Royal Highland Show 2016- Shopping

Organisers estimate that over £8million is set to be spent on shopping over the four days of the Royal Highland Show (23-26 June)

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The main shopping arcade has received a makeover, attracting even more luxury retailers. The 2016 Show will be a ‘shoppers paradise’ for the 200,000 visitors predicted to attend the Royal Highland Centre.

The 13th Avenue Shopping Arcade will become a lifestyle shopping destination featuring top UK brands with award winning artists and UK designers. The Arcade  has been redesigned with a boutique feel, and will boast a bar where shoppers can enjoy a well-earned rest with a glass of bubbles. With over 1,100 trade stands across the showground, Scotland biggest celebration of the best in farming, food and rural life, which attracted record visitor numbers in 2015, will give keen shoppers the chance to snap up some of the biggest brands.

IMG_0790One of the stands is a new yarn store – West Lothian based The Wooly Witch,  They will also be showcasing  beautiful wools and yarns made up into attractive Knitting Kits and Crochet Kits with high-quality knitting wool by British Yarn manufacturers King Cole and award winning West Yorkshire Spinners’s Bluefaced Leicester pure wool yarn.

The knitting kits and crochet kits have all the wool required and the pattern in a convenient pack, ready to take away and start knitting!

 

Visitors are encouraged to touch the softness of the yarns and admire the knitted up samples that reveal how finished garments will look and feel.

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With over 1,100 trade stands across the showground, Scotland biggest celebration of the best in farming, food and rural life, which attracted record visitor numbers in 2015, will give keen shoppers the chance to snap up some of the biggest brands in country inspired fashion, such as Barbour, Hunter, Fairfax & Favor, Joules and Dubarry. You cna find the Wooly Witch in the Small Marquee in Avenue 13.

Once the shopping is done there are many options for eating great food, with restaurants, stands and the Scotland’s Larder  area.

The Royal Highland Show have recently dropped the ticket price for entry and children under 16 go free.

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