you met, got engaged, had your wedding or other special event or place which you want to celebrate. You can personalise the print with date, names and event as well as choosing colours and a symbol to pinpoint the exact location.

Buy from Brambler

£26

There’s Nae Place Like Hame – Scottish phrase wall art

This wooden laser cut pennant flag celebrates the Scottish phrase “There’s Nae Place Like Hame” (There’s No Place Like Home) and the text is in the style of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Other phrases unique to Scotland are also available.

Scottish Gifts - There's Nae Place Like Hame wooden artOther phrases available

Buy from We are Scamp
£12.50

Handmade Scottish fairy tree topper

Decorate the top of your tree with Liberty, a handmade and unique fairy or angel tree topper made from locally sourced old, recycled & organic materials. We love the hair made from Scottish lichen.  Liberty will sit on a ledge or she can hang on a tree or wall so also makes a lovely present.

Handmade Scottish gifts - Christmas tree fairy angelOther fairy and angel designs made to order

Buy from LottiesSewKnit

£25

 

Christmas gift for tea drinkers – Scottish Thistle Knitted Tea Cosy

Knitted in supersoft lambswool in Scotland this tea cosy features a row of thistles and is lined with 100% cotton fabric.

Buy from Clova Knits

£44

‘Tunnock’s’ Scottish Coasters

A set of four Tunnock’s teacake and caramel wafer design coasters celebrating the famous Scottish tea time treats, made just outside of Glasgow.

Buy from Gillian Kyle Gift & Home

£12.75

Present for a dolphin lover – “On a Rising Tide” by Charlie Phillips

 Winner of Favourite Scottish Nature Photography Book Award 2016. This award-winning book contains nearly 100 of Charlie Phillips’ photographs of the Moray Firth bottlenose dolphins.
Buy from Amazon

 Present for a Scottish beer drinker – Case of 12 Scottish beers

A fantastic collection of hand-crafted Scottish ales featuring independent breweries from all over Scotland from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh and Alloa to Loch Fyne. A perfect gift for a real ale fan missing the taste of Scotland or any ale drinker who wants to see what Scottish breweries have to offer.

Buy from Best of British Beer
£42.95

Present for fans of Scottish wildlife –  Wildlife map of Scotland

I bought this wonderful wildlife map as a birthday gift for my boyfriend and I love it. If you know any nature fans, they will love this map whatever their age. The map features 35 animals including:

Red Deer, Red Fox, Red Squirrel, Badger, Daubenton’s Bat, Mountain Hare, Orkney Vole, Otter, Pine Marten, Roe Deer, Wild Goat, Wildcat, Atlantic Salmon, Basking Shark, Bottlenose Dolphin, Common Seal, Grey Seal, Harbour Porpoise, Minke Whale. Orca (Killer Whale), Shetland pony, Highland cow, Brown hare, Oystercatcher, Adder, Barn Owl, Golden Eagle, Osprey, Red Kite, White-tailed Eagle, Gannet, Red Grouse, Black Grouse, Puffin and… the Loch Ness Monster.

Buy from Kate McLelland Shop

£20

See photos of bottlenose dolphins taken by WDC’s (Whale and Dolphin Conservation) Charlie Phillips as he shares his tips on what to do in the Scottish Highlands and Islands.

Scottish gifts – Handmade hair bow or bow tie

A unique hair bow / bow tie hand-crafted from white & cream flecked wool, locally sourced pine cones & lichen, & vintage lace.

Handmade Scottish gifts - white bow tie / hairclipBuy from LottiesSewKnit

£14.00

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